Prodigy (2017) - Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller

Hohum Score

18

Watchable

A psychologist engages a dangerous, young genius in a battle of wits -- unaware of the supernatural power the girl possesses, or that her life hangs in the balance.

IMDB: 6
Director: Alex Haughey
Stars: Richard Neil, Savannah Liles
Length: 80 Minutes
PG Rating: TV-MA
Reviews: 16 out of 71 found boring (22.53%)

One-line Reviews (42)

Worst movie .

Very nice performances and overall a very enjoyable movie.

This young actress does an incredible job in a gripping thriller.

The storyline is tense and attractive but the conclusion is predictable.

Not horrible, if you're reeeeally bored .

Prodigy is a must see suspense movie that will have you on the edge of your set.

Very predictable story and borderline acting from all the actors.

There's nothing outstanding about this movie, but it's a solid plot with a gripping delivery.

Gripping Thriller .

This film manages to be an engrossing thriller while being truly profound about life and the choices we face, as well as moral dilemmas we encounter.

Interesting experiment; very ominous vibe, quite intriguing bizarre story.

The tension grows throughout the film until the stunning ending.

In its current embodiment, it's a waste of time.

The ending is far too predictable and actually anti-climatic since the young girl's face is hidden the entire time she is crying.

Bad acting delivers trite lines from a worse script on the same set for most of the movie.

This movie is boring, badly acted and the script is predictable and badly written.

If the director had better feel instead of loving his script a little too much, the whole thing might have been a decent flick with a natural flow and more believable characters than the plodding, sonorous turkey that it is..

The main kid actor isnt that convincing and ending is predictable as hell.

A desperate attempt at acting from monotone, deadpan actors completely lacking of any type of emotion.

Don't waste your time and certainly don't pull a me and waste hard earned money.

Its worth watching just to see an upcoming star...

I give this 5 stars because while mediocre and cliche, it does remain entertaining throughout.

If you must waste 80 minutes of your life, go clip your toenails and then search for them, it will be so much more fulfilling.

There are plenty of movies that manage to make telekinesis thrilling or spooky.

Gripping psychological thriller .

Slow and pointless .

Scary thriller that kept me on the edge of my seat!

Stilted acting, terrible script, predictable from the first minute.

The film teeters on the precipice of unwatchable.

Supposedly the girl has some dangerous supernatural powers, but her power must be along the lines of boring you to death; for I am an hour into this (fortitude), and am debating whether or not to lie down and take a nap...

The most compelling parts of this movie are the two main characters; a prodigy child named Ellie and her psychologist Dr Fonda.

One has to wonder at the motive behind such banal hoax.

My biggest issue is the movie starts off slow, but eventually it picks up and the ending made it worth watching.

Yes this movie uses a pretty poor chess understanding, includes a rather confusing opening credit scenes, attempts to shock its audience in the beginning with an already publicized reveal as to who the secret patient is (the young girl), and involves several manipulative, lazy scenes (such as the timing of the mother's personal effects).

Quite entertaining .

This was a low budget film with a predictable plot, canned dialog and bad acting.

A dreadful, pointless movie.

Predictable end (is forgivable)The good: Great concept, good script.

Very thrilling.

Intense Psychological Drama .

Overall, this film was engaging, intelligent and at times beautiful.

But the acting and especially the writing of the two leads (Neil and Liles) were the strong point, and made it an entertaining, if short, feature.