2011, 111 minutes
New decade. New rules.
On the fifteenth anniversary of the original Woodsboro murders, high school students List of Scream characters#Jenny Randall and Marnie Cooper|Jenny Randall (Aimee Teegarden) and List of Scream characters#Jenny Randall and Marnie Cooper|Marnie Cooper (Brittany Robertson) are attacked and brutally killed by a new Ghostface (Scream)|Ghostface. The following day, Sidney Prescott (Neve Campbell) returns to Woodsboro to promote her new book with her publicist List of Scream characters#Rebecca Walters|Rebecca Walters (Alison Brie). Sidney becomes a suspect in the murders after evidence is found in her rental car, and she must stay in the town until the murders are solved. Her cousin, List of Scream characters#Jill Roberts|Jill (Emma Roberts), who is dealing with the betrayal of her ex-boyfriend, List of Scream characters#Trevor Sheldon|Trevor Sheldon (Nico Tortorella) gets a threatening phone call from Ghostface, as does her friend List of Scream characters#Olivia Morris|Olivia Morris (Marielle Jaffe). Jill and Olivia, alongside their friend List of Scream characters#Kirby Reed|Kirby Reed (Hayden Panettiere), are questioned about their calls by List of Scream characters#Dewey Riley|Dewey Riley (David Arquette), who is now the sheriff of the town, and one of his deputies, List of Scream characters#Deputy Judy Hicks|Judy Hicks (Marley Shelton). Meanwhile, Dewey's now-wife, Gale Weathers|Gale Weathers-Riley (Courteney Cox), is struggling with writer's block. File:Scream4screenshot.jpg|thumb|Finding the evidence in Sidney's rental car Sidney stays with her aunt List of Scream characters#Kate Roberts|Kate Roberts (Mary McDonnell). Later that night, Olivia, who lives next door to Jill, is attacked and murdered by Ghostface as Jill and Kirby watch in horror while Sidney was interrupted by a scream while reading her book. Sidney and Jill were injured in their attempt to save Olivia, and are taken to the hospital, where her publicist Rebecca is murdered in the parking garage. Gale, trying to solve the murders, enlists the help of two high school movie geeks, List of Scream characters#Charlie Walker|Charlie Walker (Rory Culkin) and List of Scream characters#Robbie Mercer|Robbie Mercer (Erik Knudsen), who explain that the killer is using the rules of movie remakes to murder. Charlie concludes that the killer will probably strike at a party being held that night. Gale goes to the party to investigate, but is attacked and injured by Ghostface, who flees as Dewey arrives. He has her taken to the hospital. Shortly afterwards, at Jill's house, policemen List of Scream characters#Anthony Perkins and Ross Hoss|Anthony Perkins (Anthony Anderson) and List of Scream characters#Anthony Perkins and Ross Hoss|Ross Hoss (Adam Brody) are killed. Sidney discovers that Jill has left and gone to Kirby's house, and goes down to tell Kate, but the killer arrives and chases them. Kate is killed. After Deputy Judy Hicks arrives, Sidney rushes to Kirby's house to save Jill on her own. Jill, Kirby, Charlie, Robbie and Trevor are at Kirby's house when Ghostface appears and murders a drunken Robbie. Sidney arrives at the house. Kirby is forced to answer horror movie trivia to save Charlie, who is tied up outside. Sidney goes upstairs to find Jill, promising to return to Kirby. Believing she has won Ghostface's game, Kirby goes outside to untie Charlie, but he stabs her in the stomach and reveals himself as Ghostface. Charlie and his accomplice attack Sidney, the accomplice is revealed to be Jill. She explains that she wants the attention Sidney got, and that the two want to become famous for being the survivors of the murders and framing Trevor for it; she then pulls him out of a closet and executes him with a shot to the head. Jill kills Charlie too, to pin him as Trevor's accomplice, making her the sole survivor. Jill stabs Sidney in the stomach and mutilates herself to make it seem as if Trevor attacked her, while Dewey, Judy, and the rest of the police stumble in on the carnage. Jill is then taken to the hospital but after discovering that Sidney had survived, she then attempts to murder Sidney. Just in time, Dewey, Gale, and Judy arrives to help her, and Sidney manages to shoot Jill in the chest, killing her. [<a href='http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Scream_4'>Plot summary provided by WikiPedia</a>]