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Children of the Corn (1984)

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Starring (View all)
Courtney Gains Courtney Gains
Malachi


Written by
Stephen King Stephen King
(short story)


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An average movie

2 years, 8 months ago at Aug 30 9:25
I wasn’t really sure what to expect from this movie but, somehow, I still ended up watching this flick. Well, I have to admit that I have never been a huge fan of Stephen King but it has been a while since I have seen such a pathetic adaptation of one of his books.  First of all, I thought it was pretty obvious that it was based on a short-story and the makers somehow really struggled to expand... read more
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As physician Burt Stanton and his girlfriend Vicky drive across the Midwest to his new job, their trip comes to a sudden halt when they encounter the body of a murdered boy in the road. In trying to contact the authorities, Burt and Vicky wander into a small town populated only by children, followers of sinister young preacher Isaac Chroner. Soon the couple is fleeing the youthful fanatics, who want to sacrifice them to their demonic deity.
Release date: 9 March 1984
UPC: 013131125795
Tags: Horror (24), 1980s (9), 1984 (9), Cult (9), Thriller (7), Iowa (5), Crucifixion (5), Terror (5), Corn (4), Human Sacrifice (4), (3), Back From The Dead (3), Farm (3), Killer Child (3), Stephen King (3), Possession (3), Throat Slitting (3), First Of Series (3), Reverse Footage (3), Good Versus Evil (3)
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