Scarecrows (1988)

A suspenseful and chilling exercise in supernatural horror, this film opens with some speedy exposition during a mood-setting opening credits sequence, inter-cut with radio news reports of a violent paramilitary-style robbery on the Camp… More

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Rated: R
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Genre: Horror
Release Date: February 1, 1988
DVD Release Date: September 11, 2007
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Derek Adams
Time Out

Although a little slow to get started, this better-than-average horror movie makes excellent use of its creepily-lit monsters, is reasonably well put together, and features some stomach-turning grisliness.

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Lucius Gore

... [I]f you're looking for a killer horror rental, you'd be hard-pressed to beat it.

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Heather Wixson
Daily Dead

It may not necessarily be flawless in its execution, but Scarecrows is a pretty admirable filmmaking achievement in many ways. As far as first-time features go, director Wesley shows an immense talent for being able to make a lot out of so little.

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TV Guide

The performances are two-dimensional at best.

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Dustin Putman

"Scarecrows" can be picked apart quite easily, but there is also a reason the film has gained a small yet passionate cult following in the decades since its release.

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Flixster Audience Score: 37% Flixster User Reviews
Alex roy
Scarecrows is a good film, but one that could definitely have used a few rewrites to make it a much better horror film. The scarecrow genre is an interesting… More
John Me
I first saw this movie in the late 80's or early 90's and I never watch it again till now. I didn't remember that much about it and let me tell… More
Steve K
Not as grim as I remember it being from when I was young, but still some potent scenes.
Ryan Marshall
* out of **** I literally have nothing to say for this film and just how bad it is. It shoots itself in the foot from the get-go, opening with a horrifyingly… More