Andrew and Vicky McGee met while earning money as guinea pigs for an experiment at college. The experiment was shrouded in suspicion and mystery, and seemed to be related to psychic abilities. The two were married and had a daughter, Charlie, who has the ability to start fires by merely thinking about it, also known as pyrokinesis. Naturally, the government takes a great interest in Charlie, and operatives from the secret department known as "The Shop" want to quarantine and study her.Written by
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In the scene where Charlie's abilities are being tested in the lab, she completely incinerates a cinder brick wall. Yet, the ice blocks do not boil until after she turns her attention to them. If the room is hot enough to warp stainless steel doors, wouldn't these ice blocks have been vaporized long before? See more »
[referring to Charlie]
When we find out all we need to know from her...
...when you give her to me.
[after a pause]
What are you going to do with her?
John, the friendly orderly, will come in. He will greet her, talk to her, get her to smile... John, the friendly orderly, will make her happy because he's the only one who can. And when John feels she has reached the moment of her greatest happiness, he will strike her across the bridge of the nose, breaking it explosively and sending bone ...
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In the credits, "Special Effects" is misspelled as "Speical Effects". See more »
Drew Barrymore was great for the role of Charlie, she disguises her ability to light fires with her cuteness and innocent personality. David Keith was the protective father that would do anything to protect his daughter from the SHOP, even die. With a lot of cool scenes, the movie is one of the best movies I've seen, I would recommend it to anyone.
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