How Many Scary Movie Are There?

When it comes to horror movies, fans are always itching for the latest and greatest scare. One of the most popular franchises in this genre is the ‘Scary Movie’ series.

But just how many ‘Scary Movie’ movies are there? Let’s take a look.

What is Scary Movie?

First things first, let’s get some background on what exactly ‘Scary Movie’ is. The franchise began in 2000 with the release of the first film, which was a parody of popular horror films at the time such as ‘Scream’ and ‘I Know What You Did Last Summer’. The film was a huge success and spawned a total of five sequels.

How Many Scary Movies Are There?

As previously mentioned, there are a total of six ‘Scary Movie’ films. Here is a breakdown of each one:

Scary Movie (2000)

The original film follows a group of teenagers who are stalked by a mysterious killer wearing a Ghostface mask (a nod to the ‘Scream’ franchise). Along with its spoof of horror films, the movie also parodies other popular movies such as ‘The Matrix’ and ‘The Blair Witch Project’.

Scary Movie 2 (2001)

The second installment takes place in a haunted house and spoofs several horror films including ‘The Exorcist’, ‘Poltergeist’, and ‘House on Haunted Hill’.

Scary Movie 3 (2003)

This time around, the movie pokes fun at sci-fi movies such as ‘Signs’ and ‘War of the Worlds’. It also includes references to popular TV shows like ‘American Idol’.

Scary Movie 4 (2006)

In this film, no horror or sci-fi movie is safe from parody. ‘Saw’, ‘The Grudge’, and ‘The Village’ are just a few of the movies that get spoofed.

Scary Movie 5 (2013)

The fifth film in the franchise parodies several movies including ‘Inception’ and ‘Black Swan’. It also includes cameos from popular celebrities like Charlie Sheen and Lindsay Lohan.

Scary Movie 6 (2022)

Although not yet released, it has been confirmed that a sixth ‘Scary Movie’ film is in the works. Not much is known about the plot or which movies will be parodied, but fans are eagerly anticipating its release.


So there you have it – a breakdown of all six ‘Scary Movie’ films. Whether you’re a fan of horror movies or just enjoy a good spoof, these films are sure to provide plenty of laughs and scares.