In a hidden beach house on the Malibu shore, a twenty-something couple is have a 'spitting mad' lover's quarrel. The boyfriend storms out, and into the arms of their housemate. When the infidelity is discovered, horrible violence ensues. 17 months later, a group of attractive twenty-something move into the abandoned beach house, unaware of the tragedy that had kept the house vacant all these months. One by one, temptation seduces the housemates into betraying their romantic relationships and they are punished for their infidelities by an avenging angel of death. With the help of a whacked-out spiritualist, the new tenants of the house fight to survive and search desperately to unlock the shocking mystery of... THE SCORNED.