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Firestarter 2: Rekindled (2002)

Not Rated | | Sci-Fi, Thriller | TV Movie 10 March 2002
A young woman who has the ability to start fires with her mind, must now face the trauma of her childhood by battling with a group of very talented children and their cruel leader, John Rainbird.

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Charlie McGee is a young woman with the unwanted and often uncontrollable gift of pyrokinesis, lighting fires by mere thought. Charlie has been in hiding for nearly all her life from a top-secret government fringe group headed by the maniacal John Rainbird, who wants to find and use Charlie as the ultimate weapon of war. Vincent is a young private investigator unwittingly sent to look for Charlie, and evenutally tries to help her escape from Rainbird, who has formed a group of young boys from other research projects -- each with different special abilities -- in a plot to take over the world. Written by Matthew Patay

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Little Charlie's all grown up... and setting the town on fire!

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10 March 2002 (USA)  »

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Firestarter: Part 2  »

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Charlie is one of several characters in Stephen King novels (usually female) with mental powers. Others are Carrie, The Shining and it's sequel Doctor Sleep. See more »

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James Richardson: Your about to get everything you've always wanted. I feel sorry for you
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Follows Firestarter (1984) See more »

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If you've read the book and seen the original, you'll cringe.
12 October 2002 | by (Orlando FL) – See all my reviews

Being a huge Stephen King fan I recently read the book Firestarter, and today rented Firestarter 1 and 2 at Blockbusters out of curiosity. Firestarter 1 was good, it stuck with the book's plot, it changed a few minor details and cut a few scenes as expected but much of the actual dialogue was just as the book word-for-word.... however when I put Firestarter 2 in the DVD player, I was cringing at every detail, the information isnt accurate, it's made a complete mess of the original movie, the flashbacks to "what happened" were totally different, everything from the way her mother was killed to what happened at the Manders Farm.

If you've never read the book or seen the first movie, you'll probably like it, but once you've read the book and gotten attached to the characters, you'll find this movie a huge disappointment.


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