Beware! Children at Play
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Top Customer Reviews
If you want poor acting, a horrible plot and even worse effects, I can't think of a better place to send you than BCAP. If any of these actors worked outside of this film (or maybe cable access) I'd be highly surprised. The plot and script was probably hatched between commercial breaks during Monday Night Football. The effects are weak even by Bollywood standards circa 1981.
IF you must know, the "film" follows the tale of a father and son who meet tragedy on a camp out. When the dad's ankle is snared in a bear trap and the son unable to retrieve help ( I thought he was pretty lame, even for an 8 year old) the near death father falls into dementia and encourages his son to cannabalize him for survival. Oh, all while the school teacher father is quoting Olde English or "Angel Accent" or Anglo Saxon lore . Naturally years later, the kid runs loose through the backwoods of the "New Jersey Bible Belt" (where?!?) terrorizing the God-fearing townfolk and kidnapping other kids for his flesh eating cult.
If you see BCAP, you will bear witness to some of the worst on-screen detecive work ever filmed as the "good guys" in the film attempt to find the culprit. Personally I don't think these pseudo-intellectual wannabe sleuthes couold solve the "Jumble" puzzle in the local newsrag, but painfully they work through the mystery and burn some valuable film time that could have been wasted on the bad effects.Read more ›
The opening of the film is a father/son camping trip gone wrong. The father slowly dies after getting stuck in a bear trap and he tells his son to eat him spawning a cannibalistic cult of little children. And everything after this is screwier. The father was a professor that taught Anglo-Saxon poetry, or as the dimwit town sheriff affectionately refers to as "Angel Accent poetry", and this leads his son to believe that he, Glen Randell, is now "Grendel" from the poem "Beowulf". There are a variety of other bizarre explanations for the children's behavior in the convoluted plot involving the Sacrifice of Abraham's child to God amongst other things. Basically, the children disappear from the town, start a cult, hunt adults, and eat them. Sorry if this is confusing folks, but I watched the film and still don't get it. This is the most I could try to understand without falling asleep.
Unfortunately, as interesting as the premise sounds, the film is quite boring. It tried to be smart and I give it credit for that much. The SFX are good is some parts and bad in others. There are some scenes that try to make the mark, but fall short. One involves the young boy cutting open his father and eating his heart. At least I think that is what it was. The editing was strange and I am pretty sure it was not a real boy doing this for legal reasons. The stomach resembled an empty flap and a hand went in and pulled out a round, brown lump.Read more ›
Most Recent Customer Reviews
Even though it's highly implausible for kids to be terrorizing a community through hiding in the woods, this was in entertaining film considering the cheese factor. Read morePublished 4 months ago by Richard Poirier
WOW is what I remember saying the first time I watched this. It's a low budget "Troma" film that I felt like giving a view based on my horror film experience and was just... Read morePublished 15 months ago by ~*JONAS*~
A MUST OWN if you love Troma movies or Campy horror movies. The child actors in this are great. If u take yourself out of the fulm gor a min, you realize all these kids myst have... Read morePublished 17 months ago by PROTEST_AGAINST_AMAZON_VIDEO_LIES
Just if you do like gut wrenching film of this horror film with children who do go off and killing then you will enjoy of them killing anyone gets their way.Published on August 27, 2013 by Eric B.
BEWARE! CHILDREN AT PLAY is an intentionally ridiculous film about cannibalistic, cultist kids on a killing spree. What more needs to be said? Read morePublished on April 13, 2013 by Bindy Sue Frønkünschtein
Ok first off its troma entertainment. So you pretty much know what you are getting into bad acting cheesy effects but effective little plot if any so i say sit back spark a bowl... Read morePublished on February 10, 2013 by josh420
it is about a town where a lot of murders are happening and can't figure out who is doing the killings. until one day when some one say that the children where doing the killings. Read morePublished on November 16, 2012 by big guy
Good movie if you like a lot of gratuitous violence including seeing kids get shot in the head. It was OK.Published on August 14, 2012 by Steve Bradley
ok this is not to bad, creepy. if you listen to it you hear a lot of quotes from bewulf . but its goodPublished on July 19, 2012 by zombie
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