Arrow Films to release standard editions of Children of the Corn 4K and Children of the Corn Trilogy

Arrow Video has announced the upcoming release of Stephen King‘s Children of the Corn trilogy boxset in standard Blu-ray edition following their special 4K Ultra edition release late last year.


The 4K release for Children of the Corn is coming to the UK as a three-film trilogy set and as a stand alone release.

The trilogy set includes Children of the Corn, Children of the Corn II and Children of the Corn III, with the first film on Region Free 4K disc and the sequels on Region 2 Blu-ray discs.


Best-selling author Stephen King sowed the seeds for a bumper crop of horror films with his classic collection Night Shift. But few would sprout into the kind of franchise that Children of the Corn would grow to be.

In the cult classic original a young couple (Linda Hamilton and Peter Horton) find themselves stranded in the small town of Gatlin, Nebraska where they meet a religious cult of children led by the mysterious Isaac and the unhinged Malachi and learn the blood-curdling secrets of He Who Walks Behind the Rows.

Meanwhile in Children of the Corn II: The Final Sacrifice, the well meaning locals of nearby Hemingford adopt the children who survived the original terror, but all is not as it seems. A new harvest is about to begin. Finally, Children of the Corn III: Urban Harvest brings terror to the big city, as two orphaned boys from Gatlin are taken into foster care in Chicago, where He Who Walks Behind the Rows begins to walk again!

Featuring a wealth of new and archival extras, the Children of the Corn Trilogy box set is a terrifying treat for all disciples of the crow.


Special Edition Content of the boxset includes:

  • High Definition Blu-ray (1080p) presentations of all three films
  • Alternate cuts of Children of the Corn II: The Final Sacrifice and Children of the Corn III: Urban Harvest
  • Original stereo and 5.1 DTS-HD MA audio options
  • Optional English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing
  • Reversible sleeves featuring original and newly commissioned artwork by Gary Pullin

Disc 1 Children Of The Corn (Same special features as the solo film release)

  • 4K restoration from the original camera negative by Arrow Films
  • Audio commentary with horror journalist Justin Beahm and Children of the Corn historian John Sullivan
  • Audio commentary with director Fritz Kiersch, producer Terrence Kirby, and actors John Franklin and Courtney Gains
  • Harvesting Horror: The Making of Children of the Corn, a retrospective piece featuring interviews with director Fritz Kiersch and actors John Franklin and Courtney Gains
  • It Was the Eighties!, an interview with actress Linda Hamilton
  • Return to Gatlin, featurette revisiting the film’s original Iowa shooting locations
  • Stephen King on a Shoestring, an interview with producer Donald Borchers
  • Welcome to Gatlin: The Sights and Sounds of Children of the Corn, an interview with production designer Craig Stearns and composer Jonathan Elias
  • Cut from the Cornfield, an interview with the actor who played “The Blue Man” in the fabled excised sequence
  • Disciples of the Crow, a 1983 short film adaptation of Stephen King’s story
  • Theatrical Trailer

Disc 2 – Children Of The Corn II: The Final Sacrifice

  • Two versions of the film: the International Cut, and the US Theatrical Cut with additional CGI and an alternate audio mix (via seamless branching)
  • Audio commentary by critic Lee Gambin in conversation with director David Price
  • A New Harvest, an interview with director David Price
  • Sowing the Seeds of Terror, an interview with co-screenwriter A.L. Katz
  • Framing Fear, an interview with cinematographer Levie Isaacks
  • It was the Nineties!, an interview with actor Ryan Bollman
  • Still gallery
  • Theatrical Trailer

Disc 3 – Children Of The Corn III: Urban Harvest

  • Two versions of the film: the R-rated US Cut and the Unrated International Cut with extended ending (via seamless branching)
  • Audio commentary by critics Matty Budrewicz and Dave Wain
  • Corn in the City, an interview with screenwriter Dode Leveson
  • Corn to be Wild, an interview with star Daniel Cerny
  • Corn in the USA, a visual essay by author and critic Guy Adams
  • Still galleries
  • Theatrical Trailer

Both versions will be released on February 28, 2022.

Pre order your copy of Children of the Corn Trilogy on Amazon UK now.

Pre order your copy of Children of the Corn UHD [Blu-ray] on Amazon UK now.

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