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Scarecrow (2002)

Video  -  Action | Comedy | Drama  -  25 March 2003 (USA)
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A high school outcast who lives in a trailer with his mother finally meets a friend. He wants to ask her if they can go the next step, but then sees her kissing another boy at a party. He ... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Tim Young ...
Lester Dwervick
Todd Rex ...
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Judy Patterson
Jen Richey ...
Morgan
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Stephanie
John Moore ...
Chad
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Sheriff Patterson / Hewitt (as Aristide Sumatra)
Jason Simon ...
Eddie Barclay
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Farmer Hailey / Burt
Belinda Gavin ...
Rhonda
Sonja Ecker ...
Mrs. Melton
Derrick Bishop ...
Mitch (as Armont Casale)
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Jake
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Tiger
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Greg
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Storyline

A high school outcast who lives in a trailer with his mother finally meets a friend. He wants to ask her if they can go the next step, but then sees her kissing another boy at a party. He runs home only to find his mother having sex with a drunk. He starts yelling, but is countered by the drunk when he suffocates him and makes him look like he hung himself. The scarecrow comes in when the boy's soul is pushed into it. He goes out for revenge. Written by Huggi Bear

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Action | Comedy | Drama | Horror

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Rated R for violence/gore, language and some drug use | See all certifications »
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25 March 2003 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

A Vingança do Espantalho  »

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$250,000 (estimated)
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Trivia

The film has an extremely long opening credits sequence as, unlike most films of its time. The opening credits list everyone involved in the production of the film. See more »

Goofs

When Judy gets into the truck, the window is up, but when she's driving away and the scarecrow jumps on the back of the truck the second time, the window is down so he can reach in after her. See more »

Crazy Credits

Film is dedicated to Dario Argento. See more »

Connections

Followed by Scarecrow Gone Wild (2004) See more »

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If it just had better acting, filming, casting, and story

Don't get me wrong, the plot has been used many times. Guy comes back from dead for revenge. Plain, simple, nice. However, this is done rather poorly. The gore is okay, but other than that it sucks. The cast is WAY too old to be high school students, there was really no reason as to why lester went into the scarecrow besides "this place is evil", and the choreography is downright laughable. I mean, there is a part when a person needs to reach for a gas can and, oh my!, it's right next to her in the passenger seat! why? I don't know. In my opinion they should have different people redo the film. They need a more natural sounding script and better editing. It truly had potential. The character of the scarecrow was never scary, every kill had a pun. Not that comedy is bad, but he should have been more stealthy. I can babble on incoherently or you can take my advice, avoid spending ANY money on this film.


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