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The Stepfather

Stepparents have a bad reputation and The Stepfather in this movie is no exception. David (Dyaln Walsh) moved in with Susan (Sela Ward) while her son Michael (Penn Badgley) was away at military school. Now, as Michael gets acquainted with the new boyfriend, he becomes more and more convinced that there is something dastardly about David. Get the movie review and more. »

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Overall: C
Violence: C
Sexual Content: C+
Language: C-
Drugs/Alcohol: B-
Run Time: 102
Theater Release: 16 Oct 2009
Video Release: 09 Feb 2010
MPAA Rating: PG-13
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An Uninvited stepmother is equally suspicious to a young girl who returns home after a short stay in a mental hospital. Fairytales are full of evil stepparents. For some examples check out: Ella Enchanted, Ever After, Enchanted and Cinderella.

Home Video Extra Features

Release Date: February 9, 2010

The Stepfather comes to DVD and Blu-ray in an Unrated Director’s Cut. Both formats offer the following bonus materials:

- Gag Reel

- Commentary with Director Nelson McCormick, Penn Badgley and Dylan Walsh

- Featurettes: Open House: Making the Film and Visualizing the Stunts

Extras exclusive to Blu-ray include:

- BD-Live movieIQ: Accesses real time information about the cast and movie trivia.

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