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Every Movie Referenced in the Scream Franchise

Here it is- I was bored today so I decided rewatch the entire Scream franchise and record every single movie reference. Randy, Mindy, Chad and Martha would be proud.


In total we have 72 movie references:
Scream (1996)- 21, beginning with Halloween and ending with Carrie
Scream 2- 15, beginning with Aliens and ending with Final Exam
Scream 3- 5, beginning with Vertigo and ending with Reservoir Dogs
Scream 4- 16, beginning with Saw 4 and ending with Piranha
Scream (2022)- 15, beginning with The Babadook and ending with Star Wars: The Force Awakens


Please note, I have only included films that were directly referenced- meaning that the title or characters within the movie were discussed. Also, almost every film…

  • Halloween
  • A Nightmare on Elm Street
  • Friday the 13th
  • The Exorcist
  • Basic Instinct
  • All the Right Moves
  • Candyman
  • The Howling
  • Prom Night
  • The Town That Dreaded Sundown
  • The Evil Dead
  • Hellraiser
  • The Fog
  • Terror Train
  • Day of the Woman
  • Casper
  • The Texas Chain Saw Massacre
  • The Silence of the Lambs
  • Trading Places
  • Psycho
  • Carrie
  • Aliens
  • Terminator 2: Judgment Day
  • House II: The Second Story
  • The Godfather: Part II
  • The Empire Strikes Back
  • Faces of Death
  • Top Gun
  • Friday the 13th Part 2
  • Candyman: Farewell to the Flesh
  • Showgirls
  • The House on Sorority Row
  • The Dorm That Dripped Blood
  • Splatter University
  • Graduation Day
  • Final Exam
  • Vertigo
  • Se7en
  • The Godfather: Part III
  • Return of the Jedi
  • Reservoir Dogs
  • Saw IV
  • Final Destination
  • Bambi
  • Shaun of the Dead
  • Suspiria
  • Don't Look Now
  • The Last House on the Left
  • Peeping Tom
  • Dawn of the Dead
  • The Hills Have Eyes
  • The Amityville Horror
  • My Bloody Valentine
  • When a Stranger Calls
  • Black Christmas
  • House of Wax
  • Piranha
  • The Babadook
  • It Follows
  • Hereditary
  • The Witch
  • Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw
  • Gone with the Wind
  • Knives Out
  • Black Christmas
  • Child's Play
  • Flatliners
  • Halloween
  • Jigsaw
  • Jurassic World
  • Ghostbusters
  • Star Wars: The Force Awakens