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Children of the Corn -- Trailer for this remake of Stephen King's tale of misbehaving children
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Director:
Writers (WGA):
Donald P. Borchers (teleplay) and
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Release Date:
26 September 2009 (USA) See more »
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Plot:
While traveling, an unhappy married couple encounter a cult of murderous children who worship an entity called He Who Walks Behind the Rows. | Full synopsis »
User Reviews:
Interesting Flick See more (64 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order)

David Anders ... Burton Stanton

Kandyse McClure ... Vicky Stanton

Daniel Newman ... Malachai

Preston Bailey ... Issac

Robert Gerdisch ... Preacher Boy
Jordan Schmidt ... Bloody Knife Boy
Remington Jennings ... Joseph / Ahaz
Austin Dreher ... Freckled Boy
Dominic Plue ... Jacob
Lexie Behr ... Little Girl
Creighton Fox ... Peter
Austin Coobs ... Mark

Jake White ... Oldest boy

Zita Vass ... Ponytail girl
Ryan Bertroche ... Amos
Aubrey Kratochville ... Girl at Gas Station

Paul Butler ... Nahum (as Paul Butler Jr.)

Alexa Nikolas ... Ruth
Shawn Kelly ... David
James Burkholder ... Additional voices (voice)

Max Burkholder ... Additional voices (voice)

Emily Rose Everhard ... Additional voices (voice) (as Emily Everward)

Isabelle Fuhrman ... Additional voices (voice)

Leo Howard ... Additional voices (voice)

Billy Unger ... Additional voices (voice)
Vien Hong ... Additional voices (voice)
Leigh French ... Additional voices (voice)

Donald P. Borchers ... Additional voices (voice)
rest of cast listed alphabetically:

Brennan Bailey ... Boy (uncredited)

Rylie Behr ... Town Child (uncredited)
Regan Riley ... Girl (uncredited)
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Directed by
Donald P. Borchers 
 
Writing credits
(WGA)
Donald P. Borchers (teleplay) and
Stephen King (teleplay)

Stephen King (short story)

Produced by
Donald P. Borchers .... producer
 
Original Music by
Jonathan Elias 
Nathaniel Morgan (co-composer)
 
Cinematography by
Jamie Thompson (director of photography)
 
Film Editing by
Danny Saphire 
 
Casting by
Fern Champion 
Jamie Rose 
Paul Ruddy 
 
Production Design by
G. Andrew Hussey 
 
Art Direction by
Merje Veski 
 
Costume Design by
Brooke Weller 
 
Makeup Department
Brian Demski .... special makeup effects technician
Genevieve Garner .... key hair stylist
Robert Kurtzman .... special makeup effects producer
Tom Luhtala .... makeup lab technician
Charlotte Scovill .... key makeup artist
 
Production Management
Ami Werges .... unit production manager
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Morgan Elam .... second second assistant director
Kevin Kutchaver .... second unit director
Ben Ledoux .... first assistant director
 
Art Department
Colin Bach .... leadman
Corbin Booth .... swing gang
Cory Haight .... art production assistant
Stephanie Hein .... property master
James Jasionowski .... swing man
Marc Muehleip .... construction coordinator
Palina Prasasouk .... swing
Emma Segasture .... scenic painter
 
Sound Department
Larry Benjamin .... sound re-recording mixer
Paul B. Clay .... supervising sound editor
Bob Costanza .... sound effects editor
Adam Mohundro .... boom operator
Bartek Swiatek .... sound mixer
David Torres .... foley mixer
 
Special Effects by
Katrina Francis .... special effects technician
Beki Ingram .... special effects makeup
Dustin Scholl .... special effects assistant
Alan Tuskes .... special effects makeup supervisor
 
Visual Effects by
Phil Carbonaro .... composite supervisor (as Philip Carbonaro)
Kevin Kutchaver .... visual effects supervisor: HimAnI Productions
Glen David Miller .... cg supervisor
 
