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A Thousand Words (9-Mar-2012)

Director: Brian Robbins

Writer: Steve Koren

Music by: John Debney

Producers: Alain Chabat; Stephanie Danan; Nicolas Cage; Norm Golightly; Brian Robbins; Sharla Sumpter Bridgett

Keywords: Drama, Comedy

A skilled literary agent's deceitful techniques teach him a lesson when he uses them to try to get a book deal out of a spiritual guru.

ABSTRACT
Jack McCall, a star literary agent blessed with a "gift of gab" that permits him to capably hard-sell book deals to various clients, finds a Bodhi tree in his backyard after attempting to use his tactics on a New Age guru who sees right through him. After attempting to remove the tree and finding that he experiences first-hand whatever it feels, Jack figures out that the strange plant sheds a leaf for each word he speaks, forcing him to make the most of a now-limited allotment of words before he potentially dies.

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Kayla Blake
Actor
4-Dec-1963   Kim on Sports Night
David Burke
Actor
25-May-1934   The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes
Alain Chabat
Actor
24-Nov-1958   Night at the Museum
Cliff Curtis
Actor
27-Jul-1968   Whale Rider
Ruby Dee
Actor
27-Oct-1924   The Jackie Robinson Story
Allison Janney
Actor
19-Nov-1959   C. J. Cregg on The West Wing
Jack McBrayer
Actor
27-May-1973   30 Rock
Eddie Murphy
Comic
3-Apr-1961   Beverly Hills Cop
Kerry Washington
Actor
31-Jan-1977   Scandal
John Witherspoon
Comic
27-Jan-1942   Killer Tomatoes Strike Back!

CAST

Eddie Murphy   ...   Jack McCall
Kerry Washington   ...   Caroline McCall
Cliff Curtis   ...   Dr. Sinja
Clark Duke   ...   Aaron Wiseberger
Ruby Dee   ...   Annie McCall
with
Allison Janney   ...   Samantha Davis
Emanuel Ragsdale   ...   Tyler McCall
Jill Basey   ...   Woman in Starbucks
Greg Collins   ...   Construction Worker
Robert LeQuang   ...   Starbucks Customer
Michael G. Wilkinson   ...   Starbucks Customer
Lyndsey Nelson   ...   Starbucks Customer
Michael Cody Gilbert   ...   Starbucks Customer
Lou Saliba   ...   Shrink
John Gatins   ...   Valet
Mitchell Fink   ...   Male Agent
Edi Patterson   ...   Young Female Agent
Emily Burton   ...   Crying Student
Tracy Mulholland   ...   Young Student
Brad Keimach   ...   Sinja Aide
Dilip Jha   ...   Sinja Aide
Jorge A. Alvarez   ...   Mariachi Band Leader
Kayla Blake   ...   Emily
Leonard Earl Howze   ...   Orderly
Winston Rocha   ...   Gaudencio
Jack McBrayer   ...   Starbuck's Barista
John Witherspoon   ...   Blind Man
Bethany Dwyer   ...   Mary
Alain Chabat   ...   Christian Léger de la Touffe
Thierry Segall   ...   French Businessman
Noel Courteblenche   ...   French Businessman
Sara Holden   ...   Hostess
Lennie Loftin   ...   Robert Gilmore
David Burke   ...   Gil Reed
Jeff Kahn   ...   Waiter
Matt Winston   ...   Kid Space Teacher
Daniel Hepner   ...   Sensitive Dad #1
Eric Archibald   ...   Sensitive Dad #2
Philip Pavel   ...   Overly Enthused Dad
Raquel Bell   ...   Kid Space Mom
Phil Reeves   ...   Don Parker
Kamala Jones   ...   Hotel Employee
K. Harrison Sweeney   ...   Rotund Man
Brian Gallivan   ...   Tony
Steven M. Gagnon   ...   Ira
Katheryn Cain   ...   Katie
Daniel Saltos   ...   Gaudencio's Assistant
Lauren Schuchman   ...   Waitress
Ted Kennedy   ...   Homeless Man
Jane Bartelme   ...   Nun
Darcy Rose Byrnes   ...   10 Year Old Girl
Eshaya Draper   ...   Young Jack
Sarah Scott Davis   ...   Young Annie
Skip Crank   ...   Ice Cream Vendor
Justin Soul Robbins   ...   Boy
Miles David Robbins   ...   Boy
Floyd Levine   ...   Man on Pier
Bunny Levine   ...   Woman on Pier
Brian Norris   ...   Steven

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