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Wicked Little Things (2006)

Karen, Sarah, and Emma Tunney are all moving to a small town in Pennsylvania where, unknown to them, in 1913, a horrid mine accident trapped dozens of children alive, underground. But there's a problem. They're still alive.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
... Karen
... Sarah
... Emma (as Chloe Moretz)
... Harold
... Aaron Hanks
Craig Vye ... Tim
Chris Jamba ... Sean
Julie Rogers ... Lisa
... Mr. Carlton
Michael McCoy ... Walter
... Bull Foreman
Helia Grekova ... Mary
George Zlatarev ... Explosives Captain
... Russel
Vlado Mihailov ... Trevor (as Vladimir Mihaylov)
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In 1913, in Carlton Mine, Addytown, Pennsylvania, the cruel owner of a mine uses poor children in the exploration and after an explosion, a group of children is buried alive. On the present days, Karen Tunny has just lost her husband after a long period of terminal disease when the family savings have been spent in the treatment. Without any money, she moves with her daughters Sarah and Emma to an old house in the mountains that belonged to her husband. Karen is advised by her neighbors to stay at home in the night, and Sarah hears that there are zombies in the area. When Emma becomes friend of Mary, he mother believes she is an imaginary friend. However, when Sarah's friends are attacked and eaten alive by zombie children and Emma vanishes, Karen and Sarah chase her nearby the mine. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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Prey for them

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Drama | Fantasy | Horror

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

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17 November 2006 (USA)  »

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Trivia

When Sarah (Scout Taylor-Compton) talked about Johnny Depp, Chloë Grace Moretz worked with him in Dark Shadows (2012). See more »

Goofs

In the ending sequence, Carlton's gun changes from a GLOCK (at the car) to a Beretta (in Hank's home) and then back to a GLOCK (as he leaves the home). See more »

Quotes

Karen Tunny: [frozen in fear upon seeing the children; quietly] Run.
Sarah Tunny: What?
Karen Tunny: Run.
Sarah Tunny: Where?
Karen Tunny: [pause] With me, RUN!
[they take off running with the children in pursuit]
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References Sleepy Hollow (1999) See more »

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Canned Heat
Written by Deborah V. DiFonzo and Scott P. Schreer
Published by Freeplaymusic(BMI)
Courtesy of Freeplay Music
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Works in theory but not in practice.
3 May 2007 | by See all my reviews

If you described any of the scenes; nightmares of children murdering you in your sleep, your infant daughter talking to ghosts, searching for your lost child in an abandoned mine at night, so petrified with fear that you can't move even though the blood from a murder victim is dripping onto you from the floor above – then I'd say you had a horror movie. But some how 'Wicked Little Things' just wasn't scary. I am a horror fan and I loved the location, the plot in principal and I liked the three leading ladies. I didn't want to see them come to harm, I wanted the 'bad guy' to get his just desserts, the rest of the cast are always simply cannon fodder so I was indifferent either way with them and it played out every cliché in the book - even down to the torch battery running out in the pitch dark just as you start to here whispering voices closing in on you.

I would still recommend that you watch it, but unless you are new to horror movies or under 12 years, you will have seen it all before.


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