Firestarter (1984)

She has the power to set objects on fire with just one glance!

  • Genre: Horror, Thriller, Science Fiction
  • Release Date: 1984-05-11
  • User Rating: 6.3/10 from 643 ratings
  • Runtime: 1h 55min
  • Language: English
  • Production Company: Dino De Laurentiis Company
  • Production Country: United States of America
  • Director: Mark L. Lester
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Charlene "Charlie" McGee has the amazing ability to start fires with just a glance. Can her psychic power and the love of her father save her from the threatening government agency which wants to destroy her?

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  • Drew Barrymore

    as Charlene 'Charlie' McGee
  • David Keith

    as Andrew 'Andy' McGee
  • Freddie Jones

    as Doctor Joseph Wanless
  • Heather Locklear

    as Victoria 'Vicky' Tomlinson McGee
  • Martin Sheen

    as Captain Hollister
  • George C. Scott

    as John Rainbird
  • Art Carney

    as Irv Manders
  • Louise Fletcher

    as Norma Manders
  • Moses Gunn

    as Dr. Pynchot
  • Antonio Fargas

    as Taxi Driver
  • Drew Snyder

    as Orville Jamieson
  • Curtis Credel

    as Bates
  • Keith Colbert

    as Mayo
  • Dick Warlock

    as Knowles
  • Jeff Ramsey

    as Steinowitz
  • Jack Magner

    as Young Serviceman
  • Lisa Anne Barnes

    as Serviceman's Girlfriend
  • Larry Sprinkle

    as Security Guard
  • Cassandra Ward-Freeman

    as Woman in Stall
  • Scott R. Davis

    as Bearded Student
  • Nina Jones

    as Grad Assistant
  • William Alspaugh

    as Proprietor
  • Laurens Moore

    as Old Man
  • Anne Fitzgibbon

    as Old Lady
  • Steve Boles

    as Mailman
  • Stanley Mann

    as Motel Owner
  • Robert Miano

    as Blinded Agent
  • Leon Rippy

    as Blinded Agent
  • Carole Francisco

    as Joan Dugan
  • Wendy Womble

    as Josie
  • Etan Boritzer

    as DSI Technician
  • Joan Foley

    as DSI Technician
  • John Sanderford

    as Albright
  • Orwin C. Harvey

    as DSI Orderly
  • George P. Wilbur

    as DSI Orderly
  • Carey Fox

    as Agent Hunt
  • Laura Warner

    as Girl in Country Store (uncredited)
Sound Christopher Franke Original Music Composer
Sound Johannes Schmölling Original Music Composer
Directing Mark L. Lester Director
Camera Giuseppe Ruzzolini Director of Photography
Editing Ronald Sanders Editor
Writing Stanley Mann Screenplay
Writing Stephen King Novel
Sound Edgar Froese Original Music Composer
Editing David Rawlins Editor
Production Frank Capra, Jr. Producer
Art Lynn Wolverton-Parker Set Decoration
Art Giorgio Postiglione Production Design
Production Martha De Laurentiis Associate Producer
Production Johanna Ray Casting
Crew Larry Holt Stunts
Production Dino De Laurentiis Producer
Crew Gene Hartline Stunts
Crew Phil Adams Stunts
Crew George Fisher Stunts
Crew Linda Arvidson Stunts
Crew Mike Johnson Stunts
Crew Julius LeFlore Stunts
Crew Orwin C. Harvey Stunts
Crew Joseph Prado Stunts
Crew A.J. Nay Stunts
Crew Glenn Randall Jr. Stunt Coordinator
Crew Peter Stader Stunts
Crew Laura Warner Stunt Double
Crew Victoria Vanderkloot Stunts
Crew Jeff Ramsey Stunts
Crew Dick Warlock Stunts
Crew George P. Wilbur Stunts
Lighting Sergio Spila Gaffer
Lighting Wayne Forster Gaffer