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Godsend (2004)

PG-13 | | 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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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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If someone you love was taken from you, how far would you go to bring him back from the dead? 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:

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

Gross:

$14,334,645 (USA) (25 June 2004)
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Trivia

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

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 »

Quotes

Jessie Duncan: What took you so long?
Paul Duncan: I ran into an old student, I got held up.
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Predictable
Written by Norman Jones
Performed by Norman Jones and Duané Neillson
Published by Music NV Publishing (ASCAP)
Courtesy of 2003 Music NV
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Bad script, bad direction = bad acting , bad movie
28 August 2004 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I couldn't wait for this movie to end. Lot's of scenes with one character "sneaking" up on another and then a load sound to make you jump. The story was really lame and predictable. I think Robert De Niro and Greg Kinnear are both fine actors but it seemed like neither one believed in this movie and just gave up. This is the only movie that I've seen Rebecca Romijn-Stamos (the mother) and Cameron Bright (the son) in, and I'll try not to hold it against them . It was very simply a very bad script and it appeared that the direction of the actors was seriously lacking. This is one of the worse movies I've seen in quite a while. I usually only post my remarks when I think a movie is really outstanding or really stinky. This one is especially stinky.

1/10 (a total waste of time)


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