Let's Scare Jessica to Death
Let's Scare Jessica to Death (1971)

This eerie low-budget chiller has recently released mental patient Jessica (Zohra Lampert) moving to a Connecticut farm with her husband and some friends. But a strange girl named Emily is at the farm, too, and it soon becomes obvious that… More

Rated: PG-13
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Release Date: August 29, 2006
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Critic Score: 33% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Paul Chambers
Movie Chambers

A promising exercise in weirdness that will have you hanging until the end.

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Chuck O'Leary
FulvueDrive-in.com

A very mild, very dull mystery with supernatural undertones that's mostly a long, slow buildup for an unsatisfying conclusion of little sense.

Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

Great title, lousy film.

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David Nusair
Reel Film Reviews

Superb title aside, Let's Scare Jessica to Death generally isn't able to live up to its reputation as a hidden gem within the horror genre.

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Felix Vasquez Jr.
Cinema Crazed

Hancock nails the pure dementia of the situation with scenic settings that feel utterly claustrophobic at all times...

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Eric Henderson
Slant Magazine

Let's Scare Jessica to Death spends 90 minutes tapping lightly but incessantly on its heroine's fragile sanity, as though it were some sort of Fabergé S&M model egg.

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Flixster Audience Score: 50% Flixster User Reviews
Devon Bott
Made just two years after the Charles Manson murders, "Let's Scare Jessica To Death" has a weird hippy vibe to it, eerie with it's elements… More
Cassandra Maples
Let's Scare Jessica to Death is one of the forerunners of the 'films that need a decent release' crowd. The film is notoriously difficult to… More
Drew Smith
Exceptionally sad and sensitive for a cheap 70s horror, Let's Scare Jessica to Death is a unique look at mental illness within the genre. The movie is… More
Randy Tippy
Cheaply gothic and, at times, surprisingly creepy. Still, a film that has not held up well through the test of time.
Tim Salmons
Excellent psychological thriller. I actually prefer this over Don't Look Now. The two have nothing in common really, but I associate them for some… More
Lafe Fredbjornson
A spooky-as-heck ghost movie set at an isolated country farmhouse in the early 70's - which has some seriously eerie atmosphere. Jessica, just released… More