16 Facts Most People Don't Know About The Iconic Slasher Movie, 'Scream'.


Kevin Williamson and Wes Cravens slasher movie 'Scream' was a groundbreaking hit in 1996. It gave us one of the most iconic killers, Ghostface, and went on to create three highly successful sequels.

Here are 16 awesome facts most people don't know about ‘Scream’:

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1/16. The use of caller ID increased more than threefold after the release of the first film.

2/16. The Ghostface mask is based on the famous painting 'The Scream' by Edvard Munch.

3/16. To keep Drew Barrymore looking scared and crying, director Wes Craven kept telling her real life stories about animal cruelty. She is a keen animal lover in real life.

4/16. Wes Craven discovered the Ghostface mask while scouting for filming locations in California. Craven was walking throughout a possible filming-house, and inside one of the rooms he saw the mask hung on a wall. He sent a photo to Dimension Films and they told him to have the prop department make a mask similar to the mask in the bedroom, as they did not own the rights to the mask.

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