Born Bad is a 2011 American crime thriller film written and directed by Jared Cohn. The film stars Michael Welch, Bonnie Dennison, Meredith Monroe, and David Chokachi. Brooke (Dennison) is devastated that she's pulled out of her high school so her family can move to a new town. Even worse, her stepmother, Katherine (Monroe) is pregnant with a new addition to her dysfunctional family. All seems lost until she becomes smitten with a charming guy named Denny (Welch). He's gorgeous, sweet, thrilling, everything her life isn't...until he reveals a menacing dark side.