Firestarter R

Will she have the power... to survive?
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DVD Features:

  • Rated: R
  • Run Time: 1 hours, 55 minutes
  • Video: Color
  • Released: September 2, 2014
  • Originally Released: 1984
  • Label: Universal Studios
  • Encoding: Region 1 (USA & Canada)

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Entertainment Reviews:

New York Times - 05/11/1984
"...A good, stylish mixture of [standard King elements]....[Barrymore is] extremely self-assured..."
Variety - 05/09/1984
"...[The] performances and characterizations are solid....[The] stars are [the] special effects team..."

Product Description:

Drew Barrymore plays Charlie McGhee, a pre-pubescent girl whose moods of anger and frustration are manifested in the telekinetic creation of raging fires. Her parents participated in dangerous government experiments in the 60s, and their bodies were altered in ways that affected the physical and mental makeup of their child. Now the CIA wants to harness Charlie's powers and use them as weapons of destruction. They successfully kidnap her, but can they contain her fears and blistering rage' Circumstances soon spin way beyond their control.

Plot Synopsis:

As the result of an experiment performed while they were in college, a couple later have a child that possesses the amazing ability to set objects on fire with her mind. When the government attempts to exploit the child's abilities, she throws a tantrum... Based on Stephen King's novel.


Production Notes:

  • Filmed in J-D-C Scope, a widescreen process with a 2.35:1 aspect ratio.

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  • Sales Rank: 15,168
  • UPC: 025192246982
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