There really is only one Rhoda Penmark, but ever since Patty McCormack played that soulless killer in THE BAD SEED (1956), other murderous moppets have challenged her tiny niche as the all-time parental nightmare. But unlike McCormack's pig-tailed sociopath, who struck swiftly, the
mini-murderess of DADDY'S GIRL telegraphs each psychologically needy move like a hebephrenic tyke in a toy commercial.
A product of a dysfunctional environment, grade-schooler Jody (Gabrielle Boni) can't stand it when her adopted mother Barbara (Michele Green) mocks the toy-invention pipe dreams of her husband Don (William Katt). When school principal Mrs. Hemp (Ruth Manning) threaten...