Wicked Little Things (2006)

R  |   |  Drama, Horror  |  17 November 2006 (USA)
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Karen, Sarah, and Emma Tunney are all moving to a small town in Pennsylvania where, unknown to them, in 1913, a horrid mine accident trapped dozens of children alive, underground. But there's a problem. They're still alive.



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Cast overview, first billed only:
Aaron Hanks
Craig Vye ...
Chris Jamba ...
Julie Rogers ...
Mr. Carlton
Michael McCoy ...
Bull Foreman
Helia Grekova ...
George Zlatarev ...
Explosives Captain
Atanas Srebrev ...
Vlado Mihailov ...
Trevor (as Vladimir Mihaylov)


In 1913, in Carlton Mine, Addytown, Pennsylvania, the cruel owner of a mine uses poor children in the exploration and after an explosion, a group of children is buried alive. On the present days, Karen Tunny has just lost her husband after a long period of terminal disease when the family savings have been spent in the treatment. Without any money, she moves with her daughters Sarah and Emma to an old house in the mountains that belonged to her husband. Karen is advised by her neighbors to stay at home in the night, and Sarah hears that there are zombies in the area. When Emma becomes friend of Mary, he mother believes she is an imaginary friend. However, when Sarah's friends are attacked and eaten alive by zombie children and Emma vanishes, Karen and Sarah chase her nearby the mine. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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Prey for them


Drama | Horror

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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Release Date:

17 November 2006 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

The Children  »

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Did You Know?


Tobe Hooper was initially attached to direct the film. See more »


In the ending sequence, Carlton's gun changes from a GLOCK (at the car) to a Beretta (in Hank's home) and then back to a GLOCK (as he leaves the home). See more »


Aaron Hanks: As you sow, so shall you reap!
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References Sleepy Hollow (1999) See more »


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Little zombies seeking revenge!
21 February 2008 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Lori Heuring of 8mm 2 fame is back in the lead with two children in tow. They inherit an abandoned farmhouse way out in the country after her husband dies. Can you already see the set up? Eerie sounds, things that go bump in the night, and bloodthirsty children; all the makings of a Gothic horror film.

Just like Pamela in The Tooth Fairy, Emma (Chloe Moretz, currently in The Eye remake) sees and talks to one of the dead children - well, in this case, the undead children.

Soon, everyone sees the children and the carnage begins as they are hungry, very hungry. They do not stop until they get the one they are after - the last of the Carlton line; the family responsible for their death. Bwa ha ha ha! Very creepy as most action takes place at night in the woods. A really good zombie flick.

Also features one of my favorite character actors, Geoffrey Lewis, who I loved in the "Highway to Heaven" episode where he played Fast Eddie.

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