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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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Karen
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Emma (as Chloe Moretz)
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Harold
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Aaron Hanks
Craig Vye ...
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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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

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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Cry A River
Written by Deborah V. DiFonzo and Scott P. Schreer
Published by Freeplaymusic(BMI)
Courtesy of Freeplay Music
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It had such promise....
19 November 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I really wanted to like this movie. A film with zombie children getting out of a mine to kill people at night really seemed like a great idea for a horror film. Unfortunately, the film was in the bottom 3 of films played at horror fest.

A mother and her two daughters attempt to move on after her husband/father had passed away from an illness that cost their family a lot of money. They have to adapt to their new environment. They end up struggling due to all the surroundings for different reasons.(Crazy Zombie kids go into this category) The film never gives any sentimental attachment for anyone that lives or dies, the film produces no scares or jump worthy moments, the film barely shows the children doing what they're supposed to do...Kill! With a bigger budget and a better cast this film could have hope. Until then, pass on it.

3.5/10 actually.


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