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Godsend (2004)

PG-13 | | Action, Drama, Fantasy | 30 April 2004 (USA)
A couple agree to have their deceased son cloned, under the supervision of an enigmatic doctor, but bizarre things start to happen several years after his rebirth.

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Dan Sandler
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The 8-year-old Adam is killed in a traffic accident. His grieving parents agree to recreate him through experimental and illegal cloning, conducted by an ingenious but pushy geneticist. After eight happy years, a scary door opens between Adam II and someone from the past. Written by Stefan Back

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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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$25,000,000 (estimated)

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$994,672 (Spain) (30 April 2004)

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$14,379,751 (USA)
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Trivia

Robert De Niro had originally planned on merely providing a brief cameo for the film. However, after Director Nick Hamm heard De Niro would be interested in his project, he asked De Niro to participate in a few more scenes that were all filmed within a week. De Niro later regretted this because his name was "splashed over all the advertisements". See more »

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At the beginning of the movie, when Paul is mugged by his former student, he drops the present he is carrying and the wrapping becomes loose. When he picks it up, the wrapping is still intact. See more »

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Adam Duncan: [in a trance] Boobies!
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Featured in Siskel & Ebert: The Worst Films of 2004 (2005) See more »

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Make It Bounce
Written by Ali Dee and Vincent Alfieri
Performed by Cham Pain
Published by Canvas One Music (BMI)
Courtesy of Deetown Productions
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God Awful
30 April 2004 | by (Illinois, USA) – See all my reviews

While not the worst movie I've seen, it ranks up there. The plot was very thin and it was not very scary (although there was one surprising twist). The horror elements were very predictable. I suppose I may have been disappointed because I was expecting something more intellectual and instead I watched something akin to _Child's Play_. (A trailer was shown for _Seed of Chucky_.)

Often during the course of the movie, the music would creshendo as if something very scary was about to happen, then the visual would disappoint (especially in the "flashback" scenes).

Although the movie was only 1 hour and 40 minutes long, it seemed to drag on at the end. The ending was bland and uninteresting.


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