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10 Movies to watch after Brightburn

There is something so profoundly horrifying about this simple idea: what if Superman started off evil? That is the pitch for the new horror/superhero film Brightburn. It is the origin story of a young man (?) that is starting to come into his own, realize that he is special, and begin to use those powers for evil. You will need to watch the film to see how dark the movie gets, but it should satisfy your horror and gore needs.

After watching the film and having a few moments to think about it, I started putting together the list of films that would either prepare you for the horrors of an evil child taking over or to pass the time…

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  • We Need to Talk About Kevin
  • Superman vs. The Elite
  • The Little Girl Who Lives Down the Lane
  • Firestarter
  • The Good Son
  • Who Can Kill a Child?
  • Better Watch Out
  • Man of Steel
  • The Hole in the Ground
  • The Bad Seed