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Firestarter (1984)

R
114 min | Action, Horror, Sci-Fi

A couple who participated in a potent medical experiment gain telekinetic ability and then have a child who is pyrokinetic.
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$ 15,000,000
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$ 4,726,660
Gross (USA)
$ 17,080,167
Gross (World)
$ 17,080,167
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May 11, 1984 (United States)

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David Keith
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Martin Sheen
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Louise Fletcher
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Moses Gunn
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Drew Snyder
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Dick Warlock
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Stanley Mann
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Robert Miano
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Leon Rippy
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Carole Francisco
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Etan Boritzer
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6 / 10 | 26,322 votes