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Children of the Corn V: Fields of Terror (1998)

Six college students take a wrong turn and find themselves lost in a strangely deserted rural town... only to discover that this deceptively quiet place hides a murderous cult of children ... See full summary »

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Six college students take a wrong turn and find themselves lost in a strangely deserted rural town... only to discover that this deceptively quiet place hides a murderous cult of children controlled by evil forces! Yet even as bodies begin cropping up all around them, the young friends decide to stay and rescue the children... or die trying! Written by Chance

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In a deserted town... The terror continues!


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

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21 June 1998 (USA)  »

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Children of the Corn 5: Fields of Terror  »

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$1,650,000 (estimated)
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Late Alexis Arquette was a worldwide famous transvestite and transsexual. Apart from this film, Alexis also played a prominent role in another similar horror film Sometimes They Come Back...Again starring Oscar-winning actress Hillary Swank in 1996. See more »

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Charlotte is cut on the face in the cornfield. The cut vanishes when Lazlo finds her. See more »

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[first lines]
Mr.O'Brien: Found another one today. Young heifer.
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Followed by Children of the Corn: Genesis (2011) See more »

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South Bound Train
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Written by Jeff Robert
Published by Jeff Robert Music (BMI)
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He Who Robs the Cradle
15 October 2013 | by (Los Angeles) – See all my reviews

New kid in the cornfield Adam Wylie (as Ezeekial) receives a blast of fire and becomes "Children of the Corn" leader. One year later, his gang kills an elderly couple, so the new cast can move in and start to struggle with the supernatural force. After some comic killings, the film focuses on four college students. The main star is Stacy Galina (as Allison), who has an actual connection to the "Children of the Corn" series in that her brother left home, saying he was going to join "He who walks behind the rows." Leading man is Alexis Arquette (as Greg). Convincing herein as a male character, Ms. Arquette has since changed her gender to female...

The second tier is model perfect looking Greg Vaughan (as Tyrus) and his likewise attractive love interest Eva Mendes (as Kir). The two couples go to scatter the ashes of their dead friend "Kurt" near the cornfield, which first appeared in Stephen King's story. How this relates to anything is a mystery unsolved. The four become stranded in town after an automobile mishap. In small roles, David Carradine and Fred Williamson add more dollars to their acting income. This is the fifth in a series of movies loosely based on his story. Out of ideas, the story simply recycles material from unrelated horror films. The familiar ending suggests more of the same.

**** Children of the Corn V: Fields of Terror (6/21/98) Ethan Wiley ~ Stacy Galina, Alexis Arquette, Greg Vaughan, Eva Mendes


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