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Village of the Damned (1995)

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A small town's women give birth to unfriendly alien children posing as humans.

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An American village is visited by some unknown life form which leaves the women of the village pregnant. Nine months later, the babies are born, and they all look normal, but it doesn't take the "parents" long to realize that the kids are not human or humane. Written by Rob Hartill

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Beware the Children


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Rated R for some sci-fi terror and violence | See all certifications »

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28 April 1995 (USA)  »

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John Carpenter's Village of the Damned  »

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$22,000,000 (estimated)

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$9,417,567 (USA)
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John Carpenter: Man at gas station pay phone. See more »

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As the people lay unconscious near the beginning of the film, we see Melanie Roberts lying next to the bathtub. The bathtub is filling with water, which would seem to indicate that she has yet to take a bath. Yet she is shown lying next to the tub, wearing a towel with wet hair. See more »

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Dr. Susan Verner: [sees the group of alien children] Oh!... I... I'm glad you're all here, I really think that I could help you...
[the children stare at her with glowing eyes and she falls into a trance, leading them to the basement where David's partner was autopsied and preserved in a jar. The children force Verner to lie down on a steel exam table and disembowel herself, and David smiles thinly in revenge]
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Gripping
17 June 2000 | by (Mesa AZ) – See all my reviews

My mother turned on Village of the Damned one evening because Christopher Reeve was in it. I knew absolutely nothing about it beyond the fact that there was a movie by that title. After ten minutes I was completely hooked. After it was over I thought about it and realized there were some flaws, but still, while it lasted I was fascinated. I recommend it.


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