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Firestarter Reviews

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May 13, 2014
Firestarter wasn't great, but everyone involved survived... as you will if you ever feel the need to give it another look.
Full Review | Original Score: C
February 2, 2011
While no means a masterpiece, it's a Stephen King film worthy of viewing once or twice...
January 23, 2006
A scene-stealing performance by a menacing George C. Scott and a terrific musical score by Tangerine Dream elevate this entertaining companion piece to 1978's The Fury.
Read More | Original Score: 3/4
April 18, 2005
corny and overblown
| Original Score: 2/5
November 2, 2004
Stephen King didn't like it, but it really ain't that bad.
| Original Score: 4/5
August 21, 2004
More interested in special effects than in dramatic flare.
Full Review| Original Score: 1/5
November 5, 2003
It's not great. It mainstreams all the novel's subversiveness, but it's watchable.
| Original Score: 3/5
July 23, 2003
Bad movie. Bad career move. Bad in all respects.
| Original Score: 1/5
March 5, 2003
One of the better King book-to-film adaptations.
| Original Score: 4/5
September 19, 2002
"back off" indeed
| Original Score: 2/5
August 25, 2002
Weak horror flick with sick overtones of pedophilia.
| Original Score: 2/5
July 25, 2002
A whole lot of explosions punctuate a whole lot of blather ... and it's one of the most woefully miscast adaptations I've ever seen!
| Original Score: 2.5/5
June 30, 2005
Read More | Original Score: 2/5
February 14, 2005
Read More | Original Score: 2/5
November 19, 2004
| Original Score: 2/5
November 10, 2004
| Original Score: 3/5
October 23, 2004
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
April 6, 2004
| Original Score: 3/5
February 8, 2004
Read More | Original Score: 2/5
May 14, 2003
Read More | Original Score: 2/5
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