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The Prodigy (2019)

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A mother concerned about her young son's disturbing behavior thinks something supernatural may be affecting him.

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Nicholas McCarthy

Writer:

Jeff Buhler
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Cast

Credited cast:
Taylor Schilling ... Sarah
Colm Feore ... Arthur Jacobson
Jackson Robert Scott ... Miles
Brittany Allen ... Margaret St. James
Peter Mooney ... John
Paul Fauteux ... Edward Scarka
Elisa Moolecherry ... Zoe
Olunike Adeliyi ... Rebecca
Paula Boudreau ... Dr. Elaine Strasser
David Kohlsmith ... Miles at 5 Years Old
Ashley Black ... Hailey
Martha Girvin ... Foster Mom
Ava Augustin ... Penmark Student
Michael Dyson ... Farmer
Mark Sparks ... Lead S.W.A.T. Officer
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In her much-anticipated foray into the horror-thriller genre, Golden Globe and Emmy nominee Taylor Schilling stars in THE PRODIGY as Sarah, a mother whose young son Miles' disturbing behavior signals that an evil, possibly supernatural force has overtaken him. Fearing for her family's safety, Sarah must choose between her maternal instinct to love and protect Miles and a desperate need to investigate what or who is causing his dark turn. She is forced to look for answers in the past, taking the audience on a wild ride; one where the line between perception and reality becomes frighteningly blurry.

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Taglines:

There's Something Wrong With Miles See more »

Genres:

Horror | Thriller

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for violence, disturbing and bloody images, a sexual reference and brief graphic nudity | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA | Canada | Hong Kong

Language:

English

Release Date:

8 February 2019 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Descendant See more »

Filming Locations:

Toronto, Ontario, Canada

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$5,853,061, 10 February 2019, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$7,865,474, 14 February 2019
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Color

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2.35 : 1
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The now infamous scene at the end of the first trailer, along with other scenes, had to be re-edited for test audiences due to their intense scare factor. See more »

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Referenced in Midnight Screenings: What Men Want/The Prodigy (2019) See more »

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A watered down 'Orphan'
8 February 2019 | by lj248See all my reviews

It was interesting. I liked the acting and the plot twist was a nice/new one. Reminded me a lot of orphan


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