Children of the Damned
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This sequel to the 1960 Village of The Damned falls short of the original well-made Sci-Fi shocker. The pretentious attempt to give the film a moral message severely weakens the plot and serves to confuse the fans of the previous film. Beautiful, strange children with genius IQ's, destructive dispositions, and ray-gun eyes, who were invaders bent on overtaking the earth in the former tale, are now a sample of mankind's future sent to the earth for the purpose of being destroyed in order to teach the present-day warlike man a lesson of some sort. Plagued with a tedious and unimaginative… More

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Rotten Tomatoes Score: 75%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"The only scary thing in the entire movie is actor Ian Hendry's resemblance to George W. Bush . . ."
‑ James O'Ehley, Sci-Fi Movie Page
"Dimwitted, obvious, subpar in every way."
‑ Walter Chaw, Film Freak Central
"attempts to repeat the success of the first film"
‑ Douglas Pratt, DVDLaser
"Another sequel that falls short of the original mark."
‑ Bob Bloom, Journal and Courier (Lafayette, IN)
"Scary sequel has its moments."
‑ Steve Crum, Kansas City Kansan
"A classic."
‑ Staci Layne Wilson, Fantastica Daily
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