The X Files: I Want to Believe

//The X Files: I Want to Believe
The X Files: I Want to Believe 2017-07-01T19:21:18+00:00


Plot: Fox Mulder and Dana Scully both worked at the FBI as partners, a bond between them that led to their becoming lovers. But now they’re out of the FBI and have begun new careers. Scully works as a staff physician at a Catholic hospital. Her focus these days is on a young boy with an incurable brain disease. Administration wants to give up on him. Scully, who feels a special bond with the boy, does not. Meanwhile, Mulder’s focus is on clipping newspaper articles, throwing pencils into his ceiling and writing about the paranormal. Scully and Mulder are brought together as partners again when a special case requires Mulder’s expertise and Scully is prevailed upon to convince him to help. The case involves a pedophile priest who claims he is having psychic visions regarding the whereabouts of a missing FBI agent.

Rating: PG-13 for violent and disturbing content and thematic material

Directed By: Chris Carter

Written By: Chris Carter and Frank Spotnitz

Production: Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation, Ten Thirteen Productions, Dune Entertainment III, Crying Box Productions

Release Date: July 25, 2008

Box Office:  $20,981,633 (USA)

Budget: $30,000,000 (estimated)

Runtime: 1 hr. 44 mins.


Fox Mulder – David Duchovny
Dana Scully – Gillian Anderson
ASAC Dakota Whitney – Amanda Peet
Father Joseph Crissman – Billy Connolly
Agent Mosley Drummy – Alvin ‘Xzibit’ Joiner
Walter Skinner – Mitch Pileggi

Father Ybarra – Adam Godley
Gaunt Man – Alex Diakun
2nd Victim (Cheryl Cunningham) – Nicki Aycox
1st Abductor (Franz Tomczeszyn) – Fagin Woodcock
2nd Abductor (Janke Dacyshyn) – Callum Keith Rennie
Christian Fearon – Marco Niccoli
Margaret Fearon – Carrie Ruscheinsky
Blair Fearon – Spencer Maybee