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Parents' Guide to

Seeds of Yesterday

By Joyce Slaton, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 15+

Lots of incest, family chaos, and more in pulpy drama.

Movie NR 2015 90 minutes
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Community Reviews

age 17+

Based on 2 parent reviews

age 18+

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Worst Actor James Maslow ("Big Time Rush" & "Wild Things: Foursome") Worst Actress Sammi Hanratty ("Hero Wanted") Worst Actor Anthony Konechny ("Embrace Of The Vampire" & "Fifty Shades To Grey") Worst Leah Gibson ("Twilight") Very Bad Fast and Furious Rip-Off Atrocious Atrociously Atrocities Horrendous Meager Weak Acting Bad Acting Bad Film Banned 0% 0 Worst Don't Bother Silly Behaviour Worst Flowers In The Attic Ever Zero Rating Zero Stars No Rating No Stars Thumbs Down Negative Bad Behavior Worst Behaviour Bollywood Remake Remake About In Bollywood Films About Bollywood Films About Fast And Furious Rip-Off Get Didn't Fast Five 2011 Zero 0 Stars Rating Almost Overrated Low Rating Less Rating Below Rating Overacting Ban Censorship Controversies Banned Anti Worst Rating Why Bad Movies So Ban Banned Get Didn't Born To Race: Fast Track 2014 Zero 0 Stars Rating I Am The Worst Not Silly Awful 0.0 Worst 0❌❌❌❌❌❌❌❌❌❌❌❌❌❌🚫🚫🚫🚫🚫👎🏻👎🏻👎🏻👎🏻👎🏻👎🏻👎🏻👎🏻👎🏻👎🏻👎🏻💔💔💔💔💔💔💔💔💔💔💔💔💔💔💔💔💔💔💔💔💔💔💔💔💔💔💔💔💔💔💔💔💔💔

This title has:

Educational value
Great messages
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Too much violence
Too much sex
Too much swearing
Too much consumerism
Too much drinking/drugs/smoking
age 16+


My second favorite of the movie full of reality. Showing that not everyone has it as easy as it seems and love is love.

This title has:

Great messages
Great role models
Too much violence
Too much sex
Too much swearing
Too much consumerism

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (2 ):
Kids say (2 ):

As with the other movies in this series and the books themselves, the whole thing is a trashy hoot. Incest must be hotter than you'd think, because the minute Chris and Cathy are left alone together, in their son's house, on an exact replica of the swan's bed that symbolized their mother's unfeeling decadence in the first Flowers in the Attic movie, they start groping each other like teenagers. Granted, the film's just giving its audience what it wants; without the creepy-yet-titillating incest angle, Flowers in the Attic would be just another gothic horror novel. The younger, "refill" characters in Seeds are clearly following the family pattern, with Cindy exclaiming. "When did Bart get so effing hot?" the moment she lays eyes on her adopted brother, and he returns the favor by spying on her while she swims in her bikini.

Your enjoyment of this movie will largely depend on how much you like campy drama and the original books. There's no shortage of scenery-chewing in this movie, nor is anything ever telegraphed delicately when it can be revealed in clunky dialogue: "You know I haven't been able to leave this room since the accident!" cries Melodie. "This house has no power over us," says solemn Chris. "We're not mother's Dresden dolls locked up in the attic anymore." "Mother, you wore red. You always knew how to please me," says Bart to Cathy. Pass the popcorn.

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