Evil Children in Film

Pre-1960

Forbidden Games (1952)

The Gamma People (1956)

The Space Children (1958)

1960-1969

Village of the Damned (1960)

The Innocents (1961)

The Children’s Hour (1961)

Children of the Damned (1963)

Lord of the Flies (1963)

These are the Damned (1963)

Spider Baby (1964)

Kitten with a Whip (1964)

A High Wind in Jamaica (1965)

I Saw What You Did (1965)

Village of the Giants (1965)

Night of the Living Dead (1968)

Kill Baby . . . Kill! (1968)

If . . . (1968)

Rosemary’s Baby (1968)

Barbarella (1968)

Pretty Poison (1968)

Mother’s Heart (1969)

 
1970-1979

Girly (1970)

The Blood on Satan’s Claw (1971)

Unman, Wittering, and Zigo (1971)

Hands of the Ripper (1971)

What’s the Matter with Helen? (1971)

A Little Game (1971)

Don’t Deliver Us from Evil (1971)

Something Evil (1972)

The Nightcomers (1972)

Whoever Slew Auntie Roo? (1972)

What the Peeper Saw (1972)

The Other (1972)

Child’s Play (1972)

Satan’s School for Girls (1973)

Don’t Look Now (1973)

It’s Alive! (1973)

The Exorcist (1973)

The Devil’s Daughter (1973)

Flesh for Frankenstein (1973)

Dark Places (1973)

Devil Times Five (1974)

Beyond the Door (1974)

The Turn of the Screw (1974)

Seytan (1974)

Bad Ronald (1974)

All the Kind Strangers (1974)

Demoniacs (1974)

The Stranger Within (1974)

Night Child (1975)

Deep Red (1975)

The Possessed/Demon Witch Child (1975)

The Omen (1976)

Who Can Kill a Child? (1976)

Cria Cuervos (1976)

Carrie (1976)

To the Devil a Daughter (1976)

A Whisper in the Dark (1976)

Embryo (1976)

The Sailor who Fell from Grace with the Sea (1976)

The Little Girl who Lives down the Lane (1976)

Logan’s Run (1976)

Look What’s Happened to Rosemary’s Baby (1976)

Equus (1977)

Demon Seed (1977)

Audrey Rose (1977)

The Child (1977)

Alice Sweet Alice (1977)

The Uncanny (1977)

Cathy’s Curse (1977)

Martin (1977)

The Haunting of Julia (1977)

Rain of Fire (1977)

The Spell (1977)

The Boys from Brazil (1978)

It Lives Again! (1978)

The Fury (1978)

The Varrow Mission (1978)

Patrick (1978)

The Omen II (1978)

Halloween (1978)

Child of Glass (1978)

L’Adoption (1978)

Jennifer (1978)

The Brood (1979)

Salem’s Lot (1979)

The Visitor (1979)

Prophecy (1979)

Scum (1979)

Ring of Darkness (1979)

The Orphan (1979)

Over the Edge (1979)

 
1980-1989

Inseminoid (1980)

The Children (1980)

The Pit (1980)

The Changeling (1980)

The Shining (1980)

Prom Night (1980)

The Godsend (1980)

Fear No Evil (1981)

Bloody Birthday (1981)

Kiss Daddy Goodbye (1981)

Happy Birthday to Me (1981)

Mad House (1981)

Strange Behavior (1981)

Manhattan Baby (1982)

Creepshow (1982)

The Beast Within (1982)

Don’t Go To Sleep (1982)

Trick or Treats (1982)

Sleepaway Camp (1983)

Twilight Zone: The Movie (1983)

Suffer, Little Children (1983)

Children of the Corn (1984)

Firestarter (1984)

The New Kids (1985)

The Boys Next Door (1985)

The Bad Seed (1985)

Fortress (1986)

The Children of Times Square (1986)

Twisted (1986)

It’s Alive III: Island of the Alive (1987)

The Kindred (1987)

Dolls (1987)

Pet Sematary (1987)

From a Whisper to a Scream/The Offspring (1987)

Geometria (1987)

Pin (1988)

Child of Darkness, Child of Light (1988)

Beware! Children at Play (1989)

Cameron’s Closet (1989)

Alien Seed (1989)

Little Sweetheart (1989)

Celia (1989)

Paperhouse (1989)

 
1990-1999

Flatliners (1990)

Baby Blood (1990)

The Reflecting Skin (1990)

Lord of the Flies (1990)

Servants of Twilight (1991)

The Unborn (1991)

The Turn of the Screw (1991)

Invisible Child (1991)

The Curse III: Blood Sacrifice/Panga (1991)

Dolly Dearest (1992)

Poison Ivy (1992)

Mikey (1992)

Demonic Toys (1992)

Benny’s Video (1992)

Afraid of the Dark (1992)

The Good Son (1993)

Children of the Corn II: The Final Sacrifice (1993)

Jack Be Nimble (1993)

Tainted Blood (1993)

Interview with the Vampire (1994)

Heavenly Creatures (1994)

That Little Monster (1994)

The Unborn II (1994)

