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The Children of the Damned are the main antagonists of the 1960 British horror film Village of the Damned.

A strange phenomenon that leaves the entire population of Midwich, England, unconscious also causes all women in the village to give birth to strange telepathic children.


The Children of the Damned are very pale Caucasian children with large foreheads, platinum blond hair, and piercing eyes.

Powers and Abilities

The Children of the Damned possess the following powers and abilities:

  • Large numbers
  • Telepathy
  • Hivemind


The children are all killed after the building they are kept in is blown up and set on fire.


  • The film was loosely based on the John Wyndham novel The Midwich Cuckoos.

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