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The Bad Seed (1985)

TV Movie  |  Unrated  |   |  Drama, Horror, Mystery  |  7 February 1985 (USA)
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Freak fatal accidents force a widow to realize her precocious 9-year-old daughter was born to kill.

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Rachel is a 9-year-old girl who is perfection itself - unless she's crossed or challenged. Several disturbing recent incidents have led Rachel's mother Christine to suspect that her child is a latent murderess. Upon discovering that she herself is the daughter of a convicted killer, Christine becomes convinced that sweet little Rachel is a "bad seed" - an inherent killer who feels no remorse because she doesn't know any better. Written by Ørnås

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Rachel Penmark is such a *different* little girl. So calm, so well-mannered...so deadly. See more »


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La mala semilla  »

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Patty McCormack, star of the 1956 film, was offered the role of Monica Breedlove, but after reading the script, she promptly turned down the part. See more »

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Remake of The Bad Seed (1956) See more »

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Good remake...
8 June 1999 | by (Crystal Lake) – See all my reviews

I thought this was a good remake of 1956's "The Bad Seed." It wasn't as good as the original, though, but it was very entertaining.


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