Children of the Corn III: Urban Harvest (1994)

The Paperboy (1994)

Fun (1994)

The Omen IV (1994)

The Haunting of Helen Walker (1995)

Village of the Damned (1995)

Juegos de Ninos (1995)

Relative Fear (1995)

Visitors of the Night (1995)

Kids (1995)

Daddy’s Girl (1996)

The Craft (1996)

Children of the Corn IV: The Gathering (1996)

Sarah’s Child (1996)

Freeway (1996)

Gummo (1997)

The Butcher Boy (1997)

Misa the Dark Angel (1997)

Amityville Dollhouse (1997)

The Devil’s Child (1997)

Milo (1998)

Wicked (1998)

Ringu (1998)

Disturbing Behavior (1998)

Children of the Corn V: Fields of Terror (1998)

Whispering Corridors (1998)

Devil in the Flesh (1998)

The Devil’s Offspring/Second Imp (1999)

Progeny (1999)

Jawbreaker (1999)

Tomie (1999)

Tomie: Another Face (1999)

Children of the Corn 666: Isaac’s Return (1999)

Whispering Corridors II: Memento Mori (1999)

Ringu 2 (1999)

Blue Ridge Fall (1999)

Presence of Mind (1999)

 
2000-2009

Amor Brujos (2000)

The Darkling (2000)

The Calling (2000)

Bless the Child (2000)

Ginger Snaps (2000)

Lost Souls (2000)

Possessed (2000)

Tomie: Replay (2000)

Little Otik (2000)

Ringu O (2000)

Cubbyhouse (2001)

The Hole (2001)

The Devil’s Backbone (2001)

Battle Royale (2001)

Sorum (2001)

Children of the Corn VII: Revelation (2001)

Tomie: Rebirth (2001)

The Others (2001)

Sugar and Spice (2001)

Dangerous Child (2001)

Resident Evil (2002)

The Surge (2002)

Ju-On: The Grudge (2002)

Carrie (2002; adaptation of 1974 novel and remake of 1976 film of same name)

Tomie: The Final Chapter: Forbidden Fruit (2002)

Les Diables (2002)

Possessed (2002)

Boo! The Movie (2002)

The Child I Never Was (2002)

Timmy’s Wish (2002)

Home Room (2002)

Identity (2003)

Whispering Corridors 3: Wishing Stairs (2003)

Ju-On 2 (2003)

Creepozoids (2003)

What Ever Happened to Alice? (2003)

Zero Day (2003)

Evil (2003)

Acacia (2003)

Red Riding Hood (2003)

Elephant (2003)

Bhoot (2003)

The Locker (2004)

Dead Birds (2004)

Godsend (2004)

Blessed (2004)

In the Dark (2004)

A House of Mad Souls (2004)

House of Voices (2004)

The Unnatural (2004)

Birth (2004)

666: The Demon Child (2004)

Salem’s Lot (2004)

Vaastu Shastra (2004)

Siblings (2004)

Satan’s Little Helper (2005)

An American Haunting (2005)

The Toybox (2005)

The Nameless (2005)

Exorcism: The Possession of Gail Powers (2005)

Hide and Seek (2005)

The Exorcism of Emily Rose (2005)

Pretty Persuasion (2005)

Dark Water (2005)

Boo! (2005)

The Woods (2005)

The Maid (2005)

Tamara (2005)

Twelve and Holding (2005)

Tomie: Beginning (2005)

Tomie: Revenge (2005)

Dead Waves (2005)

Terror in the Family (2005)

The School in the Woods (2005)

The Great Ecstasy of Robert Carmichael (2005)

Last House in the Woods (2006)

Fingerprints (2006)

Driftwood (2006)

Brick (2005)

The Omen (2006)

Dorm (2006)

The Plague (2006)

Wicked Little Things (2006)

Silent Hill (2006)

Them (2006)

Slaughter Night (2006)

In a Dark Place (2006)

First Born (2006)

The Boy from Hell (2006)

Death Note (2006)

The Abortion (2006)

666: The Child (2006)

Crazy Eights (2006)

Ghost Son (2006)

Séance (2006)

Legion: The Final Exorcism (2006)

All the Boys Love Mandy Lane (2006)

The Hamiltons (2006)

Wilderness (2006)

Kidulthood (2006)

Imaginary Playmate (2006)

Hostel 2 (2007)

30 Days of Night (2007)

Boy A (2007)

Born (2007)

The Attic (2007)

Whisper (2007)

The Babysitters (2007)

Joshua (2007)

Trick ‘r Treat (2007)

Unborn Sins (2007)

The Shadow Within (2007)

Sick Girl (2007)

Halloween (2007)

Gauri: The Unborn (2007)

Devil’s Diary (2007)

Hush Little Baby (2007)

Tomie Versus Tomie (2007)

The Devil’s Mercy (2007)

The Small Assassin (2007)

The Cradle (2007)

Paranoid Park (2007)

Rise of the Dead (2007)

Jake’s Closet (2007)

Methodic (2007)

The Orphanage (2007)

The Possessed (2007)

