Firestarter

1984, Horror, 1h 53m

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Firestarter's concept hews too closely to other known Stephen King adaptations, though it's got nice special effects (including scenery-chewing George C. Scott). Read critic reviews

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As youths, Andy McGee (David Keith) and his future wife, Vicky (Heather Locklear), participated in secret experiments, allowing themselves to be subjected to mysterious medical tests. Years later, the couple's daughter, Charlie (Drew Barrymore), begins to exhibit the ability of setting fires solely with her mind. This volatile talent makes the youngster extremely dangerous and soon she becomes a target for the enigmatic agency known as "The Shop."

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David Keith
Andrew "Andy" McGee
Drew Barrymore
Charlene "Charlie" McGee
George C. Scott
John Rainbird
Freddie Jones
Doctor Joseph Wanless
Heather Locklear
Victoria "Vicky" Tomlinson McGee
Martin Sheen
Captain Hollister
Louise Fletcher
Norma Manders
Moses Gunn
Doctor Pynchot
Art Carney
Irv Manders
Drew Snyder
Orville Jamieson
Jeff Ramsey
Steinowitz
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