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Overall C-

Jack McCall (Eddie Murphy) is a man with a golden tongue. But his words are about to cost him. After he lies to Dr. Sinja (Cliff Curtis), the guru connects each of Jack's utterances with a leaf on a magic tree -- with fatal consequences when the last one falls.

Violence B
Sexual Content C+
Profanity D+
Substance Use C

MPAA Rating: PG-13 for sexual situations including dialogue, language and some drug-related humor.

Talk to your kids about…

A Thousand Words

Is the saying “talk is cheap” true in this movie? What does Jack learn about the value of words? How does his experience with Dr. Sinja change the way he communicates? How does power appear to corrupt people?

What is the difference between telling someone you love them and showing them you do?

How does this movie portray women? How does Jack treat his wife? Do you agree with the attempts she makes to win him back?