What Movies Are Parodied in Scary Movie 2?

Scary Movie 2 is a horror comedy that parodies several popular movies. The film, which was released in 2001, is a sequel to the first Scary Movie and was directed by Keenen Ivory Wayans. In this article, we’ll take a closer look at the movies that are parodied in Scary Movie 2.


The opening scene of Scary Movie 2 parodies the iconic movie Poltergeist. The scene features James Woods and Natasha Lyonne as two paranormal investigators who are investigating a haunted house. The scene is a direct reference to the opening scene of Poltergeist, where a similar team of investigators investigates a haunted house.

The Exorcist

One of the most famous scenes from Scary Movie 2 parodies The Exorcist. The scene features Andy Richter as Father Harris, who is tasked with performing an exorcism on Megan Voorhees (played by Natasha Lyonne). In the scene, Megan’s head spins around just like in The Exorcist and she spits out green vomit.


Scary Movie 2 also parodies Titanic in one of its scenes. In this scene, Cindy Campbell (played by Anna Faris) and Buddy (played by Christopher Masterson) recreate the famous “I’m flying” scene from Titanic. However, instead of standing at the front of a ship, they stand on top of a dining table.

Charlie’s Angels

Another movie that gets parodied in Scary Movie 2 is Charlie’s Angels. In one of the scenes, Cindy Campbell dresses up as one of the Angels and performs an action sequence complete with flips and kicks.


The final movie that gets parodied in Scary Movie 2 is Hannibal. In the scene, Shorty (played by Marlon Wayans) is kidnapped and held captive by a character named Dwight Hartman (played by David Cross). Dwight is shown preparing to eat Shorty’s brain, just like in Hannibal.

  • In conclusion, Scary Movie 2 parodies several popular movies including Poltergeist, The Exorcist, Titanic, Charlie’s Angels, and Hannibal. The movie is a hilarious take on the horror genre and provides plenty of laughs for audiences who are familiar with these movies.