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Village of the Damned

HD   R Closed Captioning

John Carpenter

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About the Movie

From the master of suspense, John Carpenter, comes a chilling new version of the sci-fi classic. Something is terribly wrong in the tiny village of Midwich. After an unseen force invades a quiet coastal town, ten women mysteriously find themselves pregnant. Local physician Dr. Alan Chaffee (Christopher Reeve) and government scientist Dr. Susan Verner (Kirstie Alley) join forces when the women simultaneously give birth…and the reign of terror begins. In what the New York Times calls "one scarifying trip," the people of Midwich must try to find a way to stop the children in the Village of the Damned.

Rotten Tomatoes Movie Reviews


  • Reviews Counted: 34
  • Fresh: 10
  • Rotten: 24
  • Average Rating: 3.9/10

Top Critics' Reviews

Rotten: A trip to a village of the darned tedious. – Peter Stack, San Francisco Chronicle, Dec 11, 2002

Rotten: Carpenter, whose batting average is dipping dangerously low, shows no grasp of character development, plot line or time passage. – Richard Harrington, Washington Post, Dec 11, 2002

Rotten: There's nothing more static than a stalled fright vehicle. – Rick Groen, Globe and Mail, Jun 24, 2010

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Customer Reviews

One of my favorities!!

Yes! I love this movie

Best Horror Movie

This is one of the greatest horror classics you will ever see in your entire f**kin life!!!!!


This movie seriously rocks. Too disturbing. Very well-made and acted. Even Kirstie Alley was OK.