40 Best Quotes From the 'Scream' Movie Franchise

Drew Barrymore screaming when she sees Ghostface in the window in 'Scream'
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These quotes are a real scream!

The Most Iconic Scream Quotes From Every Movie in the Franchise

With spooky season in full swing, we only have one question—what's your favorite scary movie?

If you said anything other than Scream, you're wrong. The entire slasher franchise is something we have to watch every single Halloween. It wouldn't bee the scariest season of them all if we didn't.

In case you weren't quick enough to catch all four films on Netflix, you can relive the horror through some of the best quotes from each movie in the franchise. Read through them now for the fright of your life!

Best Scream Movie Quotes

  • "Now Sid, don't you blame the movies. Movies don't create psychos. Movies make psychos more creative!" -Billy Loomis

  • "If I'm right about this, I could save a man's life. Do you know what that would do for my book sales?" -Gale Weathers

  • "There's always some stupid bullshit reason to kill your girlfriend. That's the beauty of it all! Simplicity! Besides, if it gets too complicated, you lose your target audience." -Randy Meeks

  • "What's the point? They're all the same. Some stupid killer stalking some big-breasted girl who can't act who is always running up the stairs when she should be running out the front door. It's insulting." -Sidney Prescott

  • "There are certain rules that one must abide by in order to successfully survive a horror movie. For instance: 1) You can never have sex. The minute you get a little nookie, you're as good as gone. Sex always equals death. 2) Never drink or do drugs. The sin factor. It's an extension of number one. And 3) Never, ever, ever, under any circumstances, say 'I'll be right back.'" -Randy Meeks

  • "Nice welt, sweetie." -Tatum Riley

  • "You sick fucks. You've seen one too many movies!" -Sidney Prescott

  • "What's your favorite scary movie?" -Ghostface

  • "No, please don't kill me, Mr. Ghostface. I wanna be in the sequel!" -Tatum Riley

  • "Did we ever find out why Hannibal Lecter like to eat people? Don't think so! See, it's a lot more scarier when there's no motive, Sid. We did your Mom a favor, Sid. That woman was a slut-bag whore who flashed her shit all over town like she was Sharon Stone or somethin'." -Billy Loomis

Best Scream 2 Movie Quotes

  • "That is so Moral Majority. You can't blame real life violence on entertainment." -Cici

  • "I don't know about homicide, but you've definitely got me for raising my voice in a public library." -Cotton Weary

  • "Bitch, hang up the phone and star-69 his ass!" -Maureen Evans

  • "Hey, you'd better check your conscience at the door, sweetie. I'm not here to be loved." -Gale Weathers

  • "No matter how hard you try you'll never be the hero and you'll never ever get the girl." -Ghostface

  • "Oh yeah? We'll lets re-direct the moment Mr. I'm So Original. Where's your motivation? Huh? Why copy yourself off of two high school loser ass dickheads? Stu was a pussy ass wet rag. And Billy Loomis? Billy Loomis, what the fuck? Jesus! Talk about a rat looking homo repressed momma's boy! Why not set your goals higher huh? You wanna be one of the big boys! Huh? Manson, Bundie, O.J, Son of..." -Randy Meeks

  • "Stupid people go back! Smart people run! We're smart people, so we should just get the fuck outta here!" -Hallie

  • "How do you know that my dimwitted inexperience isn't merely a subtle form of manipulation, used to lower people's expectations, thereby enhancing my ability to effectively maneuver within any given situation?" -Dewey Riley

  • "Two birds, one stone. Mickey was a good boy, but, my god, that old 'Blame the Movies' motive. Did you buy that for one second? Poor boy was completely out of his mind." -Debbie Salt

  • "It's starting again, Randy." -Sidney Prescott

Best Scream 3 Movie Quotes

  • "Well, if you're watching this tape, it means as I feared. I did not survive these killings here at Windsor College. And that giving up my virginity to Karen Kolchec at the video store was probably not a good idea." -Randy Meeks

  • "Hey Detective, what's your favorite scary movie?" -Sidney Prescott

  • "My life." -Mark Kincaid

  • "Who gave you a place to stay? Who are you supposed to be protecting?" -Jennifer Jolie

  • "You're not going anywhere Sidney. It's time you came to terms with me, and with mother. Maybe you never knew her at all Sidney... Maybe you just can't get past the surface of things." -Ghostface

  • "Psychos can't kill what they can't find." -Sidney Prescott

  • "Well, all I know about trilogies is that in the third one, all bets are off." -Mark Kincaid

  • "If they're looking for Maureen Roberts, they're never gonna find her. Rina Reynolds they will." -Bianca Burnette

  • "Woah, woah, just wait one damn minute! There's a psycho killer on the loose and you wanna go traipsing around this gigantic mansion? Have you ever actually seen the Stab movies? Every time this dude enters a room he ends up a god damn shishkabob!" -Tyson Fox

  • "I did not fuck that pig Milton to get a leading role just to die here with second rate celebrities like you two!" -Angelina Tyler

Best Scream 4 Movie Quotes

  • "You forgot the first rule of remakes, Jill. Don't fuck with the original!" -Sidney Prescott

  • "My friends? What world are you living in? I don't need friends. I need fans. Don't you get it? This has never been about killing you? It's about becoming you. I mean, for fuck's sake, my own mother had to die, no great loss there, so I could stay true to the original. That's sick, right? Well, sick is the new sane. You had your 15 minutes, now I want mine! I mean, what am I supposed to do? Go to college? Grad school? Work? Look around. We all live in public now, we're all on the Internet. How do you think people become famous any more? You don't have to achieve anything. You just gotta have fucked up shit happen to you. So you have to die, Sid. Those are the rules. New movie, new franchise. There's only room for one lead, and let's face it, your ingenue days, they're over." -Jill Roberts

  • "I hear you like horror movies, Kirby. But do you like them as much as him? Forget watching Stab, instead you get to live it." -Ghostface

  • "Four years of class together and you notice me now? You stupid bitch! It's too late! Shhh, I know. It doesn't happen as fast as it does in the movies, I know." -Charlie Walker

  • "One generation's tragedy is the next one's joke." -Dewey Riley

  • "When you're done with a phone call, you let someone go. Or when you, take someone to the airport, you let them go. When you tell someone you love her, she gives you everything, and then you go out with some one else. That is not letting her go, that's dumping her. Okay, that's, that's betrayal." -Jill Roberts

  • "Come on Mr. Ghostface, whisper to me! Aren't you supposed to ask me a question?" -Kirby Reed

  • "Okay, listen to me Judy. I don't mind that you're working with my husband, or that you even bake him those little treats. That you do. But if you're going to start acting like him you better put a mustache on, because you sound ridiculous." -Gale Weathers

  • "Oh, poor Sidney. You think this is all about you? You think you're still the star?" -Ghostface

  • "You just won't die, will you? Who are you? Michael fucking Myers?" -Jill Roberts

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