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Wicked Little Things (2006)

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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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Karen
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Harold
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Aaron Hanks
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Tim
Chris Jamba ...
Sean
Julie Rogers ...
Lisa
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Mr. Carlton
Michael McCoy ...
Walter
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Bull Foreman
Helia Grekova ...
Mary
George Zlatarev ...
Explosives Captain
Atanas Srebrev ...
Russel
Vlado Mihailov ...
Trevor (as Vladimir Mihaylov)
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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

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

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17 November 2006 (USA)  »

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Trivia

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

Goofs

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 »

Quotes

Sarah Tunny: [after seeing Sean, Tim and Lisa get butchered by the children and speeding away in the Thunderbird after getting it un-stuck from the mud] It's not happening! It didn't happen! It didn't happen! It didn't fucking happen!
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Cry A River
Written by Deborah V. DiFonzo and Scott P. Schreer
Published by Freeplaymusic(BMI)
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Fun and overlooked
4 June 2008 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I thought Wicked Little Things was a really good movie, in my honest opinion. I will say at some parts it seemed really unbelievable, and at others it seemed as if there was just not enough thought put into the actions of the characters, as it became mediocre, but overall it was exciting and entertaining with a nice premise, even though many commenters thought it was boring. I do not understand why so many comments are bashing this movie when other B-movies that are most definitely not better get much more recognition and praise. It's an excellent movie overall, and nothing more or less. Wicked Little Things provides great entertainment and mostly did not have many major flaws at all other than, like I said, being mediocre because of production value.

This is definitely worth a look, because you will not be disappointed with the outcome, regardless of what other comments may have you believe and if you know what you are looking for and getting into. Wicked Little Things is one of the best 1st Annual Afterdark Horrorfest films, and compared to a lot of other films in the 8 Films to Die For series, this is one of the best overall. As a movie, it's a darn good one, even though it's of course no masterpiece. It's just fun, and I am glad I own it.


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