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A journalist and his son travel to Nebraska to investigate the mysterious town of Gaitlin where, unbeknownst to them, a murderous cult of children are waiting in the corn fields.

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Belated sequel to the '84 film. 8 years after the first, authorities discover the mutilated bodies of adults in the secluded town of Gatlin, Nebraska and children hiding in the corn. Enter John Garrett (Terence Knox) and son Danny (Paul Scherrer) who head for Gatlin on a story and get caught up in this mess when an orphan named Micah (Ryan Bollman) is possessed by He Who Walks Behind The Rows. Written by Eric Creed

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These children are home alone ,too. But their parents won't be coming back. See more »

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Rated R for horror violence and gore, and for language | See all certifications »

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29 January 1993 (USA)  »

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Children of the Corn II  »

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$900,000 (estimated)

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$6,980,986 (USA)
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Former New World exec Larry Kuppin picked up the rights to the franchise and quickly formed Trans Atlantic Enetertainment with the purpose of producing sequels to several New World Pictures films. The initial line-up included Hellraiser III, Children of the Corn II, Wanted: Dead or Alive 2, Angel 4 and Crimes of Passion 2. Only sequels to Hellraiser, Corn and Angel eventuated. See more »

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When Mordechai is outside the bus being examined by Dr. Richard Appleby, he is given a yellow sucker after his examination. Upon getting inside the bus we now see that Mordechai is holding a reddish/orange sucker. See more »

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* * Out Of Five
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This time the remaining mean spirited kids are moved to a new location where they bring their usual kill-crazy antics and it's up to a tabloid journalist (Terence Knox) and his rebellious son (Paul Scherrer) to save the town from "He who walks behind the rows!" and save their love interests from sacrifice in this surprisingly watchable sequel, which is against genre odds better than it's lame predecessor. While the King story has nothing to do with the sequel, there are some entertainingly nasty scenes such as a voodoo nosebleed as well as a wheelchair smacked with a semi truck. Also as Scherrer's love interest, Christie Clark comes off very well. While Terence Knox looks like a cross between Treat Williams and Michael Pare. It's no masterpiece but for a campy horror sequel, Children Of The Corn II works as mindless entertainment.

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