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The Bad Seed(Movie, 1956)

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| 2h 9min | Genres: Crime, Drama, Horror, Thriller, Mystery
The Bad SeedRating: 3.6/5 (with 8484 votes)
The Bad Seed is a 1956 American psychological thriller film, directed by Mervyn LeRoy and starring Nancy Kelly, Patty McCormack, Henry Jones, and Eileen Heckart. The film is based upon the 1954 play of the same name by Maxwell Anderson, which in turn is based upon William March's 1954 novel The Bad Seed. The play was adapted by John Lee Mahin for the screenplay of the film. ()
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"The Bad Seed" is currently available on 2 providers. The Bad Seed can be rented on Amazon Instant Video and Apple / iTunes Store (SD/HD/4K) or purchased on Amazon Instant Video and Apple / iTunes Store (as a download from the website or as a Blu-ray Disc/DVD).

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Awards & Nominations for The Bad Seed

2x Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress Academy Award for Best Actress Academy Award for Best Cinematography, Black-And-White

About The Bad Seed

Air Force Colonel Kenneth Penmark and his wife, Christine, dote on their daughter, Rhoda -- as does their lonely landlady, Monica Breedlove. But self-centered Rhoda has a secret tendency for selfishness and loves to accumulate gifts, whether given or stolen, in her room. Christine keeps her knowledge of her daughter's darker side to herself, but when a schoolmate of Rhoda's dies mysteriously, her self-deception unravels.


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Trailer for The Bad Seed + Featurettes/Teaser/Clips

The Bad Seed (1956) Official Trailer(Trailer, 3:19)

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Additional Information

Production country: United States of America (USA)
Based on: "The Bad Seed" (find it on Amazon), "The Bad Seed" (find it on Amazon)
Original language: English (EN)
Spoken languages: English (EN)
Translated into 11 languages: German (DE), Greek (EL), English (EN), Spanish (ES), French (FR), Italian (IT), Korean (KO), Dutch (NL), Portuguese (PT), Russian (RU), Chinese (Mandarin) (ZH)
Status: Released
Release date US: 09/12/1956
Director: Mervyn LeRoy
Producer: Mervyn LeRoy
Film Editor: Warren Low
Director of Photography: Harold Rosson
Composer: Alex North
Production Designer: John Beckman
Alternative titles in other countries (from previews, ads etc.):
"A Semente Maldita"
"A Tara Maldita"
"La mala semilla"
"La Mauvaise Graine"
"Katarameni spora"

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Other movies with this title: The Bad Seed (TR, 1963), The Bad Seed (US, 1985), The Bad Seed (US, 2018)

WatchPlayStream ID: MOVIES:8298, Added: 02/18/2018, Last updated: 08/21/2021