The Prodigy

2019 • 91 minutes
3.6
162 reviews
42%
Tomatometer
R
Rating
Eligible
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About this movie

A young mother (Taylor Schilling) is concerned about her 8-year-old son’s disturbing behavior and thinks that something supernatural may be at work. Jackson Robert Scott ("It"), Peter Mooney ("Burden of Truth") and Colm Feore ("Thor") also star.
Rating
R

Extras

Available only with purchase
Genre
1 minute
A look at the terrifying influences for THE PRODIGY from some of the horror genre’s premiere and rising talent.
Miles
1 minute
A behind the scenes look at breakout child actor Jackson Robert Scott‘s creepy horror turn in THE PRODIGY.
The Story
1 minute
The cast and crew give a breakdown of the story behind THE PRODIGY, and what drew them to become involved in the production of the terrifying new film.
3.6
162 reviews
BenjiP
June 4, 2019
Pay no attention to all of these pseudo-intellectual, uninformed reviews, written by people who if asked to name they're favorite horror movie would probably say "final destination" or something equally bad. This was far more than an "evil kid" movie, to quote the people who dumped all over it. It was a masterfully suspenseful, deeply unnerving, psychological horror movie, with a very interesting take on the possession/supernatural area in horror films. If you think your so brave, watch this movie with all the lights out, by yourself at home, at night, with your doors unlocked.....you'll shut it off after 20 minutes!!!
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Urban Ogre (Schizerk)
October 29, 2021
Putting kids in movies is like betting on a 3 legged horse at a derby. Only by some miraculous circumstance does it pay off and you get the 1/500 payout. This movie represents that horses missing leg. God awful and just cringey, I wish I could unsee it.
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Bellamy Ani
July 13, 2019
One way to judge a horror movie with good content is to gague the behaviors you adapt in response to it. With Psycho, people started locking the bathroom doors and avoided closing their eyes in the shower. With Child's Play, children started locking up their dolls. Some people feared sleeping after Nightmare on Elm Street. This movie was okay, and I'm not comparing it to these movies, but I wrote this second review to say that it made me watch where I step in the dark. So, it had its moment(s).
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