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Wicked Little Things - After Dark Horror Fest
Wicked Little Things - After Dark Horror Fest
Actors: Lori Heuring, Scout Taylor-Compton, Chloe Moretz, Geoffrey Lewis, Ben Cross
Director: J.S. Cardone
Genres: Horror, Science Fiction & Fantasy
R     2007     1hr 34min

Recently widowed Karen Tunny and her two daughters, Sarah and Emma, move to a remote mountain home which Karen has inherited from the family of her late husband. However, she is unaware that the home is situated near an ol...  more »


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Actors: Lori Heuring, Scout Taylor-Compton, Chloe Moretz, Geoffrey Lewis, Ben Cross
Director: J.S. Cardone
Creators: Anton Hoeger, Avi Lerner, Boaz Davidson, Danny Dimbort, Danny Lerner, Ben Nedivi
Genres: Horror, Science Fiction & Fantasy
Sub-Genres: Horror, Science Fiction & Fantasy
Studio: Lions Gate
Format: DVD - Color,Widescreen - Closed-captioned
DVD Release Date: 03/27/2007
Original Release Date: 08/28/2007
Release Year: 2007
Run Time: 1hr 34min
Screens: Color,Widescreen
Number of Discs: 1
SwapaDVD Credits: 1
Total Copies: 0
Members Wishing: 0
MPAA Rating: R (Restricted)
Languages: English
Subtitles: English, Spanish

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Member Movie Reviews

Tiffany M. from WAYNESBORO, VA
Reviewed on 1/19/2011...
Thanks it was a good movie
Chad B. (abrnt1) from CABERY, IL
Reviewed on 7/9/2010...
one of the worst zombie films I've ever seen. drags badly and nothing entertaing happens. might help cure insomnia
Shannon W. from TROY, MO
Reviewed on 8/8/2009...
I thought this movie was great! It kept me on the edge of my seat! shannon
2 of 2 member(s) found this review helpful.
Sarah H. (psychogurl13) from CROSSVILLE, TN
Reviewed on 4/24/2009...
One of the better films from the After Dark Horrorfest. Not exactly what I expected, but in a good way. Does have some predictable/cory moments, but what horror movie these days doesn't?
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Movie Reviews

Wickedly BAD
John Upton | Connecticut | 04/27/2007
(1 out of 5 stars)

"A recently widowed mother of two moves with her daughters to a remote mountain home she finds a deed for among her late husband's belongings. The home is located near an old mine, where nearly a century ago an accident occured that cost the lives of many children who were working in the mine. This is the extent of the story you will get when you watch this lackluster film. I approach every film I see and every book I read wanting to enjoy the story. I love to be entertained. This is why it is so disappointing when a bad one gets through.

Basically, Wicked Little Things is like a made for Sci-fi Channel movie with slightly better effects but huge story gaps. At night, the ghosts of the children killed in the mine haunt the woods, killing anything straying into their path. But when they kill their victim, they proceed to eat the remains. I guess this means they are zombie ghosts. Another flaw is people die and no one comes around looking for them. There is supposed to be a town nearby but you never see it. Most of these films at least have a sheriff but I guess there wasn't enough in the budget. The locals seem to consist of a crazy old hermit (played by Ben Cross) who knows the local yore, a local handyman (Geoffrey Lewis), a trans-am filled with teenagers, and the clerk at the local store (who I couldn't figure out if he was supposed to be semi-retarded or a closet child molester due to the creepy way he seemed to dwell on the youngest daughter).

The make-up effects for the zombie kids was pretty good but special effects do not make a movie (unless its directed by Michael Bay). The most frightening thing about the film is the fact the DVD is an Unrated Director's Cut. This usually means things were added to the film since the theatrical release. I can't believe the movie I watched actually had added footage. All I can say is I feel worse for the people who saw this film in the theaters. Then again, maybe not. At least their version was shorter."
Not a bad little wicked movie
Kevin Stanton | Pittsburgh | 05/21/2007
(4 out of 5 stars)

"This may be one of the better recent horror movies I have seen. There were so many things I liked about it also!
First off... I've read the other reviews and do not agree with some of the comments. I will agree that the plot is a bit cookie cutter... the plot has been reiterated a number of times so I won't go into that.
But... the good things I liked are: The acting is not overdone... it's right on par. The special effects AREN'T the movie.. they enhance the movie. The plot is easy to follow, direct. All the characters fit into the story... no suprise characters. No special camera effects that took away from the movie.
Simply stated... this is a more traditional scare fest. But I happen to like those."
One of the coolest movies of horrorfest 06
Ruvic | A Place | 01/24/2007
(5 out of 5 stars)

"i love this movie (not just as a zombie/horror/slasher/blood en guts/ e.t.c fan) but this is a good movie. decent plot...

a family moves in to an old cabin in the mountains after a divorce. the little girl starts talking to somewhat a friend who is dead. then comes the story of a century old horde of zombie children who feed at night.

sorry but i'm not the right person to describe these types of things to people. but a good horror movie none the less, i don't know why people gave this movie a poor rating. but it is a good watch to look at ^_^

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