Bunch of campers take a trip down the Rio Grande and arrive in an [[GhostTown abandoned town]], where they decide spend the night. Soon they are killed off by an unseen invidual.

Done in a rush during the 80's slasher craze, this film is nowadays known for two things: Being a namesake with Creator/WesCraven's ''Film/{{Scream|1996}}'' and being labeled as one of the worst {{Slasher Movie}}s out there.
!!Examples in this work

* AnAxeToGrind: After killing two people with a meat cleaver, the killer picks up an axe.
* BigDamnHeroes: Near the end, Lou is about to be killed with a scythe, but then Charlie (the mysterious man on a horse) shoots the killer.
* CaliforniaDoubling: Set around Texas, the film was actually shot in California.
* CoversAlwaysLie: We never actually ever even get to see the killer's arms or hands, and nobody ever actually grabs anything resembling a crescent moon.
* EvilDetectingDog: Charlie's dog starts growling when it feels the killer's presence.
* TheEyesHaveIt: After decapitating the two other dolls in the opening, the remaining one moves its eyes to gaze upon the audience.
* GhostButler: When Lou goes inside the room where bodies are held, the door behind him shuts itself.
* GhostTown: The main setting.
* GhostlyGoals: Captain's ghost has a Type B motive; kill everyone.
* HeWhoMustNotBeSeen: The killer is never shown on screen. Not even when he is eventually killed.
* ImpendingDoomPOV: How the killer is represented, being invisible and all.
%%* {{Jerkass}}: Bob.
* MoodWhiplash: Comedic scenes with Lou clash with the overall horror tone the film has.
* OffWithHisHead: Andy's head is chopped off.
* OneWordTitle: Scream! Actually, nobody screams in the film.
* OurGhostsAreDifferent: Captain's ghost is an invisible killer and Charlie is visible helper of some sort.
* RainOfBlood: Hugh's blood drips on a flashlight before his [[PeekABooCorpse body falls down]].
* TheReveal: [[spoiler:Both the killer and Charlie are ghosts]].
* SinisterScythe: Killer's last weapon is a scythe.
%%* SoundOnlyDeath: Ross's death.
* StabTheSky: As seen on the image.