The Children (1980)

Genres - Horror, Thriller  |   Sub-Genres - Sci-Fi Horror  |   Release Date - Jun 13, 1980 (USA - Unknown)  |   Run Time - 89 min.  |   Countries - USA  |   MPAA Rating - R
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In The Children, an above-average horror film, the children in a bus on the way to school become murderous, black-fingernailed zombies after being exposed to poison gas during a nuclear-plant leak. Sheriff Billy Hart (Gil Rogers) must battle the children in order to save his town. This horror film directed by Max Kalmanowicz was also released as The Children of Ravensback.

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contamination, fire, firestarters, monster, mutant, nuclear-power-plant, radiation, radioactivity, school-bus, supernatural-forces, zombie