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Children of the Corn: The Gathering (1996)

R  |  Video  |   |  Horror, Thriller  |  8 October 1996 (USA)
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All the kids in a town over night become feverish and have convulsions. The next day they start to become evil, change their names for those of kids killed long ago, and then start killing ... See full summary »

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Grace Rhodes
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Margaret Rhodes
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June Rhodes
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Mary Anne
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All the kids in a town over night become feverish and have convulsions. The next day they start to become evil, change their names for those of kids killed long ago, and then start killing any adult in their path, in vicious and mysterious forms. A young woman who has just returned to town tries to find out what is happening, while trying to protect her transformed young sister. However, the kids are starting to revive their leader... Written by Parca Mortem <icy_shadow@rocketmail.com>

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In a sleepy midwestern town... A horrifying evil is about to rise again!

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

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Children of the Corn IV  »

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Jamie Renee Smith would later star alongside Linda Hamilton in the 1997 film "Dante's Peak". Linda Hamilton starred in the original "Children of the Corn" as Vicky Baxter. See more »

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26 March 2003 | by (Jackson,MS) – See all my reviews

I dunno why i decided to rent this movie considering how 2 and 3 weren't all that great, but i saw a preivew for it a long time ago and it seemed a little creepy so i figured i'd give it a shot. I was really shocked how good it turned out to be. It didn't really have a thing to do with the other children of the corns other then the fact that the kids were evil. Children of the Corn IV probably could have been its own movie insted of a sequel. Well anyways i really liked it. It had a good story line and was pretty creepy. ****/*****


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