R | | Crime, Drama, Horror
Cody, a little girl abandoned by her mother and raised by her aunt, a nurse, is kidnapped. The girl's guardian, aided by an F.B.I. Agent, learn that Cody has supernatural abilities, and the abductees are a Satanic cult wanting to harness her abilities.
According to a March 1, 1999 Variety magazine article, in the script as originally written Cody was Maggie's autistic granddaughter who was abandoned by her drug-addicted mother. Since Kim Basinger was the mother of a young daughter in real-life, she seemed too... ...
Woman on Bus:
Did ya see it yet, darlin'?
Maggie O'Connor: Excuse me?
Woman on Bus: Star of Yakov. What they be callin' the Christmas star. Ain't been seen since Bethlehem. And now it's here.
Maggie O'Connor: That's nice.
Woman on Bus: Oh, yes. It's very nice. It's a good sign for all good people. Means someone special come...
During scene when Maggie is at the front desk of a New York police station, a form with the word "Ontario" and its provincial emblem at the top appear in a brief close-up of the desk.
$9,413,684 (USA) (13 August 2000)
$29,374,178 (USA) (5 November 2000)