Stunts
Justin Sundquist .... stunt coordinator
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Robert M. Barr .... production assistant: camera
John Black .... first assistant camera: "b" camera
Alec Boehm .... camera operator
Alec Boehm .... director of photography: 2nd Unit
Heather Marie Collins .... second assistant camera: "a" camera
Lawrence Daufenbach .... film loader
Ben Easter .... still photographer
John Joleaud .... gaffer
Jamie Thompson .... camera operator: "b" camera
Justin Watson .... first assistant camera: "a" camera
Scott Wilkerson .... production assistant: camera
 
Casting Department
Ben Easter .... casting
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Jesse Anderson .... costume supervisor
Julie O'Leary .... set costumer
 
Editorial Department
Joe Hathaway .... digital color timer
Christopher Rash .... assistant editor
 
Music Department
Jon Choukroun .... scoring engineer
Paul B. Clay .... music editor (as Paul Clay)
Jonathan Elias .... orchestrator
Kelly Gettle .... assistant music producer
Christopher Kemp .... composer: additional music
Nathaniel Morgan .... orchestrator
Dave Rappaport .... composer: additional music
Dave Rappaport .... scoring engineer
Kenny Segal .... composer: additional music
Kenny Segal .... scoring engineer
David Wittman .... composer: additional music
 
Other crew
Nancy Brandt .... production accountant
Melinda Burns .... assistant production coordinator
Ron Durham .... location manager
Jennifer Hiltwein .... assistant armorer
Andrea Metzler .... production assistant
Elena Rogovsky .... script supervisor
Marc E. Spivey .... insurance broker
Matthew Stratton .... chief armorer
 

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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"Stephen King's Children of the Corn" - USA (complete title)
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Runtime:
92 min
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Aspect Ratio:
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Certification:
Australia:MA | Finland:K-16 (TV rating) | Netherlands:16 | USA:TV-14 (TV rating) | USA:Unrated (uncut version)
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Did You Know?

Trivia:
Kandyse McClure returns for her second time in a Stephen King TV remake. She also played Sue Snell in the remake of Carrie (2002) (TV).See more »
Goofs:
Continuity: When the runaway kid is hit and killed on the road he is hit with the passenger side of the vehicle. After they arrive in town the drivers side is damaged and has the blood on it.See more »
Movie Connections:
Version of Disciples of the Crow (1983)See more »

FAQ

What are the differences between the TV-version and the Unrated version?
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12 out of 22 people found the following review useful.
Interesting Flick, 27 September 2009
Author: Tsavo from United States

For a Syfy Original, I actually have to rate this rather highly. In my life have have seen some terrible terrible films (Bloodrayne anyone?), and this I most certainly would not count among them. Based on a short story by Steven king, and closer to the original story, this film focuses on an a husband and wife who have a rather... estranged relationship, who are moving to a new place in an attempt to sort out their marital issues. Along the way they get into an argument while the husband is driving, and accidentally hit a boy who stumbles out into the road, holding his throat, leading them into a situation where something is most certainly rotten in the state of Denmark, and by the time they begin to realize what is going on around them, it may already be too late. Now this is not a perfect film by any means, so don't watch it expecting emmys, there are moments when the dialogue could indeed have been done better, but it is not so low as to make it unwatchable, and the bickering between the husband and wife does seem a bit much at times, though its nothing that doesn't actually happen in the real world. But the acting quality was surprising, especially on behalf of the children, I was impressed. All in all, I would recommend watching it at least ONCE. This is one of those movies that either you like, or you don't, but I can guarantee you its not the "worst movie EVER made, as some of you will read other stating, (there's always at least one), so please ignore the naysayers and take a look for yourself. Overall, I was pleased, though I felt a little let down at points, and really pleased at others. I give it an 8 out of ten In part for the camera work, effectiveness of shots and music, and for not actually being the usual Syfy letdown, it is a little higher than I would normally rate it, but the movie needs a boost.

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