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A Thousand Words / Film synopsis
Jack McCall (Eddie Murphy) is a selfish literary agent whose fast-talking ways allow him to close any deal. His next target is New Age guru Dr. Sinja (Cliff Curtis), but the savvy doctor sees right through Jack. A magical tree appears in Jack's yard, and, according to Dr. Sinja, the tree and Jack are connected; every
Jack McCall (Eddie Murphy) is a selfish literary agent whose fast-talking ways allow him to close any deal. His next target is New Age guru Dr. Sinja (Cliff Curtis), but the savvy doctor sees right through Jack. A magical tree appears in Jack's yard, and, according to Dr. Sinja, the tree and Jack are connected; every time Jack says a word, a leaf falls from the tree. When the last leaf drops, Jack will die. With just a thousand leaves left, Jack must learn to curb his speech or he's a goner.

A Thousand Words

A Thousand Words

PG-13 · 2012 ‧ Comedy/Comedy drama ‧ 1h 31m
5.8/10 · IMDb 3.8/5 · Movie Insider
Jack McCall (Eddie Murphy) is a selfish literary agent whose fast-talking ways allow him to close any deal. His next target is New Age guru Dr. Sinja (Cliff Curtis), but the savvy doctor sees right through Jack. A magical tree appears in Jack's...
Initial release: March 9, 2012
Director: Brian Robbins
Box office: 22 million USD
Art director: Angela Stauffer
Budget: 40 million USD
Casting directors: Juel Bestrop and Seth Yanklewitz

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