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Village of the Damned (1995)

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A small town's women give birth to unfriendly alien children posing as humans.

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John Carpenter
2 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Christopher Reeve ... Dr. Alan Chaffee
Kirstie Alley ... Dr. Susan Verner
Linda Kozlowski ... Jill McGowan
Michael Paré ... Frank McGowan
Meredith Salenger ... Melanie Roberts
Mark Hamill ... Reverend George
Pippa Pearthree ... Sarah, George's Wife
Peter Jason ... Ben Blum
Constance Forslund ... Callie Blum
Karen Kahn ... Barbara Chaffee
Thomas Dekker ... David McGowan
Lindsey Haun ... Mara Chaffee
Cody Dorkin ... Robert
Trishalee Hardy ... Julie
Jessye Quarry ... Dorothy
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Storyline

An American village is visited by some unknown life form which leaves the women of the village pregnant. Nine months later, the babies are born, and they all look normal, but it doesn't take the "parents" long to realize that the kids are not human or humane. Written by Rob Hartill

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

Beware the Children


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for some sci-fi terror and violence | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

28 April 1995 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

John Carpenter's Village of the Damned See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$22,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$3,222,450, 30 April 1995

Gross USA:

$9,418,365

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$9,418,365
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DTS-Stereo | DTS | Dolby SR | Dolby

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.39 : 1
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Trivia

One of the few films in which both leading men appear bare-chested during the opening credits. See more »

Goofs

The number of children seem to change from time to time throughout the film. At one point there are only 7 children then at other times there are eight or nine. The number should be odd since 1 child died yet at one point there are a total of 8 children in one particular scene. See more »

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Mara Chaffee: There are going to be changes.
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Well-rounded movie
31 December 1999 | by jmike99See all my reviews

This movie was very-well put together. It had good actors (and actresses), nice screen shots & sequences, good plot, and other good qualities. I would strongly recommend it to people who like such movies. Some of the other movies that come to mind are Stephen King's "The Tommyknockers", "The Shining", & "It".


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