• Bless the Child (2000)

Bless the Child

Release Date: August 11th, 2000

DVD Release Date: February 13th, 2001

R |1 hr 47 min

Plot Summary

When Maggie's sister Jenna saddles her with an autistic newborn named Cody she touches Maggie's heart and becomes the daughter she has always longed for. But six years later Jenna suddenly re-enters her life and, with her mysterious new husband, Eric Stark, abducts Cody. Despite the fact that Maggie has no legal rights to Cody, FBI agent John Travis, takes up her cause when he realizes that Cody shares the same birth date as several other recently missing children.

Cast: Kim Basinger, Jimmy Smits, Holliston Coleman, Rufus Sewell, Angela Bettis, Christina Ricci, Michael Gaston, Lumi Cavazos

Director: Chuck Russell

Genres: Thriller

Production Co: Paramount Pictures, Icon Entertainment International, BTC Productions KG

Distributors: Paramount Pictures, Icon Entertainment International

Keywords: Hospital, Sister, 2000s, Emotional, Quest, Dark, Husband, Rescue, New York City, Rivalry, Daughter

Ratings & Reviews

  • 63
    Chicago Tribune

    Entertaining, but it doesn't add enough to the genre to make it truly blessed.

  • 50
    David SterrittChristian Science Monitor

    Often trite and predictable but grudgingly likable in the end. show more

  • 4
    Cody ClarkMr. Showbiz

    Dreadful demonic disaster.

See all critic reviews on metacritic.com

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