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The Stepford Children (1987)

Steven and Laura Harding (along with their kids David and Mary) have moved to the quiet community of Stepford, Connecticut. Steven joins the men's club, which is still assimilating their ... See full summary »

Director:

Alan J. Levi

Writers:

William Bleich (as Bill Bleich), Ira Levin (novel)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Barbara Eden ... Laura Harding
Don Murray ... Steven Harding
Tammy Lauren ... Mary Harding
Pat Corley ... Sheriff Weston
Ken Swofford ... Frank Gregson
Richard Anderson ... Lawrence Danton
Sharon Spelman ... Sandy Gregson
James Staley ... Swimming Instructor
Raye Birk ... George Larson
Debbie Barker ... Lois Gregson
Dick Butkus ... Tom Wilcox
James Coco ... Mr. Jamison
Randall Batinkoff ... David Harding
John Cameron Mitchell ... Kenny Moreland
Judith Baldwin ... Kimberly Summer
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Steven and Laura Harding (along with their kids David and Mary) have moved to the quiet community of Stepford, Connecticut. Steven joins the men's club, which is still assimilating their wives into robots. This time, they have begun to turn their out of control teens into robots as well. Once they are assimilated, they are obedient, homework loving, big band dancing droids. Laura, David, and Mary stumble onto this mystery, and they must avoid Steven's plans to turn them into robots. Written by Pat McCurry <ccgrad97@aol.com>

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Something's wrong. She just hasn't been herself. She's perfect. Perfect terror. See more »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

15 March 1987 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Barnen i Stepford See more »

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Stereo

Color:

Color

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1.33 : 1
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Mary Harding: I'm a very lucky girl...
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Referenced in Queer as Folk: Move and Leave (2005) See more »

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What Ever Happened to Stepford's Children?
3 August 2002 | by smitginSee all my reviews

It has been 15 years since I first saw "The Stepford Children" on TV, so I'm a little fuzzy on the details. But from what I recall, this chapter in the saga was much better than the uninspired "Revenge of the Stepford Wives." The "Children" TV movie tried to combine the best of both previous ventures with an enjoyable result (for TV-fare). Barbara Eden did a fine job as the new wife in peril. Keeping kids in line has never been so fun! Unfortunately, as this movie had no big stars other than Ms. Eden, it has never seen the light of day on VHS or DVD. That is too bad. "Revenge" at least got a VHS release due to Don Johnson being in the credits. Maybe we will be lucky enough to get a better quality transfer to DVD for the 30th Anniversary edition of the original with the two TV movies added in a box set... Now that would bring a smile to Dis' face up there in the Men's Association.


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