What year did the first scream movie come out?

The first “Scream” movie was released on December 20, 1996. Since then, 3 additional films were released on December 12, 1997, February 4, 2000 and April 15, 2011. Combined, they have brought in $604 million at the box office. The original movie is still the highest grossing slasher film, bringing in $103 million on its own. Drew Barrymore was originally cast as the lead, Sidney Prescott, but she insisted that the role of Casey would be a better fit in getting the audience enthralled in the movie.
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