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Director: Mark L. Lester Run Time: 114 min. Format: Digital Rating: R Release Year: 1984

Starring:  George C. Scott, Antonio Fargas, Art Carney, David Keith, Drew Barrymore, Freddie Jones, Heather Locklear, Louise Fletcher, Martin Sheen, Moses Gunn

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.”