As youths, Andy McGee (David Keith) and his future wife, Vicky (Heather Locklear), participated in secret experiments, allowing themselves to be subjected to mysterious medical tests. Years later, the couple's daughter, Charlie (Drew Barrymore), begins to exhibit the ability of setting fires solely with her mind. This volatile talent makes the youngster extremely dangerous and soon she becomes a target for the enigmatic agency known as "The Shop."

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  1. Mark L. Lester


  2. Stanley Mann


  3. Stephen King


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  1. David Keith

    David Keith

    Andrew 'Andy' McGee

  2. Drew Barrymore

    Drew Barrymore

    Charlene 'Charlie' McGee

  3. Freddie Jones

    Freddie Jones

    Doctor Joseph Wanless

  4. Heather Locklear

    Heather Locklear

    Victoria 'Vicky' Tomlinson McGee

  5. Martin Sheen

    Martin Sheen

    Captain Hollister

  6. George C. Scott

    George C. Scott

    John Rainbird

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Status Released

Original Language English

Runtime 1h 54m

Budget -

Revenue -

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Release Information

  • May 11, 1984
    R, Theatrical



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