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Children of the Corn

A dud Stephen King adaptation with a silly creepy cornfield, and a town that time forgot. Entering Nebraska, Burt (Horton) and Vicky (Hamilton) switch on the car radio to hear the holler of fundamentalist preaching. Then their cars hit the body of a young boy. It turns out that he has already been slashed to ribbons by youngsters in thrall to freakboy Isaac (Franklin), their parents all massacred three years past. The couple drive into town, body in the boot, looking for help, but they won t find any in the script, which totters from one cliché to the next, eventually disappearing up its own cornhole in a conflagration of cheap FX.

Release details

Duration: 92 mins

Cast and crew

Director: Fritz Kiersch
Screenwriter: George Goldsmith
Cast: Peter Horton
Linda Hamilton
RG Armstrong
John Franklin
Courtney Gains
Robby Kiger

Average User Rating

5 / 5

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Molly A

A dull Stephen King film eh? I felt the same way about the twat who reviewed this movie, and quite clearly did't understand it.