PG-13 | | Action, Adventure, Comedy
A private detective specializing in missing children is charged with the task of finding a special child whom dark forces want to eliminate.
The Golden Child (1986) bares some similarities to the 2000 horror-thriller Bless the Child (2000) starring Kim Basinger. Both Eddie Murphy and Kim Basinger play ordinary people chosen to save a mysterious child with a destiny based on the unexplainable from those who would corrupt them.
More specifically, both movies' plots revolve around involve a child with supernatural abilities being kidnapped by groups with malicious intents, hellbent on exploiting the (respective) children's supernatural powers for their own gains. And whatever decision the child chooses may affect the fate of the whole world.
Hey, that's a neat trick you do, where somebody throws a rock at you and you wave your hand and make it hit something else. Did you ever hear of Ed McMahon and "Star Search"? Do they have "Star Search" in Tibet? Probably not. Probably got "Food ...
Whilst Eddie Murphy's character Chandler Jarrell is talking with the lady behind the screen door, she turns to face him a few times, you can hear her voice but her lips are not moving.
$11,549,711 14 December 1986