Cody, a little girl abandoned by her mother and raised by her aunt, a nurse, is kidnapped. The girl's guardian, aided by an F.B.I. agent, learn that Cody has supernatural abilities, and the abductees are a Satanic cult willing to do anything to gain them.
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A family relocates from the city to a dilapidated house in the country that was once a grand estate. As they begin renovations, they discover their new home harbors a secret and may not be completely free of its former inhabitant.
Omens and concepts of good vs. evil have no place in Maggie O'Connor's well-ordered, practical universe. Her life revolves around her job as a nurse at a busy New York City hospital, until one rainy night, her sister Jenna abandons her newborn, autistic daughter at her home. Maggie takes the baby in, and she becomes the daughter she never had. Six years later Jenna suddenly re-appears with a mysterious new husband, Eric, and abducts Cody. Despite the fact that Maggie has no legal rights to Cody, F.B.I. Agent John Travis, an expert in ritual homicide and occult-related crime, takes up her cause when he realizes that Cody shares the same birth date as several other recently missing children. The little girl, it soon becomes clear, is more than simply "special". She manifests extraordinary powers that the forces of evil have waited centuries to control, and her abduction sparks a clash between the soldiers of good and evil that can only be resolved, in the end, by the strength of one ...
Based on the novel of the same name by Cathy Cash Spellman. See more »
In the scene with the homeless man, Eric Stark recites a spell in Hebrew that is later referred to as a "Druid Rune Spell from the 16th century." See more »
Woman on Bus:
Did ya see it yet, darlin'?
Woman on Bus:
Star of Yakov. What they be callin' the Christmas star. Ain't been seen since Bethlehem. And now it's here.
Woman on Bus:
Oh, yes. It's very nice. It's a good sign for all good people. Means someone special come from God. What do ya think 'bout that?
I don't know, I - I'm not sure I believe in that king of thing.
Woman on Bus:
Oh, that don't matter. It's there if you believe or not believe. It don't care.
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The struggle between "good and evil," from the simplistic and superstitious point of view, is a popular theme for shockers aimed at the Christian audience in general, and the Catholic in particular. Those of us who find fantasies about gods and devils rather comical, along with analogous tooth fairy and the boogeyman under the bed business, will view such a plot as unintentionally amusing, but for others, evidently, such silliness must be truly frightening.
This variation on the fool's plot is different from others of the type in that the salvation character is given as a little girl, rather than a boy, but otherwise it is standard hokum. The "devil" is out to take over the world, but Jesus has come back...as a girl? Wow! That much would be astonishing enough except that the writers failed to take advantage of the point. Instead, it's just another example of adults acting like fools, doing the wrong things, going in the wrong directions, and so forth, thus complicating the plot.
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