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Children of the Corn III: Urban Harvest (1995)

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Two brothers connected to the murderous children's cult of Gatlin, Nebraska are taken to Chicago by an adoptive couple.

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James D.R. Hickox

Writers:

Stephen King (short story "Children of the Corn"), Dode B. Levenson
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Dano Cerny Dano Cerny ... Eli Porter (as Daniel Cerny)
Ron Melendez ... Joshua Porter
Jim Metzler ... William Porter
Nancy Lee Grahn ... Amanda Porter
Jon Clair Jon Clair ... Malcom Elkman
Mari Morrow ... Maria Elkman
Michael Ensign ... Father Frank Nolan
Duke Stroud ... Earl
Rif Hutton ... Arnold
Garvin Funches ... T-Loc
Johnny Legend Johnny Legend ... Derelict Man
Gina St. John ... Diane
Yvette Freeman ... Samantha
Terence Mathews Terence Mathews ... Dwayne (as Terrence Matthews)
James O'Sullivan James O'Sullivan ... Charles Brady
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Storyline

Two young Gatlin residents are orphaned after the younger brother kills their father. So, the terror of Gatlin goes urban when the two boys are placed in the custody of two foster parents. The younger brother (who by this point is established as the "evil one") bought some corn seeds along for the road and plants them in the courtyard of an abandoned warehouse, bring He Who Walks Behind the Rows to the city. He winds up possessing his high school peers, and soon his older brother feels called to stop him. Written by Michael Cucinotta <cucinott@brick.purchase.edu>

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An Adult Nightmare is about to show its face in the heart of a city! See more »

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R | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

12 September 1995 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Children of the Corn III: Urban Nightmare See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA

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Sound Mix:

Ultra Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

First onscreen appearance of Ivana Milicevic. See more »

Goofs

The drive from Chicago to Nebraska would not have been possible to make in one night. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Joshua's Abusive Father: Joshua? Joshua? Boy, you're gonna make this some sad night.
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Nancy Lee Grahn's character, Amanda, is listed as "Alice" in the end credits. See more »

Alternate Versions

The UK version is cut by 13 seconds, removing some close ups of gore and sexual references. See more »

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Followed by Children of the Corn: Runaway (2018) See more »

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BELLY OF THE BEAST
Performed by The Lifers Group (as Lifers Group)
Courtesy of Hollywood BASIC
Published by Agarita Music
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Now THIS is more like it!
31 May 2004 | by leathafaceSee all my reviews

People who write about this movie say it's terrible. Man, this movie is a masterpiece compared to all the other Children of the Corn films. This is what the others SHOULD have been like. There are a lot of cheap, "jump"-type scares, but they're more than made up for by the overabundance of surrealistic special effects (check out the suitcase full of worms) and over-the-top, gory death scenes. Sure the plot is stupid, but when has the plot for ANY of the Children of the Corn movies NOT been stupid? This movie is a visual treat for gorehounds. There's a few disturbing dream sequences, a giant demon that looks like a malformed popcorn kernel, limb dismemberment, head impalement, an EXTREMELY graphic decapitation/spinal cord removal, scarecrows made from decomposing bodies with sewn-shut eyes and mouths, a particularly nasty head-melting sequence, eye-gouging by corn stalks, a few split-open, roach-infested heads, and a bloody crucifixtion. Definetely the goriest and most disturbing of the series.


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