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Bloody Birthday (1981)

Three children were born to the high of a total eclipse of the sun. Ten years later, They begin to kill gruesomely the people around them, even their family members.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Lori Lethin ...
Joyce Russel
Melinda Cordell ...
Mrs. Brody
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Beverly Brody
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Mr. Harding
Bert Kramer ...
Sherriff James Brody
K.C. Martel ...
Timmy Russel
Elizabeth Hoy ...
Debbie Brody
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Curtis Taylor (as Billy Jacoby)
Andrew Freeman ...
Steven Seton (as Andy Freeman)
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Miss Viola Davis
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Doctor
Ben Marley ...
Duke Benson
Erica Hope ...
Annie Smith
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Madge
Daniel Currie
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Storyline

In 1970, three children are born at the height of a total eclipse. Due to the sun and moon blocking Saturn, which controls emotions, they have become heartless killers ten years later, and are able to escape detection because of their youthful and innocent facades. A boy and his teenage sister become endangered when they stumble onto the bloody truth. Written by Ed Sutton <esutton@mindspring.com>

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Ils fetent leurs 10 ans...le cauchemar commence!... (French poster) See more »

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The films French title is Les Tueurs de l'éclipse, meaning "The Killers of the Eclipse" and its German release title was Kinder des Teufels, meaning "Children of the Devil." See more »

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When Steven beats to death the Sheriff Brody,it's daylight and it's unbelievable that nobody from the neighborhood see him doing that murder. See more »

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Joyce Russel: It's like Curtis doesn't know the things he's doing are wrong, like he doesn't care.
Timmy Russel: That's Curtis.
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Referenced in The House on Cuckoo Lane (2014) See more »

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Woman
Music and Lyrics by John Q. Jones (BMI)
Published by Wallaroo Music © 1975
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Bad Seed X3
18 March 1999 | by (Lebanon, PA) – See all my reviews

Bloody Birthday plays on the assumed innocence of children and shows them as bloodthirsty monsters. Steven (Andy Freeman), Curtis (Billy Jayne;credited as Billy Jacoby), and Debbie (Elizabeth Hoy), were all born on the same day during an eclipse. Besides sharing a birthday, they also share a love of murder (and they're not picky about who they kill either). Young Billy, Elizabeth, and Andy play the parts of these emotionless monsters quite well but they know when to put on the charm too. But they can't go on fooling everyone. This is an overall good horror flick, its not too unrealistic, there are a few good moments of suspense and the kids portrayed the roles well, (the grown-ups are pretty hammy though). I'd say its well worth seeing, (I own a copy myself).


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