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Powder (1995)

PG-13  |   |  Drama, Fantasy, Mystery  |  27 October 1995 (USA)
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A young bald albino boy with unique powers shakes up the rural community he lives in.

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When sheriff Barnum investigates the death of an elderly rural resident, he discovers a teenage grandson living in the basement. Raised by his grandparents, he has experienced the world only through books, never leaving the family farm. He is sent to a state home for boys where he has trouble fitting in socially. His odd appearance and unusual abilities cause the small town residents to fear and ridicule him. However, not all are afraid. Some begin to view his potential and gifts with wonderment. Written by Robert B. Young <youngb@tastemaker.com>

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Rated PG-13 for intense, sometimes frightening elements of theme, and for language | See all certifications »

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$9,500,000 (estimated)

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$30,862,146 (USA)
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There was a great deal of consternation among many of the cast and crew when it came to light halfway through production that director Victor Salva had been convicted for child molestation several years earlier. The main cause of concern was that many of the production members had brought their family to the set. See more »

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When Powder gets his first kiss with Lindsey, you see her standing when her father is coming towards them, but then in the next shot she's still sitting and just about to get up. See more »

Quotes

Lindsey: Your father. Your father hurt you a long time ago. You're so sad, he made you so sad. He thought you were ugly, and he kept saying that you weren't... I'm sorry.
Powder: Do you? Do you?
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Powder: Do you think I'm ugly?
Lindsey: I don't know what I think when I look at you. But sometimes I think, I think you're the most beautiful thing I've ever seen.
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powder
3 October 2005 | by (Australia) – See all my reviews

If someone like jeremy was born 2,000 years ago,they may have named him Jesus Christ.If someone like jeremy was born on the 25th may 2012 they may label him as the second coming of Christ.This is a excellent movie with a lot of hidden meanings.One may be thinking where jeremy went to at the end of the movie.He did not die.He progressed to a higher from of life.Amasingly he transgressed tens of thousands of years of evolution within seconds.This movie reminds me of other similar movies like the green mile and peohonomen.Sean was a real treat to watch.I guess his role made the movie.hopefully sean will become a good actor after all.very well done.


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