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 the cornfield. One year later, Lester's spirit returns trapped in the cornfield's scarecrow. As the bodies pile up, how can Judy destroy something that is already dead?