Children of the Corn (film series)

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The Children of the Corn film series began with Children of the Corn, released in 1984. The franchise went on to release six more films through 2001. With the exception of the first two installments, all of the films were released direct-to-video. A made for television remake of the original debuted on Syfy in 2009 and was also released on DVD that same year.


Box office

FilmRelease date (US)BudgetBox office revenueReference
1. Children of the CornMarch 9, 1984$800,000$14,568,989[1]
2. Children of the Corn II: The Final SacrificeJanuary 29, 1993$900,000$6,980,986[2]
3. Children of the Corn III: Urban HarvestSeptember 12, 1995UnknownUnknown
4. Children of the Corn IV: The GatheringOctober 8, 1996UnknownDirect to Video
5. Children of the Corn V: Fields of TerrorJune 21, 1998$1,650,000Direct to Video[3]
6. Children of the Corn 666: Isaac's ReturnOctober 19, 1999UnknownDirect to Video
7. Children of the Corn: RevelationOctober 9, 2001$2,500,000Direct to Video[4]
8. Children of the CornSeptember 26, 2009$4,500,000TV Movie[5]
9. Children of the Corn: GenesisAugust 30, 2011UnknownDirect to Video

Home media

The entire franchise has been released on various home media formats. While all nine of the films have been released on DVD, only the first seven films were released on VHS before the format was phased out. Additionally, Children of the Corn (1984), Children of the Corn III: Urban Harvest, Children of the Corn V: Fields of Terror and Children of the Corn 666: Isaac's Return, Children of the Corn (2009) and Children of the Corn: Genesis have been made available on Blu-ray disc.


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