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Bad Seed (2000)
"Preston Tylk" (original title)

R  |   |  Mystery, Thriller  |  6 June 2000 (USA)
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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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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 ...
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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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Rated R for violence and language | See all certifications »
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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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References Apache Drums (1951) See more »

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Second Time
Written & Performed by The Buskers (Bob Frey & Marc Conklin)
(c) 1996 HTL Music
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interesting thriller
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Bad Seed (listed as Preston Tylk on IMDb) stars Luke Wilson as Preston Tylk, a man who's wife, Emily (Mili Avital) admits to him she had an affair. Devastated, Preston storms out of the house only to return later to find his wife dead. Teaming up with a shady, but compassionate detective named Dick (Dennis Farina), Preston works to clear his name and find his wife's true killer.

This thriller is also a tale about friendship and having compassion for others, as can be seen in the relationship between Preston and Dick. Wilson and Farina shine here, both giving quality performances. Norman Reedus also stars as Jonathan, and he does a nice job. There are many twists throughout Bad Seed, and the action is virtually continuous. The Tacoma location adds the right atmosphere to the somber story. Highly recommended.


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