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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.

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Bull Foreman
Helia Grekova ...
Mary
George Zlatarev ...
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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

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

Karen Tunny: [after the Tunnys first enter the old house] I wonder how old that Christmas Tree is?
Sarah Tunny: At least they had a Christmas.
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References Resident Evil (2002) See more »

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Come On Baby
Written by Timothy S. Jones
Published by Brevity Music, Inc.(BMI)
Courtesy of Brevity Music, Inc.
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Works in theory but not in practice.
3 May 2007 | by See all my reviews

If you described any of the scenes; nightmares of children murdering you in your sleep, your infant daughter talking to ghosts, searching for your lost child in an abandoned mine at night, so petrified with fear that you can't move even though the blood from a murder victim is dripping onto you from the floor above – then I'd say you had a horror movie. But some how 'Wicked Little Things' just wasn't scary. I am a horror fan and I loved the location, the plot in principal and I liked the three leading ladies. I didn't want to see them come to harm, I wanted the 'bad guy' to get his just desserts, the rest of the cast are always simply cannon fodder so I was indifferent either way with them and it played out every cliché in the book - even down to the torch battery running out in the pitch dark just as you start to here whispering voices closing in on you.

I would still recommend that you watch it, but unless you are new to horror movies or under 12 years, you will have seen it all before.


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