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Scarecrows (1988)

Criminals hijack a plane and force the pilot and his daughter to fly them to Mexico. However, an unexpected landing finds them in a cemetery inhabited by killer scarecrows.

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William Wesley

Writers:

William Wesley (story), Richard Jefferies (screenplay) | 4 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview:
Ted Vernon ... Corbin
Michael David Simms Michael David Simms ... Curry (as Michael Simms)
Richard Vidan ... Jack
Kristina Sanborn ... Roxanne
Victoria Christian ... Kellie
David Campbell ... Al
B.J. Turner ... Bert
Dax Vernon Dax Vernon ... Dax the Dog
Tony Santory Tony Santory ... Jakob Fowler
Phil Zenderland Phil Zenderland ... Norman Fowler
Mike Balog Mike Balog ... Benjamin Fowler
Don Herbert ... Radio Newscast (voice)
Howard E. Haller Howard E. Haller ... Helicopter Pilot / Base (voice)
Dyanne DiRosario Dyanne DiRosario ... Kellie (voice)
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Storyline

Five people heist the Camp Pendleton payroll, kidnap a pilot and his daughter, who are forced to fly them to Mexico. Enroute a double cross has one of the thieves parachute with the loot into an abandoned graveyard surrounded by strange scarecrows. Two of the team jump after their loot and their former partner. Everything happens during the course of one very dark night. Written by John A W Smith <jaws@creative.net>

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Trespassers will be mutilated. See more »

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Horror | Thriller

Certificate:

R | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

26 March 1991 (Portugal) See more »

Also Known As:

A Maldição dos Espantalhos See more »

Filming Locations:

Davie, Florida, USA

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Budget:

$425,000 (estimated)
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Company Credits

Production Co:

Effigy Films See more »
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

| (R-rated)

Sound Mix:

Ultra Stereo

Color:

Color
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Trivia

The scary and eerie music was composed and conducted by Terry Plumeri. See more »

Goofs

Camp Pendleton is a US Marine Base, not an Army Base. USMC's bases start with the word "Camp" Army bases start with the word "Fort." See more »

Quotes

Corbin: God to Bert - your birthday has been cancelled!
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Crazy Credits

In memory of my brother and sister Mark Steven Vernon and Marcy Mimi Vernon. See more »

Alternate Versions

There is an R-Rated Version and an Unrated Version of this film. The Unrated Version runs approx. four minutes longer than the R-Rated Version and features extended action and gore sequences that were trimmed for the R-Rated Version. See more »

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Referenced in Silent Hunter (1995) See more »

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Not half as good as everybody says!!
7 August 2003 | by Rapsucks499See all my reviews

I have been reading reviews for this movie for a while now. I searched around for this movie and finally found it on VHS. I payed $21.00 for this movie. That is not worth it. I like "campey" horror films, such as Evil Dead, but did not enjoy this one. At times I was quite bored. It was not that entertaining. The special effects were ok, acting pretty good, the directing was not that great though. Almost every review on this site calls it a hidden gem. It is really not a hidden gem, it is just not good and that is why nobody has ever heard of it. Before you watch it do not expect much.

Email me and tell me some of the horror movies you like, and I will tell you if you like it.

Rating: 5 and a half/10


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