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"SCREAM VI"
(2023) (Melissa Barrera, Jenna Ortega) (R)


At-A-Glace Content Summary

Alcohol/Drugs Heavy
Blood/Gross Stuff Extreme
Disrespectful/Bad Attitude Extreme
Frightening/Tense Scenes Extreme
Gun/Weapons Extreme
Imitative Behavior Heavy
Jump Scenes Heavy
Music (Scary/Tense) Extreme
Music (Inappropriate) Heavy
Profanity Extreme
Sex/Nudity Heavy
Smoking Minor
Tense Family Scenes Heavy
Topics to Talk About Heavy
Violence Extreme


QUICK TAKE:
Horror/Comedy: Past survivors of a serial killer, along with their friends, try to avoid a new killer who's donned the infamous Ghostface mask.
PLOT:

Sam Carpenter (Melissa Barrera), her half-sister, Tara (Jenna Ortega), horror film aficionado Mindy Meeks-Martin (Jasmin Savoy Brown), and her brother Chad (Mason Gooding) are all survivors of a serial killer who donned the infamous Ghostface mask...and just so happened to be Sam's boyfriend at the time.

Now, Sam, whose father was a previous version of the Ghostface killer, is ultra-protective of Tara who's in New York attending college with her roommate Quinn (Liana Liberato) -- whose father is Det. Bailey (Dermot Mulroney) -- and goes to school with Mindy, her girlfriend Anika (Devyn Nekoda), Chad, and his roommate Ethan (Jack Champion).

When new Ghostface killings strike, TV reporter and former survivor Gale Weathers (Courtney Cox) shows up on the scene, as does FBI agent Kirby Reed (Hayden Panettiere), a fellow survivor of such killing sprees. With the new killer ultimately targeting Sam specifically, it's up to her and the rest to protect themselves and figure out who the killer is this time.

WILL KIDS WANT TO SEE IT?
If they're fans of the "Scream" movie franchise, they definitely will.
WHY THE MPAA RATED IT: R
For strong bloody violence and language throughout, and brief drug use.


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