Dark Night of the Scarecrow (1981)

Written by J.D. Fiegelson

Directed by Frank De Felitta

Starring Charles Durning, Lane Smith and Larry Drake

Plot: Small town vigilantes get their comeuppance after killing a retarded man accused of harming a little girl.

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Lets just start with me saying i loved this movie. It’s got a hell of a motive and good acting. Good innovation and it followed rules. Good opening and great ending. Also quite creepy. All that said it can be a little long and slow in parts and boob shots would have been inappropriate.

We highly recommend this movie! Tara gave it a 70/100 and I an 83/100.

spoilers ahead…….

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The men are so evil, they chase him down with dogs and the girl isn’t even seriously hurt and of course he is not responsible anyway.

 

“If you’re not planting, why would you put up a scarecrow?”

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