Atom User Reviews for The Prodigy

3.8 out of 5
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#intense
#surprising
#terrifying
#justokay
#predictable
#greatcast
#notmyfave
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Verified Review
#creepy
#intense
#surprising

this movie was an edge of your seat creepy and also a few good jump scenes ....

WJ
Wendy J
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#creepy
#notmyfave
#slow
#boring
#snoozefest

Don't spend your money

SG
Sam G
Verified Review
#predictable
#notmyfave
#dry
#boring

Where’s the horror? Not what was expected, waste of money. 🤷🏾‍♀️

DJ
Dara J
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#creepy
#surprising
#original
#clever
#mustsee
#scary
#horrorfest
#evilkidsarethebesttypeofmovies
#great
#terrifying

Movie was better then I thought it would be! Definitely go see this movie!

VL
Victoria L
Verified Review
#pleasantlysurprised

I seriously did not expect this movie to be as good as it was I loved it

KM
Keli M
Verified Review

The only reason I’m giving it two stars is because that little boy carried this movie. Interesting concept, poor execution and zero gratification.

CS
Cheri S
Verified Review

Not a satisfying ending

JA
Jawwad A
Verified Review
#terrifying

I hope a second part comes out.

PF
Pamela F
Verified Review
#surprising
#original
#indiehit

Went into this movie with rather low expectations. Tbh we expected it to suck but it was actually so good, scary and completely cringe-worthy. Definitely a must see!

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Breann B
Verified Review
#terrifying
#intense
#predictable
#creepy

All in all, this was a good movie. It was definitely theater worthy in my opinion although it was highly predictable. To me it was anyway.

JD
Jason D
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#terrifying
#intense
#surprising
#greatcast

I enjoyed this movie, it was very suspenseful.

BB
Blake B
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#creepy
#intense

The plot is not scary but it will feel creepy

ZZ
zirun Z
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#creepynotscary

Good movie just not scary at all! The kid was creepy as heck....

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Regina S
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#creepy
#clever
#original
#seeingitagain
#mustsee
#greatvisualfx
#great
#terrifying
#greatcast
#smart

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RT
Rayshaun T
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#creepy

The ending was predictable

MM
Maria M
Verified Review

sadly, not scary

JJ
John J
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#awasteoftime

this movie was a waste of time and money

TB
tyquasia B
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#creepy
#surprising
#original
#datenight
#clever
#indiehit

starts slow but picks up.

SH
shantiz H
Verified Review

Actually ended up leaving, moving made no sense.

JR
jason R
Verified Review
#actionpacked
#greatvisualfx
#smart
#mustseebro

no dull moment

LT
Lily T
Verified Review
#justokay
#slow

I Personally did not like the ending very much!

BT
Beverly T
Verified Review
#couldofbeenbetter
#justokay

could have been more intense

CF
caitlin F
Verified Review
#justokay

Didnt like how it ended but it was good

TS
Taja S
Verified Review
#boring

Sorryyyyyyy! Honestly you can wait til it come out on redbox.

DF
DaMarco F
Verified Review
#creepy

It had two.scenes that made me jump. The ending sets up a sequel. I saw it using a free ticket on the Atom app so-no complaints.

LD
linda D
Verified Review
#justokay
#predictable
#notmyfave

The movie wasnt that good. Alot of awkward acting moments and decisions

LH
Lina H
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#intense
#original
#creepy
#greatcast

Rated it a five because although most horror movies involve kids the plot was original and the guy sitting next to us made it quite funny other than that pretty good !!

NE
Nicole E
Verified Review
#creepy
#intense
#killerkid

What if your kid’s body was taken over by a murderer? Well don’t worry because that can’t really happen. Or can it?!

DH
Daniel H
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#cliché
#creepy
#surprising
#familyfriendly
#seeingitagain
#predictable
#<3
#greatvisualfx
#great
#smart

Don’t like this kind of ending....

VL
Victoria L
Verified Review
#justokay
#slow
#notmyfave

The movie plot was very slow. I was expecting it to be scary but it wasn’t. But one thing is, the cliff hanger left me wanting to see part two when it comes out in a few years.

CF
Cassan F
Verified Review

Really liked it. The movie was much better than the preview for it.

SR
Steve R
Verified Review
#trash

Movie stunk

GM
Garrett M
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#prettygood

It wasn't the best, but it wasn't the worst.

LA
Les A
Verified Review

Movie was okay. Definitely wasn’t intense enough.

RR
Raqual R
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#predictable
#notmyfave
#cliché
#snoozefest
#boring
#stupid

Remarkably cliche. The moms last line, the super dramatic “nnno...nnnnnnoooo...” was some of the worst acting I’ve ever seen. I mean it literally tells you what’s going on, and why...but doesn’t explain the killer and his urges nearly enough. Just confusing, cheesy, and all around stupid.

SW
Sarah W
Verified Review
#intense
#terrifying
#greatcast

It was amazing

MA
Marya A
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#creepy
#intense
#greatcast
#surprising
#terrifying

Enjoyed the movie, very creepy!

DK
Douglas K
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#creepy
#slow
#semiboring

it was okay...could have been way better. should have been pg-13.

GH
Greg H
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#terrifying
#intense
#predictable
#creepy
#leavekidsathome

Not the best ending

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Pamela G
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#creepy
#surprising
#original
#mustsee
#greatvisualfx
#terrifying
#greatcast
#smart
#intense

awesome movie, had me on my toes the entire time.

JM
Jason M
Verified Review
#boring
#original
#notmyfave

horrible

DN
darryl N
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#intense
#justokay

Definitely Netflix worthy

BB
Buddy B
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#seeingitagain
#intense
#predictable
#creepy
#surprising
#clever
#smart

I liked that it wasn't the typical exorcist type possession. Great for thinkers. Little boy needs a spanking for sure.

ST
Sara T
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#justokay

some parts of the movie could have been better.

SH
shay H
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#cliché
#justokay
#predictable
#boring

Very mediocre.

AU
Atom U
Verified Review
#intense
#surprising
#creepy

I loved it!!!

JJ
Jada J
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For an hour and a half, it was something of a slow burn. But yeah, that kid was creepy as hell, he was great.

FA
Francisco Jose A
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#clever
#actionpacked

I liked the fact it wasn't too predictable. It was a little creepy.

CH
Casandra H
Verified Review
#justokay
#boring

Be warned, It is not a scary movie. The actors made some very stupid decisions in the movie, that normal real life people just won't make. By the way, the ending sucked, looked like it's leaving room for a sequel.

BT
Beverly T
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#creepy
#intense
#greatcast
#original

First half was a little slow but picked up in the second.

AH
Anthony H

Metacritic

50
Feb 7, 2019

Another stroke of casting fortune was landing Scott as the disturbing Miles. I hesitate to applaud any business decision that encourages a kid to channel the spirit of a rapist and murderer, but the young actor accomplishes what I can only assume The Prodigy set out to do: make you reconsider parenthood, and just how much paprika you should stock.

Metacritic review by Barry Hertz
Barry Hertz
The Globe and Mail (Toronto)
30
Feb 6, 2019

The film’s cardinal sin isn’t so much that it’s unoriginal as that it’s so uninvolving it almost assures attention deficit will set in early.

Metacritic review by Justin Lowe
Justin Lowe
The Hollywood Reporter
49
Feb 6, 2019

The Prodigy may offer some shocks to those susceptible to this genre, or who have never seen it before, but to horror fans it will probably seem unremarkable and even bland.

Metacritic review by William Bibbiani
William Bibbiani
TheWrap