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Children of the Corn (2009)

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

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Donald P. Borchers

Writers:

Stephen King (based on the short story by), Donald P. Borchers (screenplay by) | 1 more credit »
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Robert Gerdisch ... Preacher Boy
Jordan Schmidt Jordan Schmidt ... Bloody Knife Boy
David Anders ... Burt
Kandyse McClure ... Vicky
Remington Jennings Remington Jennings ... Joseph / Ahaz
Daniel Newman ... Malachai
Preston Bailey ... Issac
Austin Dreher Austin Dreher ... Freckled Boy
Dominic Plue Dominic Plue ... Jacob
Lexie Behr Lexie Behr ... Little Girl
Creighton Fox Creighton Fox ... Peter
Austin Coobs Austin Coobs ... Big Boy / Mark
Jake White ... Oldest Boy
Zita Vass ... Ponytail Girl
Ryan Bertroche ... Amos
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While traveling, an unhappy married couple encounter a cult of murderous children who worship an entity called He Who Walks Behind the Rows.

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Kandyse McClure returns for her second time in a Stephen King TV remake. She also played Sue Snell in the remake of Carrie (2002). See more »

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He took the keys away from her - so how did she close the electric windows when he went into the church? You can clearly hear the power windows going up. See more »

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And a child shall lead them.......back to the original.
1 March 2010 | by lone-wolf-007See all my reviews

Being true to its source does not always make a better movie. If you compare the original to this then you can see why they changed it up and made a better movie to begin with. The remake ignores the original's way and sticks close to the original short story by Stephen King. The couple are bitter, the unhappy ending and no shot whatsoever of he who walks behind the row. The roles are miscast-ed left and right. The kid playing Isaac is the biggest blunder I have seen in years. He simply is not right for this part. Take away any kind of threat and you just have a bunch of overly religious kids who do not like adults and have a twisted religion. There are many things that backfire in this movie from the miscasting to the changes to keep in line with the original story and none of them work for the better. Stick with the original which is a all around a better movie.


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

26 September 2009 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Stephen King's Children of the Corn See more »

Filming Locations:

Tipton, Iowa, USA See more »

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Budget:

$2,000,000 (estimated)
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Dolby Digital

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Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
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