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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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Cast overview, first billed only:
Pippa Pearthree ...
Sarah, George's Wife
Trishalee Hardy ...
Jessye Quarry ...


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

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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Release Date:

28 April 1995 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

John Carpenter's Village of the Damned  »

Box Office


$22,000,000 (estimated)


$9,417,567 (USA)

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2.35 : 1
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Did You Know?


In the scene with the crowd bearing torches, the words that the minister's wife screams are all from the Book of Job. See more »


During the graveyard scene between David and Alan, it is clear (because of changes in the amount of light, and the angle of sun in the background, as well as cloud cover) that this particular scene was shot over a period of several hours or possibly days. See more »


Mara Chaffee: You are a prisoner of your values, and you won't be able to deceive us. You know that, don't you?
[smiles sweetly and looks up at him]
Mara Chaffee: father...?
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Remake of Village of the Damned (1960) See more »

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A great remake of a 1960's classic sci fi story.
1 December 2004 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

I have just bought this DVD, and I find it an brilliant version. I am very lucky to have the 1960 original on a video, I found the whole film to be thrilling and it has good effects. well done John. I also found the children to be more striking than the original version I also liked little David, he seemed to be like a normal little boy. and Myra ,the girl seemed to be the children's leader. All the children were good little actors and I ask myself now, will there be another village of the damned? after David and that that lady go away in the car, what happens next???? This film will also be my tribrute to Christopher Reeves as well. I also have the book by John Wyndham called The Midwhich cuckoos I miss George Saunders in this 1995 remake. but Christopher Reeves plays a good scientist. I also think that the professor is very brave sharing his home, with one of the children. Very scary!!!!

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