Brightburn (2019)

Genres - Horror, Science Fiction  |   Sub-Genres - Sci-Fi Horror, Superhero Film  |   Run Time - 86 min.  |   Countries - United States   |   MPAA Rating - R
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Directed by David Yarovesky and written by Brian Gunn and Mark Gunn, this supernatural horror film centers on the premise of Superman using his abilities for evil. After an alien boy, Brandon Breyer (Jackson A. Dunn) arrives on Earth, a kind and attentive couple Tori (Elizabeth Banks) and Kyle (David Denman) adopt him and raise him in a rural farming area. Brandon begins to display some talents and gifts in his childhood, but once he is bullied at school he begins to uses his powers to exact revenge. Can he return to the good child he once was or is he now on an irreversible path?

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alien [not human], children, sinister, super-power, Superhero, violence