How to watch Scream 6

Jenna Ortega and Melissa Barrera in Scream VI
Jenna Ortega and Melissa Barrera in Scream VI (Image credit: Paramount Pictures/Spyglass Media)

Ghostface is back with Scream VI (aka Scream 6), this time ready to terrorize his victims in New York City. The latest entry in the horror franchise comes just a little more than a year after Scream (2022) came out. That movie is now available for streaming, but what are you going to need to do to watch Scream VI?

Scream VI is one of the more anticipated new movies of 2023, headlining a busy March that includes Creed III, Adam Driver's 65, John Wick: Chapter 4 and Dungeons & Dragons: Honor Among Thieves. But if it's scares you want, Scream VI is the pick.

Here is everything that you need to know about how to watch Scream VI.

How to watch Scream 6 in movie theaters

Scream VI is still playing in movie theaters around the world. To see where and when Scream VI is playing near you, you can check the official Scream VI website, your local movie theater website or Fandango, which gives you all the Scream VI showtimes in your area. You can also purchase your tickets for Scream VI directly through any of these services.

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Is Scream 6 streaming?

Horror fans can no stream Scream VI via Paramount Plus. You need a subscription to watch the latest entry in the horror franchise on the platform, but it does not matter if you sign up for the $4.99 per month or $9.99 per month plan, it is available on both (though FYI, the cheaper option does include ads).

If you don't want to subscribe to a monthly streaming service just to watch Scream VI, the movie is also available to rent digital via on-demand platforms.

What else to know about Scream 6

Scream VI picks up after the events of Scream (2022), with Sam (Melissa Barrera), Tara (Jenna Ortega), Mindy (Jasmin Savoy-Brown) and Chad (Mason Gooding) have relocated to New York to try and move on after surviving the most recent Ghostface attack. However, they soon learn that the big city isn't big enough, as a new iteration of the killer is out to get them.

In addition to the new "core four," Courtney Cox is back as Gale Weathers, as is Scream 4 star Hayden Panettiere as Kirby Reed. Joining the cast for Scream VI are Jack Champion, Henry Czerny, Liana Liberato, Dermot Mulroney, Devyn Nekoda, Tony Revolori and Samara Weaving.

The movie is being directed by Scream (2022) directors Matt Bettinelli-Olpin and Tyler Gillet, with a script by James Vanderbilt and Guy Busick.

Scream VI has earned a Rotten Tomatoes score of 77% "Fresh" (as of March 9). Read What to Watch's Scream VI review to find out our thoughts.

Check out the trailer for Scream VI directly below.

Michael Balderston

Michael Balderston is a DC-based entertainment and assistant managing editor for What to Watch, who has previously written about the TV and movies with TV Technology, Awards Circuit and regional publications. Spending most of his time watching new movies at the theater or classics on TCM, some of Michael's favorite movies include Casablanca, Moulin Rouge!, Silence of the Lambs, Children of Men, One Flew Over the Cuckoos Nest and Star Wars. On the TV side he enjoys Only Murders in the Building, Yellowstone, The Boys, Game of Thrones and is always up for a Seinfeld rerun. Follow on Letterboxd.