Where the original film was mainly based on the slasher films of the 1990s, Scary Movie 2 parodies an array of supernatural and haunted house films from various decades, including The Haunting (1999), The Exorcist (1973), The Amityville Horror (1979), Poltergeist (1982), The Legend of Hell House (1973), House on
Scary Movie 2
Unfortunately, it is the latter, and the movie is `Scary Movie 2 . ‘ This sequel of the funny teen-horror spoof ` Scary Movie ‘ has none of the subtleties, parodies, or even big laughs the original film did. Instead, it digresses to overtly sexual and gross-out humor which doesn’t even work on a gut level.
Defying the very notion of good taste, Scary Movie out-parodies the pop culture parodies with a no-holds barred assault on the most popular images and talked-about moments from recent films, television and commercials. The film boldly fires barbs at the classic scenes from “Scream,” “The Sixth Sense,” “The Matrix,” “I Know What You Did Last Summer” and “The Blair Witch Project,” then goes on to mock a whole myriad of teen movie clichés, no matter the genre.
60 years (May 31, 1960)
The Christopher Guest-style comedy reunites Catherine O’Hara (Beetlejuice, Home Alone ) with Levy as the formerly wealthy magnates in question. The hilarity is capped off by Chris Elliott’s performance as Roland Schitt, the white trash, mullet-wearing, beer-guzzling mayor of the Roses’ new home .
Marlon Wayans has claimed “evil” Harvey Weinstein fired him from the Scary Movie franchise he co-created after refusing him a pay rise. Wayans and his brother Shawn helped develop the long-running horror spoof franchise, and starred in and co-wrote the first two installments in the series.
Christopher Nash Elliott (born May 31, 1960) is an American actor, comedian, and writer. He has appeared in comedic sketches on Late Night with David Letterman (1982–1988), created and starred in the comedy series Get a Life (1990–1992) on Fox, and wrote and starred in the film Cabin Boy (1994).
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44 years (November 29, 1976)