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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!" Shawn Edwards, FOX-TV
After stretching the truth on a deal with a spiritual guru, literary agent Jack McCall finds a Bodhi tree on his property. Its appearance holds a valuable lesson on the consequences of every word we speak.
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Fast-talking agent JACK's (Eddie Murphy) insincere patter is his chief weapon, but it irritates his assistant AARON (Clark Duke), threatens his marriage to CAROLINE (Kerry Washington) and gets him into trouble repping guru/author DR. SINJA (Cliff Curtis). Jack suffers karmic repercussions from Sinja's magical Bodhi tree, which sheds one leaf for each word Jack speaks. After one thousand words, Jack will die.
TV spot for A Thousand Words announces the film's premiere on HBO.
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