Pushed to the edge by bullies, girls and his mother's white-trash boyfriend; lonely teenager Lester finally makes a friend in the Sheriff's daughter, Judy. But when he sees her kiss another boy at a party that's the last straw. He picks a fight with his mom's boyfriend and as their fight rages out of control, Lester is brutally slain and left hanging from a spooky tree in the middle of a cornfield. One year later, as young people are mysteriously slaughtered, Judy discovers that Lester's spirit, trapped in the cornfields scarecrow, is stalking his bullies and wreaking vengeance on the town. Haunting the cornfields, then striking in the dead of night; the Scarecrow slices a path of blood through his former tormentors. As the bodies pile up, Judy fights tooth and nail to destroy the sinister creature before he makes her his next kill. But how can she destroy something that's already dead?