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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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During the hospital scene where Ripley confronts the Sheriff about the classroom incident, we hear a voice on the intercom paging "Dr. Tarantini", "Dr. McGreal", "Dr. Cain" and "Dr. Grodnik". Tom Tarantini and Sean Cain are both actors in the film, Mimi N. McGreal is a production assistant, and Daniel Grodnik is the film's producer. See more »

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When the deer is shot Harley claims a clean shot through the heart. When they zoom in on the deer the bullet hole can plainly be seen on the neck where the trachea would be, no where near the chest cavity. See more »

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Powder: And then its possible to talk to someone without any lies. With no sarcasms, no deceptions, no exaggerations, or any of the other things people use to confuse the truth.
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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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