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Godsend (2004)

 -  Drama | Horror | Sci-Fi  -  30 April 2004 (USA)
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A couple agree to have their deceased son cloned, under the supervision of an enigmatic doctor but bizarre things start to happen years after his rebirth.

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After their young son, Adam (Bright), is killed in an accident, a couple (Kinnear, Romijn-Stamos) approach an expert (De Niro) in stem cell research about bringing him back to life through an experimental and illegal cloning and regeneration process. When Adam comes back to them, however, he's.. different... Written by austin4577@aol.com

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birthday | boy | doctor | cloning | clone | See All (38) »

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On April 30th, evil is born. See more »


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Rated PG-13 for violence including frightening images, a scene of sexuality and some thematic material | See all certifications »

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Budget:

$25,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$89,961 (South Africa) (20 August 2004)

Gross:

$89,961 (South Africa) (20 August 2004)
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The snow scene in the graveyard was unplanned. It was hoped the snow would remain until the scene was completed, and it was. See more »

Goofs

As Jessie walks to the photo gallery, her coat changes from a non-hooded coat to a hooded coat when she stops to look in the window. As she walks inside, she again has the non-hooded coat. When she walks out and down the street to take the call from Richard, she has the hooded coat again with sunglasses. See more »

Quotes

Richard Wells: Everything you value in this world I gave to you, I provided you with a house and a son. You remember that, you ungrateful piece of shit!
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Happy Birthday to You
Written by Mildred J. Hill and Patty S. Hill
Published by Summy-Birchard Music c/o Warner Chappell Music, Inc.
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God takes a Holiday
9 September 2005 | by (USA) – See all my reviews

Occasionally a superb novel creates a huge public following which generates a surge of anticipation when news of it's being transferred onto the silver screen is announced. Such was the case when the novel GODSEND arose from its literary pages and leaped onto the film stage. Excitement increased when the movie trailer enticed potential patrons with scenes of satanic evil and heart-pounding dangers, acted out by stars such as Robert de Niro, Greg Kinnear, Rebecca Stamos, Jessie Duncan and Cameron Bright as Adam Duncan. One can only express disappointment then after watching the film and drawing away to examine its many flaws. The movie is nothing short of a random collection of unexciting scenes, unsympathetic characters, disappointing performances by the very people we'd hoped would save it. If one explores the novel, then sees the film, you'd conclude the director, never read it at all.


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