“Children of the Corn” quotes

Movie Children of the Corn
Title Children of the Corn
Year 1984
Director Fritz Kiersch
Genre Horror, Thriller
Plot – While moving to Nebraska, the young doctor Burt and his companion Vicki run over the corpse of a boy on the freeway. Burt immediately accertains that the unfortunate boy had been stabbed to death. No trace of the criminal can be found in the boundless plain of corn fields. Thanks to the vague indications given by the manager of a gas station, they drive across some fields to arrive to a desolate and empty town, Gatlin, where a surreal silence reigns. And here, little by little, Burt and Vicki discover a horrible truth.
All actors – Peter Horton, Linda Hamilton, R.G. Armstrong, John Franklin, Courtney Gains, Robby Kiger, Anne Marie McEvoy, Julie Maddalena, Jonas Marlowe, John Philbin, Dan Snook, David Cowen
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  • “Any religion without love and compassion is false! It's a lie!”
    Peter Horton - Burt
  • “- Malachai: What has the Lord commanded?
    - Isaac: In my dream the Lord did come to me, and He was a shape. It was He Who Walks Behind the Rows. And I did fall on my knees in terror, and hide my eyes, lest the fierceness of His face strike me dead!”

    Courtney Gains - Malachai
    John Candy - Isaac
    [Tag:dreams, god]
  • “- Burt: Who are Isaac and Malachai?
    - Job: Isaac started the whole thing. He's a boy preacher who came to this town three years ago. At nine-years-old back then, he had a charming way that appealed to all the kids and teens like us to follow him with his own teachings of the bible and of the Old Testiment. But me and Sarah thought he was just...” (continue)
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    Peter Horton - Burt
    Robby Kiger - Job
  • “What, did you rewrite the whole thing, or just the parts that don't suit your needs?”

    Peter Horton - Burt
    [Tag:bible, religion]
  • “- Burt: What's going on here?
    - Amos: My passage. It is my birthday.
    - Burt: You've got a pretty sick way of celebrating, pal!”

    Peter Horton - Burt
    John Philbin - Amos
  • “Outlander! Outlander! We have your woman!”
    Courtney Gains - Malachai
  • “- Vicky: What do you want?
    - Malachai: We want to give you peace.”

    Linda Hamilton - Vicky
    Courtney Gains - Malachai
  • “Don't just stand there! Seize him! Punish him! The Lord has chosen me as the bringer of His word and the giver of His laws! Disobedience to me is disobedience to Him! Do it now, or your punishment shall be a thousand deaths, each more horrible than the last!”

    John Candy - Isaac
  • He Who Walks Behind The Rows did say, "I will send outlanders amongst you: a man and a woman. And these outlanders will be unbelievers and profaners of the holy. And the man will sorely test you, for he has great power, even greater than that of the Blue Man!"
    John Candy - Isaac
    [Tag:god, prophecy]
  • “You have the gift of sight. This is a blessing, my child.”

    John Candy - Isaac
    [Tag:blessing, sight]
  • “What Hath the lord commandeth?”
    Courtney Gains - Malachai
    [Tag:commanding, god]
  • “- Vicky: Can you take us to Isaac?
    - Sarah: No.
    - Vicky: Why not?
    - Sarah: He's scary.”

    Linda Hamilton - Vicky
    Anne Marie McEvoy - Sarah
    [Tag:fear, request]