Just why are people surrounding Adam Pratman dropping down dead? Is this five year old really a murderous sociopath?

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Linda Pratman
Martin Neufeld ...
Peter Pratman
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Det. Atwater
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Connie Madison
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Earl Ladelle
Matthew Dupuis ...
Adam Pratman
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Linda Sorensen ...
Margaret Ladelle
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Dennison
Liz MacRae ...
Ms. Roark
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Mr. Schulman
Michael Caloz ...
Manny Dorff
Gisèle Rousseau ...
Dr. Hoyer
Jenny Campbell ...
Paige
Alan West ...
Henry Pratman
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Linda and Peter Pratman's son Adam is autistic, but they still love him and hope that he'll at least start talking some day. However he's teased and abused by the kids of the neighborhood and his grandpa . When several people around Adam die an unexpected death, his parents start to suspect Adam - is he just simulating to be so ignorant about his environment? Written by Tom Zoerner <Tom.Zoerner@informatik.uni-erlangen.de>

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Trusting your children can be deadly See more »

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Rated R for violence involving psychological terror | See all certifications »
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3 October 1995 (USA)  »

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El secreto de Adam  »

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CAD 2,500,000 (estimated)
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Adam is labeled autistic, even though his symptoms are nothing like those of autism. See more »

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Manny Dorff: [showing Adam a revolver] Cool huh? We could blow someone away with this thing
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References The Bad Seed (1956) See more »

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Frightful, fun
6 November 1998 | by See all my reviews

I've watched this video several times and the suspense is chilling, the end great fun.


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