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Children of the Corn: Genesis (2011)

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

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Joel Soisson

Writers:

Stephen King (short story "Children of the Corn"), Joel Soisson (screenplay)
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Cast overview:
J.J. Banicki J.J. Banicki ... Young Cole
Diane Peterson ... Cole's Mother
Kai Caster Kai Caster ... Boy in Dress
Kelen Coleman ... Allie
Tim Rock ... Tim
Billy Drago ... Preacher
Barbara Nedeljakova ... Helen / Oksana
Duane Whitaker ... Pritchett
Dusty Burwell Dusty Burwell ... Child
Brian Hite Brian Hite ... Police Officer
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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

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

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Official Sites:

Official site [Japan]

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

17 March 2012 (Japan) See more »

Also Known As:

Children of the Corn VIII See more »

Filming Locations:

Agua Dulce, California, USA See more »

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Color

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2.35 : 1
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Follows Children of the Corn III: Urban Harvest (1995) See more »

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23 March 2012 | by Tss5078See all my reviews

How does a short story spawn eight feature films? It's simple, nothing is scarier or more creepy than children who kill people. The eighth film, like several of the other sequels, doesn't take place in Gatlin, and is very loosely tied to the original story. I give this movie credit for possibly being the creepiest children of the corn, and for doing it without much of the gore the other films featured. A lot of the credit goes to veteran movie actor, Billy Drago, who is just creepy by nature. There is no denying the film is creepy, but is it good? No, not really! The story is very slow at times, inconsistent, and some what predictable. Genesis had a bit more potential than some of its predecessors, but in the end, despite the creepy vibe it gives off, it's just another really bad sequel that we didn't need.


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