A Thousand Words

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Jack McCall is a fast-talking literary agent, who can close any deal, any time, any way. He has set his sights on New Age guru Dr. Sinja (Cliff Curtis) for his own selfish purposes. But Dr. Sinja is on to him, and Jack’s life comes unglued after a magical Bodhi tree mysteriously appears in his backyard. With every word Jack speaks, a leaf falls from the tree and he realizes that when the last leaf falls, both he and the tree are toast. Words have never failed Jack McCall, but now he’s got to stop talking and conjure up some outrageous ways to communicate or he’s a goner.

  1. Brian Robbins


  2. Steve Koren


Top Billed Cast

  1. Eddie Murphy

    Eddie Murphy

    Jack McCall

  2. Allison Janney

    Allison Janney

    Samantha Davis

  3. Cliff Curtis

    Cliff Curtis

    Dr. Sinja

  4. Clark Duke

    Clark Duke

    Aaron Wiseberger

  5. Kerry Washington

    Kerry Washington

    Caroline McCall

  6. ER

    Emanuel Ragsdale

    Tyler McCall

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Status Released

Original Language English

Runtime 1h 31m

Budget $40,000,000.00

Revenue $22,044,277.00

Homepage http://www.thousandwordsmovie.com/

Release Information

  • March 8, 2012
    PG-13, Theatrical



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