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Firestarter
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David Keith

David Keith

Andrew 'Andy' McGee
Drew Barrymore

Drew Barrymore

Charlene 'Charlie' McGee
Freddie Jones

Freddie Jones

Doctor Joseph Wanless
Heather Locklear

Heather Locklear

Victoria 'Vicky' Tomlinson McGee
Martin Sheen

Martin Sheen

Captain Hollister
George C. Scott

George C. Scott

John Rainbird
Art Carney

Art Carney

Irv Manders
Louise Fletcher

Louise Fletcher

Norma Manders


Written by
Stanley Mann

Stanley Mann



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6 years, 10 months ago at Dec 3 10:23
I'm actually surprised with how much they stuck to the story line in this novel adaption. It was also comical when ever Charlie (Barrymore) or her father used their abilities. You could 'see' the effects from it ie; Charlie's hair blowing around and the father having to hold the side of his head. Quite amusing it was, but that's what you get for a 1980's movie.
I'd recommend it mostly for p... read more
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Description: Stephen King's spine-tingling tome is the inspiration for this 1980s thriller starring Drew Barrymore as Charlie, an 8-year-old girl with a dubious gift: the ability to ignite fires with just a glance. But her gift quickly proves to be a curse after a mysterious government agency sets out to capture the girl so they can study her -- a ... (more)
Release date: 11 May 1984
UPC: 014381427424
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