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The Gifted One (1989)

A young boy can transfer his body energy into ESP and heal sick people. While the subject of scientists' studies, he runs away to try to find out about his past and why he is the way he is.

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Stephen Herek
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Peter Kowanko Peter Kowanko ... Michael Grant
John Rhys-Davies ... Carl Boardman
G.W. Bailey ... Dr. Winslow
Wendy Phillips ... Sarah Grant
Gregg Henry ... Jack
Kristopher Kent Hill Kristopher Kent Hill ... Billy Farady
James Eric James Eric ... Tom Farady
Shano Palovich Shano Palovich ... Beth Farady
Lucky Hayes Lucky Hayes ... Mrs. Williams
Charles Benton Charles Benton ... Mr. Williams
Dey Young ... Susan Martin
Dale Swann ... Gordon Thomas
Rose Weaver ... Dr. Claire Henry
Stephen Hastings Stephen Hastings ... Dr. Hart
Jim Newcomer Jim Newcomer ... Dr. James
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A young boy can transfer his body energy into ESP and heal sick people. While the subject of scientists' studies, he runs away to try to find out about his past and why he is the way he is.

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27 November 2015 | by ShadixBearSee all my reviews

I agree this could have been a great series for television but it got lost in the shuffle of the late 80's. I would love to see them remake it and turn it into a series and have all the questions answered. If they do remake this maybe they could get some of the original cast to reprise their roles. I know that the actor that played Michael has retired from acting but recast the lead role and relaunch it and see if it makes the grade for a series and if it does make the grade then get all the questions answered for everyone and here's a question that needs answering as well, "Where did they come from?". add all of those elements and it could be great


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

25 June 1989 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Blessed See more »

Filming Locations:

Phoenix, Arizona, USA See more »

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Stereo

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Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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