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Children of the Corn: The Gathering (1996)

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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

Writers:

Stephen King (short story "Children of the Corn"), Stephen Berger | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Naomi Watts ... Grace Rhodes
Jamie Renée Smith ... Margaret Rhodes
Karen Black ... June Rhodes
Mark Salling ... James Rhodes
Brent Jennings ... Donald Atkins
Toni Marsh Toni Marsh ... Sandra Atkins
Lewis Flanagan III Lewis Flanagan III ... Marcus Atkins
Brandon Kleyla ... Josiah
William Windom ... Doc Larson
Salle Ellis Salle Ellis ... Jane Nock
Marietta Marich Marietta Marich ... Rosa Nock
Jonathan Patterson Jonathan Patterson ... Charlie McLellan
Joshua Patterson Joshua Patterson ... Scott McLellan
Kay Bower Kay Bower ... Janet McLellan
Samaria Graham ... Mary Anne
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Storyline

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 any adult in their path, in vicious and mysterious forms. A young woman who has just returned to town tries to find out what is happening, while trying to protect her transformed young sister. However, the kids are starting to revive their leader... Written by Parca Mortem <icy_shadow@rocketmail.com>

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In a sleepy midwestern town... A horrifying evil is about to rise again!

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Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for strong horror violence and gore, and for some language | See all certifications »

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

8 October 1996 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Children of the Corn IV See more »

Filming Locations:

Austin, Texas, USA See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Dimension Films See more »
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Sound Mix:

Ultra Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Film debut of TV show Glee star Mark Salling. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
June Rhodes: Yes? Can I help you?
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Connections

Followed by Children of the Corn: Revelation (2001) See more »

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Better than 3
1 October 2012 | by LukeNickels88See all my reviews

When children in a town mysteriously get high fevers...blah blah Naomi Watts is in this and shes hot. The film is a big improvement over COTC III: Urban Harvest or as I like to call Children of the Corn III: Trying to be Hip.

This film is pretty creepy and I always remember seeing the previews for it when I was a child before Halloween: The Curse of Michael Myers which is an awful in & out. It's one of the few COTC films that I remember renting in video stores along with COTC II. I developed a crush on Naomi Watts and wanted to see her in more things and later on she became the Scream Queen for Classy Horror films I never understood why all 90's films have the same sideways camera angle but hopefully I'm not the only one who has noticed this.


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