Firestarter

1984
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Title: Firestarter

Original Title: Firestarter

Year: 1984

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Release Dates

  • UK: May 15 1984
  • United States: May 11 1984

Plot

A little girl, played by Drew Barrymore, possesses special powers. With only 8 years old he is able to control supernatural powers that will allow him to set fires with his mind. All its powers were acquired by an experiment that was conducted by the United States Government to use as a secret weapon.

The film is directed by Mark L. Lester, written by Stanley Mann based in the work that Stephen King did. Next to Drew Barrymore are David Keith and Freddie Jones.

Cast

Director:

Mark L. Lester Mark L. Lester

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Trivia

The first novel

'Firestarter' was the first Stephen King novel published in a limited edition. King later regretted this decision because of the copies' preciousness and unavailability.

One million dollars

Producer Dino DeLaurentiis paid one million dollars for the film rights to the book.

Martin Sheen appears

Martin Sheen took over at a late stage from Burt Lancaster, who had to withdraw following heart surgery.

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