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Firestarter 2: Rekindled 

Not Rated | | Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller | TV Mini-Series (2002– )
A young woman who has the ability to start fires with her mind, must now face the trauma of her childhood by battling with a group of very talented children and their cruel leader, John Rainbird.
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Series cast summary:
Marguerite Moreau ...  Charlene "Charlie" McGee unknown episodes
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Storyline

Charlie McGee is a young woman with the unwanted and often uncontrollable gift of pyrokinesis, lighting fires by mere thought. Charlie has been in hiding for nearly all her life from a top-secret government fringe group headed by the maniacal John Rainbird, who wants to find and use Charlie as the ultimate weapon of war. Vincent is a young private investigator unwittingly sent to look for Charlie, and evenutally tries to help her escape from Rainbird, who has formed a group of young boys from other research projects -- each with different special abilities -- in a plot to take over the world. Written by Matthew Patay

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Little Charlie's all grown up... and setting the town on fire!


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Country:

USA

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English

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2002 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Firestarter: Rekindled See more »

Filming Locations:

Ogden, Utah, USA See more »

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$10,000,000 (estimated)
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| (4 parts) (TV) | (DVD)

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Stereo

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Color

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1.78 : 1
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Charlie is one of several characters in Stephen King novels (usually female) with mental powers. Others are Carrie, The Shining and it's sequel Doctor Sleep. See more »

Quotes

Vincent Sforza: It... it hurts.
Charlie McGee: Oh, yeah? Well, love hurts. It's not all happy and sweet. And it's always the people you love that hurt you the most.
Vincent Sforza: Did Rainbird teach you that?
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Follows Firestarter (1984) See more »

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Watch the first half, avoid the second
11 March 2002 | by belskoidSee all my reviews

How can a mini-series be so good for the first half and be so awful for the second? The first two hours pick up where the Stephen King novel and associated movie leave off, only ten years later. Character development is generally good, and Marguerite Moreau is both easy on the eyes and the ears.

But-- the second half of the show is terrible. Pointless dialog, nonsensical action and plot holes you can drive a truck through. Don't even bother with part 2, just watch the first part and learn to live with the cliffhanger ending.


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