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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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Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Did You Know?


Both Christopher Reeve and Mark Hamill were born September 25th. Also, they played the role of DC comic characters.Christopher was best known to play as Superman in all four movies. and also played Dr. Virgil Swann in Smallville (2001). Mark played and voiced the villains The Trickster in The Flash (1990), The Flash (2014) and Justice League (2001). He also, voiced as The Joker in Batman: The Animated Series (1992). See more »


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 »


Mara Chaffee: Emotion is irrelevant, it is not our nature
Dr. Alan Chaffee: I'm not sure you're right about that, Mara.
Mara Chaffee: Still you are aware of the others so you must be in some basic sense aware of who... what we are.
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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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