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The Bad Seed (2018)

A father is forced to question everything he thought he knew about his daughter when he believes she may have played a role in the tragic death of a classmate at her school.

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Rob Lowe

Writers:

William March (novel), Barbara Marshall (script)
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Cast

Credited cast:
Cara Buono ... Angela
Mckenna Grace ... Emma
Rob Lowe ... David
Luke Roessler ... Milo
Patty McCormack ... Dr. March
Sarah Dugdale ... Chloe
Lorne Cardinal ... Brian
John Emmet Tracy ... Mark Wiggins
Kate Isaac ... Leslie
Marci T. House ... Mrs. Ellis
Shauna Johannesen ... Maggie Curtis
Nevis Unipan ... Girl #1
Ema Mlinar ... Singing Student
Robert Egger ... Mr. Curtis
Lucas Steagall ... Kyle
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A father is forced to question everything he thought he knew about his daughter when he believes she may have played a role in the tragic death of a classmate at her school.

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Drama | Horror | Mystery

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TV-14

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

9 September 2018 (USA) See more »

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Color

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16:9 HD
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Trivia

Patty McCormack, who originated the role of the Bad Seed on Broadway and played her in the original film, portrays Dr. March, the psychiatrist who is treating the child, Emma. When Emma and her father are leaving, Dr. March says, "I told Emma she reminds me of me", a reference to the character she played. See more »

Goofs

David calls Dr. March and hears a voicemail referring to her associate's phone number with area code 914. That area code is for Westchester County, New York but all vehicle license plates are Washington state. See more »

Alternate Versions

An "extended cut" billed as "The Bad Seed: Special Edition". See more »

Connections

Remake of The Bad Seed (1956) See more »

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Well, it started out good.
11 September 2018 | by tomfsloanSee all my reviews

It had a good start. But then it turned into a lousy lifetime movie. Watch the 1956 original instead! It had so much more depth and feeling. This one started out with some depth but got shallower and shallower. Soon enough it was like you are watching a puddle. I couldn't wait for it to end. It was really an unpleasant movie to watch. The entire time, I mentally compared it to the original and wished I was watching that one instead. Emma and the acting wasn't too bad. But the dramatic scenes of Chloe in the garage just didn't match the horror of Henry Jones. The distraught mother in 1956 held a lot more emotion. The best part was when Patty McCormack said her couple of gem lines. The ending was a little different but nothing to wow you. If given a choice watch the original.


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