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Fast-talking Jack McCall (Eddie Murphy) says whatever it takes to close a deal. But after stretching the truth with a spiritual guru, he suddenly finds his life depending on a magical tree with 1,000 leaves…one for every word he has left. Now Jack’s got to stop talking and conjure up some outrageous ways to communicate or he’s a goner. See why A Thousand Words is the hilarious, feel-good comedy that has it all: “great cast, great laughs [and a] great time!”


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  • Actors: Eddie Murphy, Allison Janney
  • Directors: Brian Robbins
  • Format: Multiple Formats, Ultraviolet, AC-3, Blu-ray, Dolby, DTS Surround Sound, NTSC, Subtitled, Widescreen
  • Language: English
  • Subtitles: English, French, Spanish
  • Region: Region A/1 (Read more about DVD/Blu-ray formats.)
  • Aspect Ratio: 1.85:1
  • Number of discs: 1
  • Rated: PG-13 (Parental Guidance Suggested)
  • Studio: Paramount
  • DVD Release Date: June 26, 2012
  • Run Time: 91 minutes
  • Average Customer Review: 3.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (159 customer reviews)
  • ASIN: B005LAIGJQ
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #103,111 in Movies & TV (See Top 100 in Movies & TV)
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"My name is Jack McCall. I'd like to talk to you, but I can't because if I say just one more sentence out loud, I'll die." Jack McCall (Murphy) works for a publishing firm and will do and say anything to close a deal. When he goes after the most sought after author, spiritual guru Dr. Sinja, he once again says anything that will get him to say yes. The Dr. sees through him and when Jack is at home that night he is shocked to see a tree pop out of the ground. After finding out that the tree loses a leaf every time Jack says a word he is forced to try and change the way he communicates. I have always been a big Eddie Murphy fan and I was looking forward to this one. I was surprised at how heartfelt and emotional this movie turned out to be. While this is a definite comedy and is very funny the real heart of the movie is the emotion that Murphy shows during his change. On that note, while I'm not saying this is an Oscar worthy performance this is his best acting since "Dreamgirls". Seems like just because it is a comedy the acting gets overlooked which isn't really fair. Murphy's performance was so perfect for this movie it took a movie that could have been very cheesy and fluffy and turned it into something so heartfelt and emotional that I actually got choked up a few times. For that to happen during a comedy is a testament to his acting. Overall, a very funny movie with a ton of heart that deserves to be seen. I really liked this one. I give it an A.
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7 of 7 people found the following review helpful By Glenn Calderon on June 30, 2012
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I am not eloquent or as well worded as many.
The thoughts and depth of the movie may be the definition of cliche, but it was good.
I mean surprisingly, it was good!

The movie touched on the comedic side at times, coming across as not hard to navigate. Meaning I saw parts coming.
The end was gratifying, the middle pretty good. The beginning was a little slow or rather a little predictable, but not bad.

I liked it, which shocks me more than you know.

In the end, reading the reviews from other users spoiled a little bit of the movies path, but I recommend this movie. It is about 3.5 to 4 stars, and had a good message.
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6 of 6 people found the following review helpful By Nick6684 on June 23, 2012
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Eddie Murphy was once one of the funniest actors in hollywood, but thing have changed. This movie will not win any awards, but is a good family movie to watch, that was much better than expected.
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Seriously worth watching! My husband, myself and our 10,12,15, and 16 year old sons enjoyed this movie...hard to find something everyone agrees on! We all agreed very good movie. Great story...great moral lesson...if you want smut...and vulgar humor...not for you...if you want a funny warm fuzzy movie...rent it.
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3 of 3 people found the following review helpful By Orsayor Simmons on July 8, 2012
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I really enjoyed the overall message of this movie.. There were moments I laughed out loud - but there were times I felt the storyline/plot went South - but at the end everything came together. I love they casted Ruby Dee as Eddie Murphy's mom. Ruby Dee showed us that no matter what the script offers - when you are blessed with talent - you can make anything shine.

3.5 Stars
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful By Roger Zelazny Fan on July 14, 2014
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A thousand Words was *barely* a three star film. The story behind this movie was a little
far fetched. Eddie Murphy can only say a Thousand Words or he dies. Yes indeed there
is the usual far-fetched comedy that has been done a *thousand* time before. I just
barely could get into this movie. Eddie Murphy does a good job at being a comedian but
in this movie there are so many references to sex (the usual crude jokes) that I can only
give this movie *3* stars. Fyi - all the critics hated this movie.
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful By Armchair Critic on July 3, 2012
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Okay, so I enjoyed Eddie Murphy's Raw, but I enjoyed this too. Eddie Murphy has come a long way, and I feel that his movies provide reliable entertainment value, especially now when the bathroom humor has left me with my youth.
This movie has a good story, and it wrapped up nicely in a laughter invoking package through to the end.
I watched while laughing with my girlfriend, and enjoyed a good neutral movie (chick-flick v. man-show).
I recommend it for a friday night when there's no plans for going out.
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful By MJ - Chicago on June 27, 2012
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The movie was really good. It totally took me by surprise. Eddie Murphy was the perfect pick for this movie. It was a heartfelt memory over true happiness and inner peace. I enjoyed it. It reminds me of the movie "Click" quite frankly but was still a one of a kind movie.I forgot to mention that I almost died laughing so hard!
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