Children of the Corn | 1984

Directed by: Fritz Kiersch

 Movie Poster (spoilers)

Main Plot

A young couple is trapped in a remote town where a dangerous religious cult of children believes that everyone over age 18 must be killed.


  • Peter Horton's character in Children of the Corn is named Burt Stanton, and he plays the role of a doctor.
  • Linda Hamilton's character in Children of the Corn is Sarah, a woman who becomes involved in the deadly cult.
  • R.G. Armstrong played the character of Diehl in the movie "Children of the Corn". Diehl is a gas station attendant.


In the ending of Children of the Corn, after a series of horrifying events, the remaining adults manage to escape the wrath of the cult of children. They set the cornfields on fire, destroying the evil force. The children, led by Isaac, are ultimately defeated when a supernatural force manifests itself as a boy named Job. He kills Isaac and takes over the cult, promising a new beginning. The surviving adults leave the town, hoping to put the terrifying ordeal behind them, while Job continues to lead the children into an uncertain future.