The First Power
The First Power (1990)

This lackluster attempt at blending equal parts action movie and supernatural thriller ends up sacrificing the merits of both genres. The plot finds baby-faced homicide detective Logan (Lou Diamond Phillips) on the trail of "Pentagram… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: August 28, 2001
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Critic Score: 22% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Steve Newton
Georgia Straight

When you get right down to it, make-up and masks aren't nearly as scary as a human countenance hiding a black heart.

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Ken Hanke
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)

Cheesy horror flick, not worth your time

Scott Weinberg
eFilmCritic.com

When it stops making no sense, it's really quite boring.

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Flixster Audience Score: 46% Flixster User Reviews
Cory Taylor
Body swap horror is nearly a genre unto itself with 'The Hidden' as the forefather. 'The First Power' is a moody, but dull-witted hybrid of… More
Dean McKenna
Cool horror flick of a cop battling a dead serial killer sent back to Earth by the Devil. Psst: Tracy Griffith is Melanie Griffith's half-sister.
Bruce Bruce
Awesome action/horror/thriller casts LOU DIAMOND PHILLIPS as a detective attempting to stop the evil spirit of a maniac executed in the gas chamber for a series… More
Danny Rovira
A fast-paced supernatural 90s thriller, with a excellent creepy atmosphere, dark vibe and a well done plot. Lou Diamond Phillips superbly plays detective… More
Lafe Fredbjornson
Lou Diamond Phillips plays Detective Russell Logan -- on the bloody trail of a demonic killer who can inhabit different forms and perform super-human feats.… More
Leo L
Great movie!