The Exorcist Chronicles (2007)

The Girl Next Door (2007)

Still Small Voices (2007)

The Reaping (2007)

Hansel and Gretel (2007)

Acolytes (2008)

The Children (2008)

The Daisy Chain (2008)

Vinyan (2008)

Eden Lake (2008)

It’s Alive! (2008)

Home Movie (2008)

A Haunting in Georgia (2008)

The Machine Girl (2008)

Assassination of a High School President (2008)

Let the Right One In (2008)

Phoonk (2008)

Plague Town (2008)

Cheesecake (2008)

Dorothy Mills (2008)

The Echo (2008)

Chronicles of an Exorcism (2008)

Loved Ones (2008)

Stevie (2008)

The Evil Twin (2008)

End Call (2008)

Babysitter Wanted (2008)

Against the Dark (2009)

Children of the Corn (2009)

The Unborn (2009)

Offspring (2009)

The White Ribbon (2009)

Case 39 (2009)

Horseman (2009)

Yulenka (2009)

The New Daughter (2009)

Splice (2009)

The Haunting (2009)

Beware the Children (2009)

Shattered Lives (2009)

Blood: The Last Vampire (2009)

Grace (2009)

Ju-on: White Ghost, Black Ghost (2009)

Demonic Toys II (2009)

Harry Brown (2009)

Within (2009)

Heartless (2009)

In Her Skin (2009)

The Echo Game (2009)

Tormented (2009)

Blood Night (2009)

Zombieland (2009)

 
2010-

The Final (2010)

Toy Story 3 (2010)

My Soul to Take (2010)

Let Me In (2010)

In a Better World (2010)

Exorcismus (2010)

Kick Ass (2010)

Don’t be Afraid of the Dark (2010)

Phoonk 2 (2010)

The Absent (2010)

The Haunted Boy (2010)

I’m not Jesus Mommy (2010)

Bereavement (2010)

Two Eyes Staring (2010)

Beyond the Black Rainbow (2010)

Sweet Evil (2010)

The Expelled (2010)

Shank (2010)

Cherry Tree Lane (2010)

Chain Letter (2010)

The Invited (2010)

Insidious (2011)

Seconds Apart (2011)

Season of the Witch (2011)

Wake Wood (2011)

Hanna (2011)

We Need to Talk about Kevin (2011)

Paranormal Activity 3 (2011)

11/11/11 (2011)

The Intruders (2011)

The Awakening (2011)

God Bless America (2011)

Rosewood Lane (2011)

Bully (2011)

Cyberbully (2011)

Triplets (2011) + The Unforgiving

Ghastly (2011)

The Crying Dead (2011)

The Cabin in the Woods (2011)

Chronicle (2012)

The Possession (2012)

Paranormal Adoption (2012)

Looper (2012)

Citadel (2012)

Come Out and Play (2012)

12-12-12 (2012)

House at the End of the Street (2012)

Sinister (2012)

Thale (2012)

Bad Kids Go to Hell (2012)

The Child (2012)

Fear Lives Here (2012)

The Unbroken (2012)

Playdate (2012)

Excision (2012)

Bhoot Returns (2012)

Sick Boy (2012)

No Tell Motel (2012)

Paranormal Activity 4 (2012)

Troubled Child (2012)

Hello Herman (2012)

Neverlake (2013)

Mama (2013)

Carrie (2013)

Ender’s Game (2013)

Hell Baby (2013)

Amy (2013)

The Possession of Sophie Love (2013)

Dark Touch (2013)

Here Comes the Devil (2013)

We Are What We Are (2013)

House of Good and Evil (2013)

Delivery: The Beast Within (2013)

Speak No Evil (2013)

Proxy (2013)

Anna (2013)

Ghost Story: A Turn of the Screw (2014)

The Devil’s Due (2014)

Every Secret Thing (2014)

Cub (2014)

Cooties (2014)

The Culling (2014)

Rosemary’s Baby (2014)

Perfect Sisters (2014)

Out of the Dark (2014)

Starve (2014)

The Complex (2014)

El Dictado (2014)

The Devil’s Hand (2014)

Hellions (2015)

The Boy (2015)

Sinister 2 (2015)

Some Kind of Hate (2015)

February (2015)

Anguish (2015)

June (2015)

Almost Mercy (2015)

Adaline (2015)

Closer to God (2015)

When Animals Dream (2015)

The Witch (2015)

The Falling (2015)

Tales of Halloween (2015)

Infernal (2015)

Exile (2015)

Abandoned Dead (2015)

Los héroes del mal (2015)

Whispers (2015)

A Deadly Adoption (2015)

Midnight Special (2016)

Home (2016)

The Other Side of the Door (2016)

Ominous (2016)

Den of Darkness (2016)

Before I Wake (2016)

Deadly Intent (2016)

The Darkness (2016)

Mommy’s Little Murderer (2016)

The Childhood of a Leader (2016)

Maximum Ride (2016)

Ouija: Origin of Evil (2016)

Shelley (2016)

Let’s Be Evil (2016)

The Devil's Doll (2016)