Children of the Corn

Continuity mistake: When Vicky gets carried away from the bedroom by the group of children, the sandal on her left foot falls off as she struggles. Later, in the cornfields, as she gets raised onto the large crucifix, the sandal is back on her foot. (00:53:25 - 00:57:00)

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Continuity mistake: When Malachi and some other children are trying to take Vicky from the bedroom, someone hacks a bit of the door out with an axe, but in the next shot that par of the doort is suddenly back intact again. (00:53:00)

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Continuity mistake: When Burt and Vicky first enter Gatlin, they pass the building labelled as "Whiting Garage" twice.

Continuity mistake: When Burt and Vicky are driving around and end up at the gas station, the sun is near sunset. But a few scenes later on, the sun is high like it's late morning, even though it takes place later on in the same day. (00:27:00)

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Continuity mistake: When Vicky and Burt enter the bedroom which Job and Sarah are in, there is a small white clock on the bedside table behind Sarah. Between shots in the scene, the position of the clock changes. (00:45:30)

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Continuity mistake: When Burt and Vicky are first heading toward Gatlin after hitting the kid, the sun varies between camera shots dramatically.

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Continuity mistake: When Burt, Vicky, Job and Sarah arrive back to the corn-trashed car at the end of the movie, the corn stuffed inside the front of the car is no higher than the open bonnet, yet in the next shot corn is sticking out, up higher than the open bonnet. (01:23:20)

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Audio problem: When Sarah's mother is on the phone with her husband, she says, "I'm worried Dave, the fever's gone from 101 to 104," yet her mouth doesn't move. (00:02:30)

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Continuity mistake: When we see the beginning of rebellion inside Hansen's Cafe, you can notice through the front window a building across the street with a sign saying something like "Stone Master Products". Three years later, when Burt and Vicky stop by Hansen's Cafe, the buildings that we saw before are nowhere to be seen - no rebuilding has occurred as the town is deserted except for the children. It is because the interior shots of the cafe were filmed in a different town.

Revealing mistake: When Vicky throws the lamp at the children, there's no power cord attached to it.

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Revealing mistake: When Burt hits one of the children, the skid marks are in front of the car, when they should be behind it.

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Continuity mistake: When Amos is saying "I'm ready to celebrate my birthday", priestess is looking at him. After that, Isaac starts yelling and when the shot changes, she is suddenly looking towards Isaac.

Job: Don't worry, Mister. You'll be safe here. Isaac and Malachai don't know about this place.
Burt Robeson: Enough! 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 plain weird.

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Trivia: In the first scene of Burt and Vicky in the car there is a copy of Stephen King's 'Night Shift' on the dashboard of the passenger side. A little homage to King in that the short story 'Children of the Corn' is in this book.

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