5.1/10
6,975
92 user 52 critic

Wicked Little Things (2006)

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.

Director:

Writers:

(story), (screenplay)
Reviews

Watch Now

From $2.99 on Amazon Video

ON DISC

Videos

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Unrest I (2006)
Horror | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5/10 X  

A young pathology med student suspects that the spirit of a dead cadaver in the hospital morgue where she works is killing off all those who handle or desecrate the body.

Director: Jason Todd Ipson
Stars: Corri English, Scot Davis, Joshua Alba
Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  

After a night of drunken exploits, Allison, Harris, and Kira are chased and terrorized by the ghosts of a child pyromaniac, an ax murderer, and a rapist.

Director: Mike Mendez
Stars: Dominic Purcell, Clare Kramer, Josie Maran
Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.9/10 X  

A wrongfully-convicted man finds that even after he is proven innocent, there's other justice in the world besides the law, and when his daughter is abducted, he has no choice but to seek revenge.

Director: Kevin Lewis
Stars: Huntley Ritter, Jake Muxworthy, Charles S. Dutton
Room 6 (2006)
Horror | Mystery | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.2/10 X  

A schoolteacher with a phobia of hospitals finds herself searching for her boyfriend inside one while teaming up with a man suffering the same ordeal that she's in.

Director: Michael Hurst
Stars: Christine Taylor, Shane Brolly, Jerry O'Connell
Crazy Eights (2006)
Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4/10 X  

Circumstance brings six childhood friends together to face their past, and a secret they share.

Director: Jimi Jones
Stars: Traci Lords, Frank Whaley, Dina Meyer
Horror | Mystery | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.1/10 X  

Young Penny goes on a retreat with her psychologist; the intention is to help her overcome her phobia, an intense fear of cars. Unexpected events find her in a nightmarish situation where her worst fears come true.

Director: Richard Brandes
Stars: Rachel Miner, Mimi Rogers, Chad Todhunter
Hallowed Ground (Video 2007)
Horror | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.5/10 X  

Built on sacred ground in the late 1890s, the town of Hope was founded by fanatical preacher Jonas Hathaway (Nick Chinlund)... See full synopsis »

Director: David Benullo
Stars: Jaimie Alexander, Brian McNamara, Ethan Phillips
The Hamiltons (2006)
Drama | Horror | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.2/10 X  

Four young adult siblings try to fend for themselves after the mysterious death of their parents. But they harbor some dark secrets which include abducting and killing strangers, and ... See full summary »

Directors: Mitchell Altieri, Phil Flores
Stars: Cory Knauf, Samuel Child, Joseph McKelheer
Lake Dead (2007)
Horror | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.2/10 X  

Three sisters and a group of their friends take a trip to the home of the recently deceased grandfather -- who died a particularly grisly death -- to learn more about the promise of an inheritance, only to encounter a family of psychos who have taken up residence in the old man's cabin.

Director: George Bessudo
Stars: Tara Gerard, Vanessa Viola, Kelsey Wedeen
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

Videocassette tape rental store owners fight against a religious fanatic group for the right to keep their controversial film on the shelves for sale.

Director: Ken Tipton
Stars: Carrie Armstrong, Conrad Bachmann, Priscilla Barnes
From Within (2008)
Horror | Mystery | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  

A small Maryland town is gripped by a curse which causes residents to take their own life one after another.

Director: Phedon Papamichael
Stars: Elizabeth Rice, Thomas Dekker, Kelly Blatz
Horror | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  

Deaths tells the story of an all-American guy who is murdered each day by horrifying pursuers, only to wake up in slightly different lives to experience the terror of being murdered again.

Director: Dario Piana
Stars: Mike Vogel, Jaime Murray, Christina Cole
Edit

Cast

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

Storyline

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

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

Prey for them

Genres:

Drama | Fantasy | Horror

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

Parents Guide:

 »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

17 November 2006 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

The Children  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

When Sarah (Scout Taylor-Compton) talked about Johnny Depp, Chloë Grace Moretz worked with him in Dark Shadows (2012). See more »

Goofs

This film is set in Pennsylvania. All of the vehicles featured in this film have Pennsylvania license plates on the front and rear bumpers. In reality, all vehicles registered in the state only have one license plate and they are placed on the rear bumper. See more »

Quotes

Sarah Tunny: [drunken laughter] My mother has to get her shit together first... she sorta had a nervous freak-out after my dad died.
Lisa: [sympathetic] Were you close to him?
Sarah Tunny: [surprised at Lisa's understanding] Yeah... real close. I miss him a lot.
See more »

Connections

References Sleepy Hollow (1999) See more »

Soundtracks

Canned Heat
Written by Deborah V. DiFonzo and Scott P. Schreer
Published by Freeplaymusic(BMI)
Courtesy of Freeplay Music
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
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.


16 of 25 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
The Worst of the After Dark horrorfest janeyinlove
I couldn't see anything Ian_or_Satan
Whats so controversal about these movies!?? southern_chic07
I had lived in Tunny's house!!! d_ave
TOBE HOPPER ? phantomopera-1
Stupidity insanedivine
Discuss Wicked Little Things (2006) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?