• The X-Files: I Want to Believe (2008)

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Release Date: July 25th, 2008

DVD Release Date: December 2nd, 2008

PG-13|1 hr 44 min

Plot Summary
Though FBI special agent Fox Mulder (David Duchovny) and his partner Dr. Dana Scully (Gillian Anderson) once chased things that go bump in the night, his tireless search for the truth out there has led to his professional exile. However, a missing-persons case leads to the agents' reunion, along with an encounter with a priest (Billy Connolly) who may or may not be experiencing psychic visions.

Cast: David Duchovny, Gillian Anderson, Billy Connolly, Amanda Peet, Xzibit , Callum Keith Rennie, Adam Godley, Nicki Aycox

Director: Chris Carter

Genres: Science fiction, Thriller

Production Co: 20th Century Fox, Ten Thirteen Productions

Distributors: 20th Century Fox

Ratings & Reviews

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  • Overall, the film plays like an improbably skewed but comparatively routine criminal procedural that would have served the original show well as an extended season opener or sweeps-week contender. show more

  • Anderson, who's turned Brit in a number of TV series and films, including "Bleak House" and "The Last King of Scotland," is compelling in her white lab coat and surgical scrubs, and she brings some real tenderness to her tete-a-tetes with Mulder. show more

  • In not knowing who it needs to please, I Want to Believe pleases no one. show more

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