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Children of the Corn (2009)

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While traveling, an unhappy married couple encounter a cult of murderous children who worship an entity called He Who Walks Behind the Rows.

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Donald P. Borchers

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Donald P. Borchers (teleplay), Stephen King (teleplay) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
David Anders ... Burton Stanton
Kandyse McClure ... Vicky Stanton
Daniel Newman ... Malachai
Preston Bailey ... Issac
Robert Gerdisch ... Preacher Boy
Jordan Schmidt Jordan Schmidt ... Bloody Knife Boy
Remington Jennings Remington Jennings ... Joseph / Ahaz
Austin Dreher Austin Dreher ... Freckled Boy
Dominic Plue Dominic Plue ... Jacob
Lexie Behr Lexie Behr ... Little Girl
Creighton Fox Creighton Fox ... Peter
Austin Coobs Austin Coobs ... Mark
Jake White ... Oldest boy
Zita Vass ... Ponytail girl
Ryan Bertroche ... Amos
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While traveling, an unhappy married couple encounter a cult of murderous children who worship an entity called He Who Walks Behind the Rows.

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TV-14 | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

26 September 2009 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Stephen King's Children of the Corn See more »

Filming Locations:

Tipton, Iowa, USA See more »

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Budget:

$2,000,000 (estimated)
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
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Trivia

The town scenes were filmed in Tipton, Iowa. Another town that was considered for the town scenes was Wilton, Iowa. See more »

Goofs

Vicky is surrounded by children and asks: "Who are you?" Malachi raises his hand and says: "We are your destiny." Viewed from behind, his right hand and arm are lowered. See more »

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Version of Children of the Corn (1984) See more »

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I can say without a doubt this movie was Absolutely Horrid!!!!!!!!!!!!!
26 September 2009 | by campbe33See all my reviews

This has to one the worst made for TV movie I've seen, never mind it was a remake of a Stephen King Classic. The lead actress really overacted her part, but I really can't blame her with the script she took her lines from. The children aren't even in the least bit scary and the little boy who played Issac recites his lines like he's still trying to remember them. There is absolutely no atmosphere, eeriness or creepiness which the original movie had an abundance of. This version is stale and falls flat on its face. The male lead is the only one who is even slightly believable. Who wrote the script? I had to keep asking myself did they write this for adults.

Oh, why SYFY do you keep persisting in torturing us with cheap and stupid movies? I'd give this movie a -10 if I could.


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