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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:
Emma (as Chloe Moretz)
Craig Vye ...
Chris Jamba ...
Julie Rogers ...
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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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 »

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Release Date:

17 November 2006 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

The Children  »

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1.85 : 1
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When Sarah (Scout Taylor-Compton) talked about Johnny Depp, Chloë Grace Moretz worked with him in Dark Shadows (2012). See more »


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 »


Emma: It's alright, Mum. Mary said she wouldn't hurt you...
[then, solemnly,]
Emma: ... but she isn't sure about the others.
[Mrs. Tunney stares off into the woods nervously]
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References Resident Evil (2002) See more »


Sow The Seeds
Arranged by Timothy S. Jones
Published by Brevity Music, Inc.(BMI)
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A complete Cliché, and an entertaining one at that
28 March 2007 | by See all my reviews

Great camera work. Great set work. Great acting. The story is every cliché from the hard starting engine, the kooky locals, the 4 teenagers in the car hearing a noise outside, on up. But I think if we are honest with ourselves... it is what we want from a horror movie. The cliché haunted house.... the dark woods.

But the zombie kids... they are about as creepy as a bunch of french mimes. Ignore the fact that they look like school children in their Sunday best and not mine digging zombies, enjoy the atmosphere, watch it in the dark, and it is definitely worthwhile.

But don't look for any originality here. I mean none.

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