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The Bad Seed (1985)
Unrated
TV Movie | 100 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller

Fatal freak accidents force a widow to realize her 9-year-old daughter was born to kill.
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Writers
Maxwell Anderson (based upon the play by) | William March (based on the novel by) | George Eckstein (teleplay)
Cinematographer
Editor
Steven Cohen (as Steve Cohen)
Casting Director
Production Designer
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Updated Feb 7, 1985

Release date
Feb 7, 1985 (United States)

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15 cast members
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Blair Brown
Christine Penmark Christine Penmark   See fewer
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Lynn Redgrave
Monica Breedlove Monica Breedlove   See fewer
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David Carradine
Leroy Jessup Leroy Jessup   See fewer
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Carrie Wells
Rachel Penmark Rachel Penmark   See fewer
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Richard Kiley
Richard Bravo Richard Bravo   See fewer
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David Ogden Stiers
Emory Breedlove Emory Breedlove   See fewer
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Chad Allen
Mark Daigler Mark Daigler   See fewer
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Weldon Bleiler
Fred Daigler Fred Daigler   See fewer
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Christa Denton
Rhoda Penmark Rhoda Penmark   See fewer
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Sarah Fairfax
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Anne Haney
Alice Fern Alice Fern   See fewer
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Carol Locatell
Rita Daigler Rita Daigler   See fewer
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Eve Smith
Mrs. Post Mrs. Post   See fewer
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Katharine Tobin
Student Student   See fewer
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Rebecca Birken
Younger Christine (uncredited) Younger Christine (uncredited)   See fewer
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Ratings Breakdown

5.5 / 10 | 457 votes