A Thousand Words

DVD - 2012
Average Rating: 3 stars out of 5.
A Thousand Words
Fast-talking Jack McCall says whatever it takes to close a deal. 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.

Publisher: Hollywood, Calif. : Paramount Home Entertainment, c2012
ISBN: 1415764735
Branch Call Number: DVD MOVIE T
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (91 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.


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Eddie Murphy, Cliff Curtis and Kerry Washington

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Jan 14, 2014

my fav part where he goes all michael jackson while meditating :)

Dec 29, 2013
  • neonkc rated this: 5 stars out of 5.


Apr 19, 2013
  • pushpc rated this: 3.5 stars out of 5.

It's a meaningful movie and worthy to watch.

Feb 02, 2013

This movie wasn't hilarious but some parts were funny. This movie was ok.

Jan 08, 2013
  • howardpoole rated this: 1.5 stars out of 5.

This would have been a half-star if it wasn't for the last half hour. Murphy's time as a star has come and gone. Let it go.

Nov 06, 2012

It was a really good and funny movie but thus had a moral to it and that is use your words wisely. Take the time to stop before you speak because it could be your last words.

Nov 06, 2012
  • joseph rated this: 2.5 stars out of 5.

Fair – A Thousand Words (2012) 91 min. Do you remember when Eddie Murphy personified “cool” with 48 Hrs and Beverly Hills Cop; not to mention his incredible concert performance in Delirious? This is not the same Eddie Murphy, who after pitfalls like Boomerang and the Nutty Professor films he morphed from cool to clown. “A Thousand Words” is another of his not so cool performances with a terrible script and not much in the way of good comedy. If it wasn’t for a brief 10 minutes in the last act, I would’ve seriously rated this one a “skip it”. In those ten minutes, the three very special words that transcend spiritual turmoil into peace are given meaning to liberating oneself from self – no, not “I love you” – the other three words…..give up? It’s “I forgive you”. I should forgive Eddie for such a crummy overall film; o.k. why not: “Eddie, I forgive you”.

Oct 06, 2012

Its funny watching this movie this movie on the 50th anniversary of Beatlemania, it would have been funny if the Beatles had a "Black Album"?

Sep 27, 2012
  • Heather4 rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

Oh my goodness Eddie Murphy is back and is hilarious in this movie. I could not stop laughing through the whole movie, classic Eddie Murphy!

Sep 04, 2012
  • Godschild3303 rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

Don't let the words you use be vain, choose them wisely.

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Apr 23, 2013
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Nov 06, 2012

Don't let the words you use be vain, choose them wisely.


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