MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Up 1,907 this week

Children of the Corn: Genesis (2011)

R  |   |  Horror, Thriller  |  17 March 2012 (Japan)
3.9
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 3.9/10 from 2,137 users  
Reviews: 19 user | 28 critic

A young couple tries to free an imprisoned child with catastrophic results.

Director:

Writer:

(screenplay)
Watch Trailer
0Check in
0Share...

On Disc

at Amazon

Related News

Cassadaga Trailer Released
| DailyDead

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 34 titles
created 16 Jan 2012
 
a list of 45 titles
created 27 Jan 2012
 
a list of 44 titles
created 07 Oct 2012
 
a list of 34 titles
created 3 months ago
 

Related Items

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Children of the Corn: Genesis (2011)

Children of the Corn: Genesis (2011) on IMDb 3.9/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Children of the Corn: Genesis.

User Polls

Videos

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Horror | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.2/10 X  

All the kids in a town over night become feverish and have convulsions. The next day they start to become evil, change their names for those of kids killed long ago, and then start killing ... See full summary »

Director: Greg Spence
Stars: Naomi Watts, Jamie Renée Smith, Karen Black
Horror | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.1/10 X  

A journalist and his son travel to Nebraska to investigate the mysterious town of Gaitlin where, unbeknownst to them, a murderous cult of children are waiting in the corn fields.

Director: David Price
Stars: Terence Knox, Paul Scherrer, Ryan Bollman
Horror | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4/10 X  

Six college students take a wrong turn and find themselves lost in a strangely deserted rural town... only to discover that this deceptively quiet place hides a murderous cult of children ... See full summary »

Director: Ethan Wiley
Stars: Stacy Galina, Alexis Arquette, Eva Mendes
Horror | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.9/10 X  

Two brothers, formerly of the murderous children's cult of Gatlin Nebraska, are taken to Chicago by an unwitting couple.

Director: James D.R. Hickox
Stars: Daniel Cerny, Ron Melendez, Jim Metzler
Horror | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.4/10 X  

When a girl named Jamie repeatedly tries to contact her grandmother to no avail, she investigates by going to her apartment in Omaha Nebraska....only to find that it's been condemned and ... See full summary »

Director: Guy Magar
Stars: Claudette Mink, Kyle Cassie, Michael Ironside
Horror | Mystery | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.7/10 X  

Hannah goes back to her hometown (Gatlin) to find out who her mother is, but on the way she picks up a strange man who fore-shadows her life with a passage from the bible. When she gets ... See full summary »

Director: Kari Skogland
Stars: Natalie Ramsey, Gary Bullock, Alix Koromzay
Children of the Corn (TV Movie 2009)
Horror | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.9/10 X  

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

Director: Donald P. Borchers
Stars: David Anders, Kandyse McClure, Daniel Newman
The Boogeyman (2010)
Short | Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  

A man goes to see a psychologist to explain how an evil creature is responsible for the deaths of his three children.

Director: Gerard Lough
Stars: Simon Fogarty, Michael Parle, Joanne Cullen
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  

After being left by her husband and fired from her work, a workaholic businesswoman is forced to go through a big change in her life and becomes a partner on a decadent sex shop.

Director: Roberto Santucci
Stars: Ingrid Guimarães, Maria Paula, Bruno Garcia
Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.6/10 X  

An old mirror from the haunted Long Island house finds its way into a photographer's family where the evil soon manifests itself to cause more terror and mayhem.

Director: John Murlowski
Stars: Ross Partridge, Julia Nickson, Lala Sloatman
O Caçador (TV Mini-Series 2014)
Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  

The ex-policeman Andre (Cauã Reymond) faces in a boxing match with a character who takes Alton Graça. a cop (Cauã Reymond) get mesmerized by the wife of his brother , played by Cleo Pires .

Stars: Jackson Antunes, Rhaísa Batista, Alejandro Claveaux
Amor à Vida (TV Series 2013)
Comedy | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

Jealous of his adopted sister, an unscrupulous man separates her from her newborn daughter, who is found and adopted by an lovable man.

Stars: Paolla Oliveira, Malvino Salvador, Juliano Cazarré
Edit

Cast

Credited cast:
J.J. Banicki ...
Young Cole
...
Cole's Mother
...
Boy in Dress
...
Allie
...
Tim
...
...
Helen / Oksana
...
Pritchett
Dusty Burwell ...
Child
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
...
Boy with hatchet
Edit

Storyline

Tmi and Allie seek shelter in a remote desert compound after becoming lost and stranded. A strange Manson-like character, Preacher (Drago), reluctantly allows them inside with strict orders to be gone by morning and not wander "where you are not invited." At first, Preacher and his mail-order wife Oksana (Nedeljakova) deny the faint screams and cries that emanate from one of the crumbling outbuildings. When Allie sneaks outside to investigate, she discovers that she and Tim have stumbled onto a bizarre cult worshiping an entity that may -- or may not -- dwell inside a haunted little boy. Written by Anonymous

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Horror | Thriller

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for horror violence, language and some sexual content | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

 »
Edit

Details

Official Sites:

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

17 March 2012 (Japan)  »

Also Known As:

Children of the Corn VIII  »

Filming Locations:

 »

Company Credits

Production Co:

,  »
Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

Billy Drago who plays the preacher, just finished playing lucifer in another picture that same year. See more »

Crazy Credits

After the credits of the main cast is another scene. See more »

Connections

References The Sopranos (1999) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Good first half, flies off the rails in the last act
5 September 2011 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Children of the Corn... what a bizarre franchise. The first 3 followed a set storyline, and the rest (aside from 6) were just their own stories ala Halloween 3, sometimes with very minor mentions of previous entries. 'Genesis', the 8th film in the series, is quite good for the first half. Intriguing storyline involving a couple's car breaking down in the California desert, and they seek refuge from a weird preacher and his hottie Ukrainian wife. There's a child locked up in a shed behind the house, and it seems like a bizarre entity doesn't want the couple to leave the Preacher's house. For the first 40 minutes or so, the film tells a good, straightforward creepy story. Acting for the most part is good and credible. But then, things get extremely messy and confusing. Nothing is explained, the last half will have you scratching your head. Should I mention the horrible stock footage car crash? Yeah, that was hilariously bad, and makes a film that did a good effort of covering its' low production values for the whole film look EXTREMELY cheap. Good start, messy and confusing middle, horrible conclusion.


34 of 36 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Intro Scene texas_phil
Slight OT: COTC and other movies are given crappy sequel movies... shane243546
They could have made Helen pregnant…. msglazedsugar
Discuss Children of the Corn: Genesis (2011) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?