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

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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
Vlasta Vrana ...
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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Fear has a new face 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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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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this is one of those movies that takes you by surprise
11 January 2001 | by (australia) – See all my reviews

this was a pretty good movie..i was surfing channels and came across this..relative fear is a real creepy affair..especially the autistic adam that kid creeped the s**t out of me... the plot was good and so were the twists....but creepy adam stole the show ... so if you like thrillers with good twists then relative fear is for you... i give it 8/10 and will never look at 4 year old autistic kids the same again


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