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Night of the Scarecrow (1995)

A group of drunk teenagers accidently set free the spirit of a warlock, which possesses a scarecrow. The scarecrow goes on a bloody rampage killing the descendents of the men who had killed... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Elizabeth Barondes ...
Claire
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Dillon
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Frank
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Thaddeus
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George
Howard Swain ...
The Scarecrow
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William
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Danny
William Joseph Barker ...
Kyle
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Barbara
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Stephanie
Cynthia Merrill ...
Lorraine
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Ben (as Bob Harvey)
Robin Bernardi ...
Fountain Girl
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Deputy #1
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A group of drunk teenagers accidently set free the spirit of a warlock, which possesses a scarecrow. The scarecrow goes on a bloody rampage killing the descendents of the men who had killed the warlock a century before. A newcomer and the daughter of the mayor try to stop it before it is too late and the warlock can reincarnate... Written by Parca Mortem <icy_shadow@rocketmail.com>

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31 August 1996 (Japan)  »

Also Known As:

A madárijesztő éjszakája  »

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$2,000,000 (estimated)
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The script was written in 1990, but wound up languishing on a shelf for three years after the studio it was originally written for went out of business. See more »

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The cop shoots his six shooters nine times when he's in the attic. See more »

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Referenced in Halloween: 25 Years of Terror (2006) See more »

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Pure 90's gold
25 September 2012 | by (Buffalo, NY) – See all my reviews

This film is long lost treasure for horror scavengers. Its often labeled as "supernatural horror", but its true strength is in the slashing scenes. The story of the small town with a curse wouldn't be as engaging without the fantastic slasher edge. The kill scenes look like they are straight out of classic Italian horror: amazing gore effects done without computers. The kills are innovative and realistic looking, including some Saw-worthy torture sequences. The plot is hardly original but it turns out to be just sufficient enough. If you somehow combined Maniac, Children of the Corn, and Pumpkinhead into one movie, it would come out something like Night of the Scarecrow.


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