Synopsis: 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 Charile, who has the ability to start fires by merely thinking about it. Naturally, the government takes a great interest in Charlie, and operatives from the secret department known as "The Shop" want to quarrantine and study her.
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi
Director(s): Mark L. Lester
Production: MCA Universal Home Video
  2 nominations.
Rotten Tomatoes:
114 min

- Oh, darling, please.

Don't. Don't, baby.

I made Mommy scream.


Does your head still hurt?

Poor Daddy.

Gotta keep a lookout.


I don't know

what you're doing here.

I don't want to have anything to do with

you. I told you not to follow me here.

Besides, it's not my fault.

I'm not responsible.

This ain't got nothing to do with me.

I'm not the only guy you've been seeing.

I'm not ready to get married,

so why don't you just get outta here?

- Why don't you just stop bugging me?

- Come on, Charlie.

You told me you loved me.

You told me if anything

happened you'd take care of me.

This ain't got nothing to do with me.

We've been through this 100 times.

I'm not responsible.

Look, I told you not to follow me here.

But I can't do it on my own.

I don't know where to go.

- I don't have any money.

- I'm not the only guy you've been with.

That's not true.

I swear to God you're the only one.

I've never slept with anyone else.

That's not

what my buddy Al told me...

I didn't mean it, Daddy.

- Ow!

- Hey, hey!

- All right, buddy, come outta there.

- Mind waiting till I put my feet out?

I was coming with you and I saw him and

before I could stop it, it just happened.

- I didn't like him and it just got away.

- It's OK, honey.

- But I set him on fire.

- Charlie.

- I didn't mean it, Daddy.

- Charlie, stop it.

I want you to listen to me.

You said it got away from you and it did.

But not like before.

It just got away a little bit.

Charlie, you might've set

that man's face on fire or his hair.

Now, it always goes out

at somebody you don't like.

- But you didn't really hurt that guy.

- Not like I hurt Mommy in the kitchen.

Baby. Baby, you've got

to stop thinking about that.

It wasn't you that really hurt Mommy.

They killed her.

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Stephen Edwin King is an American author of contemporary horror, supernatural fiction, suspense, science fiction, and fantasy. more…

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Submitted on August 05, 2018

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