The supposed final chapter in the trilogy still retains some of the
originals slap stick humour, but is an altogether more mature attempt at
spoofing the horror genre.
Cindy Campbell is now an anchorwoman covering a story on crop circles, which seems to be connected to a cursed video tape.
This time focusing on 'The Ring', 'Signs' and strangely '8 Mile', the film is only really funny in it's subtle moments, which are few and far
I had seen the trailer so many times (especially as it had it's release delayed here in the UK, due to the controversy surrounding Michael
Jackson) that I didn't laugh at any of the scenes featured in it, and you
could spot a mile off when they were about to occur. I must say however,
that people actually did jump at one scene which is strange for a comedy.
Many of the capable cast members are drastically underused and you just know that a lot of footage was cut out (even scenes in the trailer didn't
In the end, Scary Movie 3 is the usual mix of giggles and eye candy, but the very talented cast and Director should have produced much better work.
Not bad. It's definitely better than part 2 and worth seeing just for the
hilarious Anna Faris and Regina Hall, who return as Cindy and Brenda
respectively and have most of the best scenes.