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The X Files: I Want to Believe (2008)

Directed by


Starring (View all)
David Duchovny David Duchovny
Fox Mulder
Gillian Anderson Gillian Anderson
Dana Scully
Amanda Peet Amanda Peet
ASAC Dakota Whitney
Billy Connolly Billy Connolly
Father Joseph Crissman
Xzibit Xzibit
Agent Mosley Drummy
Mitch Pileggi Mitch Pileggi
Walter Skinner
Callum Keith Rennie Callum Keith Rennie
2nd Abductor - Janke Dacyshyn
Adam Godley Adam Godley
Father Ybarra


Written by
Frank Spotnitz Frank Spotnitz
(written by)
Chris Carter Chris Carter
(written by)


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15 years, 6 months ago at Aug 3 9:13
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I'm in two minds over this movie. First off, I'm an X Files fan so I may be bias. From an X Files fan stand point, I don't feel it would live up to expectations. Not only was it far from what I was expecting but it wasn't X File-ish enough for me. What I had read about it is that it could have been a stand alone movie and going by that it is a possibility except for certain parts of the story that... read more

Sadly, For Fans Only

15 years, 6 months ago at Aug 30 9:57
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When an FBI agent goes missing, FBI Special Agent Dakota Whitney (Amanda Peet) seeks the Mulder's help in debunking the psychic visions of a former priest who claims that the missing woman is still alive.

The X-Files usually manages to make the bizarre plausible if not believable. However, this is not the case with I Want to Believe. The movie spends a lot of time examining the nat... read more

Not Quite.....

15 years, 2 months ago at Dec 22 21:32
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I really love the X-Files, in all its forms. The show is awesome, and the first movies was pretty good, but what in the heck? The supernatural, unexplained, and paranormal have always been an interest of mine, and this movie was suppose to be in that ally. Don't get me wrong here, there was some of that, but the title should be a dead give away. To me the whole movie was less X-Flies-ish, and more... read more
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In grand “X-Files” manner, the film’s storyline is being kept under wraps. This much can be revealed: It is a stand-alone story in the tradition of some of the show’s most acclaimed and beloved episodes, and takes the complicated relationship between Fox Mulder (Duchovny) and Dana Scully (Anderson) in unexpected directions. Mulder continues his unshakable quest for the truth, and Scully, the passionate, ferociously intelligent physician, remains inextricably tied to Mulder’s pursuits.
Release date: 24 July 2008
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