The Bad Seed (2018) Movie poster and book cover compared.

The Bad Seed

Rob Lowe, 2018

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Bad Seed
Maxwell Anderson, 1956

The Bad Seed is a movie directed by Rob Lowe in 2018 and based on the play Bad Seed by Maxwell Anderson, first published in 1956. The movie features Mckenna Grace, Rob Lowe, Sarah Dugdale, Patty McCormack, Marci T. House, Lorne Cardinal, and others.

What users say

“The book is better than the movie”

But the movie is worth watching.

The Movie is also based on

Book cover
The Bad Seed (1954)
Book by William March

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RATING

5.9

/ 10

Movie Poster: The Bad Seed (Rob Lowe, 2018)

7.9

/ 10

Book Cover: Bad Seed (Maxwell Anderson, 1956)

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Storyline

Widowed father David Grossman helps his daughter Emmacope with a tragedy when a classmate drowns at her school. Emma initially seems like an ordinary child. However, David begins to wonder if she played a role in the incident, due to the fact that her classmate had won a citizenship medal she coveted. Further deaths occur, such as Emma’s teacher and nanny, and David is forced to accept the fact that his daughter is a cold-blooded killer.

Movie vs Book

Poster of The Bad Seed, the 2018 movie by Rob Lowe

Year

2018

Minutes

87

Movie Rate

5.90

Source: IMDb

Movie

The Bad Seed

Country: USA

Year: 2018

Length: 1h27m

Cover of Bad Seed, the 1956 book by Maxwell Anderson

Year

1956

Pages

84

Book Rate

7.92

S: Goodreads

Book

Bad Seed

Country: USA

First published in: 1956

Length: 84 pages

Genre: Play

Other screen adaptations of the book

Movie poster
The Bad Seed (1956)
Movie by Mervyn LeRoy
Movie poster
The Bad Seed (1985)
Movie by Paul Wendkos
Movie poster
The Bad Seed Returns (2022)
Movie by Louise Archambault

User polls & recommendations

Which is better?

Poster of The Bad Seed, the 2018 movie by Rob Lowe

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Cover of Bad Seed, the 1956 book by Maxwell Anderson

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7 VOTES

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movie

IS IT WORTH WATCHING?

Poster of The Bad Seed, the 2018 movie by Rob Lowe

WATCH

Yes

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30% No

7 votes

3 votes

book

IS IT WORTH READING?

Cover of Bad Seed, the 1956 book by Maxwell Anderson

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Yes

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27% No

8 votes

3 votes

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