Overview

When Maggie's sister Jenna saddles her with an autistic newborn named Cody she touches Maggie's heart and becomes the daughter she has always longed for. But six years later Jenna suddenly re-enters her life and, with her mysterious new husband, Eric Stark, abducts Cody. Despite the fact that Maggie has no legal rights to Cody, FBI agent John Travis takes up her cause when he realizes that Cody shares the same birth date as several other recently murdered children.

  1. Chuck Russell

    Director

  2. Cathy Cash Spellman

    Novel

  3. Ellen Green

    Screenplay

  4. Clifford Green

    Screenplay

  5. Tom Rickman

    Screenplay

Top Billed Cast

  1. Kim Basinger

    Kim Basinger

    Maggie O'Connor

  2. Angela Bettis

    Angela Bettis

    Jenna

  3. Holliston Coleman

    Holliston Coleman

    Cody

  4. Rufus Sewell

    Rufus Sewell

    Eric Stark

  5. Christina Ricci

    Christina Ricci

    Cheri Post

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Bless the Child
Bless the Child

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Status Released

Release Information

  • August 11, 2000
    R
    Theatrical

    Meaning

    Under 17 requires accompanying parent or adult guardian 21 or older. The parent/guardian is required to stay with the child under 17 through the entire movie, even if the parent gives the child/teenager permission to see the film alone. These films may contain strong profanity, graphic sexuality, nudity, strong violence, horror, gore, and strong drug use. A movie rated R for profanity often has more severe or frequent language than the PG-13 rating would permit. An R-rated movie may have more blood, gore, drug use, nudity, or graphic sexuality than a PG-13 movie would admit.

Original Language English

Runtime 1h 47m

Budget $40,000,000.00

Revenue -

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