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Children of the Corn

4 Ratings: 0.3
1984 film directed by Fritz Kiersch

Based very loosely on a short story written by Stephen King.      The first film of the Children of the Corn series.      The second theatrical adaptation of the story.

Director: Fritz Kiersch
Genre: Horror
Release Date: March 9, 1984
MPAA Rating: R
2 reviews about Children of the Corn
review by . April 16, 2011
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* out of ****     It's only right not to blame Stephen King for a mess such as "Children of the Corn". After all, he did not write, produce, or direct the film, now did he? King did write the short story, which serves as the basis for this film, but as I said; he is not to blame for the adaptation's failure. The entire film is fixated on children committing violent acts towards adults. They're not the most grisly of acts, but they still come without reason. This film seems to …
review by . October 25, 2009
Something has gone awfully wrong in the peaceful town of Gatlin.  The children have taken over and slaughtered all of the adults.  Led by a pint sized maniacal child preacher named Issac (John Franklin) and aided by his twisted cohort Malachi (Courtney Gains).  The children have been worshiping some evil creature and are waiting for a sign.  Meanwhile, a very annoying married couple Vicky and Burt (Peter Horton and Linda Hamilton) are driving cross country.  They make the …
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