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The Bad Seed (2018)

A father is forced to question everything he thought he knew about his daughter when he believes she may have played a role in the tragic death of a classmate at her school.

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Rob Lowe

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Barbara Marshall (teleplay by), Maxwell Anderson (based upon the play "The Bad Seed" by) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Rob Lowe ... David
Mckenna Grace ... Emma
Sarah Dugdale ... Chloe
Marci T. House ... Mrs. Ellis
Lorne Cardinal ... Brian
Chris Shields ... Sheriff Peterson
Cara Buono ... Angela
Patty McCormack ... Dr. March
Shauna Johannesen ... Maggie Curtis
Luke Roessler ... Milo
Robert Egger ... Mr. Curtis
John Emmet Tracy ... Mark Wiggins
Nevis Unipan ... Girl #1
Kate Isaac ... Leslie
Carly Bentall Carly Bentall ... David's Wife
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A father is forced to question everything he thought he knew about his daughter when he believes she may have played a role in the tragic death of a classmate at her school.

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Genres:

Drama | Horror | Thriller

Certificate:

TV-14

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

9 September 2018 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Bad Seed See more »

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Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

16:9 HD
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Trivia

Emma is seen in pigtails when she meets Dr. March. This may be an homage to Patty McCormack who wore pigtails in the original film. See more »

Goofs

David calls Dr. March and hears a voicemail referring to her associate's phone number with area code 914. That area code is for Westchester County, New York but all vehicle license plates are Washington state. See more »

Alternate Versions

An "extended cut" billed as "The Bad Seed: Special Edition". See more »

Connections

Remake of The Bad Seed (1956) See more »

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Not a Bad movie
10 September 2018 | by jessiesplaceSee all my reviews

This thriller/horror is one good one. It does not amount to the original in the 1950s but this one is all by it self. Emma is a girl who knows what she wants and shows the true signs of a psychopath. The creepy music, the acting, and the feeling of always being on your toes help with this movie. The gore is very low and the lack of emotions is very high. I suggest watching the bad seed if you haven't already done so


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