Children Of The Damned

"Good"

Children Of The Damned Review


In this perfunctory sequel to the classic Village of the Damned, more alienish/supergenius/telepathic kids are unearthed, only this time the sextet can be found flung around the world. In addition to the British brat, there's an Indian boy, a Chinese girl, and so on. They are all brilliant and can read each other's minds -- so naturally it's a great idea with scientists bring them together for an impromptu summit. Unfortunately, the politically correct multi-ethnic group destroys the only truly scary part of the original: The creepy, identical blondness of the children. The plot is also a total retread; adults try to destroy the kids when they realize what they are, and the kids do whatever they can to stop it. Not badly made, at least.


Children Of The Damned

Facts and Figures

Genre: Horror/Suspense

Run time: 90 mins

In Theaters: Wednesday 29th January 1964

Distributed by: MGM

Production compaines: Lawrence P. Bachmann Productions, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer British Studios

Reviews

Contactmusic.com: 3 / 5

Rotten Tomatoes: 75%
Fresh: 9 Rotten: 3

IMDB: 6.1 / 10

Cast & Crew

Director: Anton Leader

Producer: Lawrence P. Bachmann

Starring: as Col Tom Llewellyn, as Dr. David Neville, as Susan Eliot, as Colin Webster, as Diana Looran, Ralph Michael as Defense Minister, Patrick Wymark as Commander, Martin Miller as Prof. Gruber, Clive Powell as Paul, Yoke-Moon Lee as Mi Ling, Roberta Rex as Nina

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