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The Bad Seed

1956 Rated NR 2hr 9m

Grade-schooler Rhoda Penmark, finds out that her own mother is a cold-blooded killer, she begins to suspect Rhoda might be the victim of some faulty genetic wiring. Based on Maxwell Anderson's play.

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Movie Details

1957 Golden Globe Awards
  • Best Supporting Actress in a Motion Picture
  • Best Supporting Actress in a Motion Picture nominee
  • Top 100 Thrills nominee
1957 Academy Award®
Not rated. This movie has not been rated by the MPAA.
Screen formats

Full Screen 1.33:1


English, Spanish (Neutral), French

Closed captioned


Language and sound

English: Dolby Digital Mono

Other features

Filmed in B&W; interactive menus; scene access; trailer; making-of featurette; cast and crew interview.