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 »
Jamie Renée Smith,
When a girl named Jamie repeatedly tries to contact her grandmother to no avail, she investigates by going to her apartment in Omaha Nebraska....only to find that it's been condemned and ... See full summary »
The plot of Children of the Corn: Runaway follows a young pregnant Ruth who escapes a murderous child cult in a small Midwestern town. She spends the next decade living anonymously in an ... See full summary »
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
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In the scene where Eli climbs through the hole in the wall of the factory, the outside of the wall is supposed to be brick, yet after he climbs through the panel of wall it is clearly slatted planks. See more »
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 »
The UK version is cut by 13 seconds, removing some close ups of gore and sexual references. See more »
PUT IT UP
Written by Roni Skies (as R. Skies), Kevin Cloud (as K. Cloud), M. Fox
Produced by CLOUD n' SKIES
Performed by S.O.U.L.
Published by Kevin Cloud Music (BMI) and Ron Skies Music (ASCAP) See more »
After the disappointing "Children of the Corn II", the 1996 direct-to-video sequel subtitled "Urban Harvest" moves the setting from a rural Midwestern town to the Windy City of Chicago. A change of atmosphere gives the "Children of the Corn" franchise a much-needed boost and this entry is sometimes scary, often imaginative and boasts some unique special effects.
A couple (Jim Metzler and Nancy Lee Grahn) adopt a pair of abandoned teens. The older one (Ron Melendez) is conflicted with his Gatlin, Nebraska past, while the younger one (Daniel Cerny) prepares to recruit an all new batch of followers to resurrect He Who Walks Behind the Rows.
The movie is pretty tense and actually works on many levels... but the finale -- while planned out well -- looks really cheap onscreen and brings about lots of unintentional laughter.
"Children of the Corn III: Urban Harvest" is one of the strongest entries in the franchise, and for the first 85 of its 91 minute running time, it proves to be a first-rate thriller.
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