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

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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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The Children  »

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Did You Know?


Ben Cross and Chloe Grace Moretz both starred separately in two different versions of Dark Shadows. See more »


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 »


Karen Tunny: Sarah, stop it. Okay, it's enough, Sarah. God, you've been fudging with the radio for like an hour now.
Sarah Tunny: You can say "fuck," mom. I've heard it before.
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References Resident Evil (2002) See more »


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Terror clichè for the dozen
2 November 2007 | by (Brazil) – See all my reviews

If you are looking for a really scary movie, this is not the case. I am always amazed how some directors/producers thinks cliché + dark locations results in good terror movies when it is not so easy.

The plot of this movie is not too much imaginative (working kids of a mining complex in the 1900's are killed in an explosion and seeks revenge against the descendants of the mine's owner. A windows with her two girls goes to the house near the mine and you know the rest of it).

Dialogues are weak, actors are so so, no fx at all, poor characterization and just a little tension all along the movie, none really scary moment and a dull ending.

If you're looking for a light terror movies for watching in a lazy Wednesday night or with friends just for fun of watching a terror movie with your buddies, this is the right choice.

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