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Bad Seed (2000)

Preston Tylk (original title)
Preston Tylk is an ordinary guy living in Seattle. When he discovers that his wife, Emily, whom he adores, is having an affair, he is devastated. Storming out of the house, he returns later only to find her brutally murdered.

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Emily Tylk
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Dillon
Tom Kelly ...
Randy
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Art Casey
Scott Nath ...
Student
Clifford Fetters ...
Wally (as Cliff Fetters)
Casi Nicole Wilkerson ...
Paramedic
Lyssa Orchid ...
Neighbor
Jonah Rodriguez ...
Police Officer
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Police Officer
Greg Michaels ...
Police Officer
Jonathan Kedj ...
Police Officer
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Preston Tylk is an ordinary guy living in Seattle. When he discovers that his wife, Emily, whom he adores, is having an affair, he is devastated. Storming out of the house, he returns later only to find her brutally murdered.

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Mystery | Thriller

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Rated R for violence and language | See all certifications »
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6 June 2000 (USA)  »

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Bad Seed  »

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Quotes

Jonathan Casey: If I have to take away everything that matters to you, I swear to God I will break you. Then I'm gonna kill you.
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Connections

References Scooby Doo, Where Are You! (1969) See more »

Soundtracks

Second Time
Written & Performed by The Buskers (Bob Frey & Marc Conklin)
(c) 1996 HTL Music
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Straight-forward; candid movie
2 May 2003 | by (hollywood, earth) – See all my reviews

Pick this movie up for its content, plot, and up and coming stars. Pretend this movie is "Fugitive" for people who think Harrison Ford is, justifiably so, too old.

Luke Wilson portrays the angst-ridden, quasi-loser, nice-guy-finishes-second last in a way only he can. He is the victim of a boring, cheating wife, a slice d' la ass in Mili Avital, who detaches from the marriage for Norman Reedus, the Prada model turned unwashed actor. Norman really takes the movie cinematography to a new level with his brilliant and piercing blue eyes - boring down on real or imagined foes with great alacrity and recompence.

The man for whom Oscar's are no stranger, a thespian in every sense of the word, none other than Dennis Farina - the shrewd and wise Miami cop turned private eye in Seattle. Dennis may have been strong in Saving Private Ryan and Get Shorty, but dominates this movie with his composure and sleuth skills.

Even the extras are true to life. During one particular scene when the chase begins, Wilson is seen eating in a low end diner. Stereotypically, the cook looks like a bitter old cook, the Seattle locals look grungy and flannel-clad, and the policeman looks like an FBI agent.

Overall, a strong recommendation for a Friday night at home. You won't be dissapointed with the chase, plot, and eventual outcome.


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