Duration DirectorFritz Kiersch Adapted fromChildren of the Corn
WriterStephen King (short story), George Goldsmith (screenplay) Film seriesChildren of the Corn (film series) CastPeter Horton (Burton Stanton), Linda Hamilton (Vicky), R. G. Armstrong (Diehl), John Franklin (Isaac Chroner), Courtney Gains (Malachai), Eric Freeman (Israel (uncredited)) Similar moviesThe Box, Dagon, The Master, Despite the Falling Snow, The Blood on Satan's Claw, The Masque of the Red Death
TaglineIn their world adults are not allowed... to live.
The Children of the Corn film series began with Children of the Corn, released in 1984. The franchise went on to release seven more sequels and one television remake in 2009. With the exception of the first two installments, all of the films were released direct-to-video.
The entire franchise has been released on various home media formats. While all nine of the films have been released on DVD, only the first seven films were released on VHS before the format was phased out. Additionally, Children of the Corn (1984), Children of the Corn III: Urban Harvest, Children of the Corn V: Fields of Terror and Children of the Corn 666: Isaac's Return, and Children of the Corn: Genesis have been made available on Blu-ray disc.