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Point of Origin (2002)

Fact-based drama about an arson investigator (Ray Liotta) searching for the perpetrator of a string of deadly fires in 1980s California.

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Nominated for 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 1 nomination. See more awards »

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John Orr / Aaron Stiles
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Keith Lang
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Mike Matassa
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Mike Camello
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Wanda Orr
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Kate
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Chief Gray
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Glen Lucero
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Trish
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Carrie Orr
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Stella Cove (as Sandy Gimpel)
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Kenny
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Ambria
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Gabby Finn
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Clarence Hyde
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Fact-based drama about an arson investigator (Ray Liotta) searching for the perpetrator of a string of deadly fires in 1980s California.

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When fire becomes an obsession... truth becomes stranger than fiction.

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Crime | Drama | Thriller

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22 June 2002 (USA)  »

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In the Heat of Fire  »

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During filming in the hardware store set, located behind Los Angeles' Ambassador Hotel, a special effects technician suffered first and second degree burns over 40 percent of his body. See more »

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Worth a watch
22 June 2002 | by See all my reviews

Good story. Starts out strong but weakens along the way.

Once you find out who is setting the fires, there's not much more to keep your interest. Of course it goes back and forth as to who is really the guilty party but..it gets kind of dull.


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