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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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Jeff Burr
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Elizabeth Barondes ... Claire
John Mese ... Dillon
Stephen Root ... Frank
Bruce Glover ... Thaddeus
Dirk Blocker ... George
Howard Swain ... The Scarecrow
Gary Lockwood ... William
John Hawkes ... Danny
William Joseph Barker William Joseph Barker ... Kyle
Martine Beswick ... Barbara
Cristi Harris ... Stephanie
Cynthia Merrill Cynthia Merrill ... Lorraine
Robert Harvey ... Ben (as Bob Harvey)
Robin Bernardi Robin Bernardi ... Fountain Girl
Duane Whitaker ... 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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Terror has come home to harvest See more »

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Horror | Sci-Fi

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R | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

31 August 1996 (Japan) See more »

Also Known As:

A madárijesztő éjszakája See more »

Filming Locations:

Hanford, California, USA

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Budget:

$2,000,000 (estimated)
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Stereo

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Color
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Shot in 28 days. See more »

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Pure 90's gold
25 September 2012 | by WildestDreamsSee 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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