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Children of the Corn (2009)

TV Movie  |  TV-14  |   |  Horror, Thriller  |  26 September 2009 (USA)
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While traveling, an unhappy married couple encounter a cult of murderous children who worship an entity called He Who Walks Behind the Rows.



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While traveling, an unhappy married couple encounter a cult of murderous children who worship an entity called He Who Walks Behind the Rows.

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26 September 2009 (USA)  »

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$2,000,000 (estimated)

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Kandyse McClure returns for her second time in a Stephen King TV remake. She also played Sue Snell in the remake of Carrie (2002). See more »


There are several scenes inside the couple's car showing rain splashing the windows but as soon as they get out of the car it's sunny and dry. See more »


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I can say without a doubt this movie was Absolutely Horrid!!!!!!!!!!!!!
26 September 2009 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This has to one the worst made for TV movie I've seen, never mind it was a remake of a Stephen King Classic. The lead actress really overacted her part, but I really can't blame her with the script she took her lines from. The children aren't even in the least bit scary and the little boy who played Issac recites his lines like he's still trying to remember them. There is absolutely no atmosphere, eeriness or creepiness which the original movie had an abundance of. This version is stale and falls flat on its face. The male lead is the only one who is even slightly believable. Who wrote the script? I had to keep asking myself did they write this for adults.

Oh, why SYFY do you keep persisting in torturing us with cheap and stupid movies? I'd give this movie a -10 if I could.

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