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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.
Why Is A Thousand Words Rated PG-13?
A Thousand Words is rated PG-13 for sexual situations including dialogue, language and some drug-related humor.
Here is additional information on sex, violence and profanity in A Thousand Words...
Violence: A man lies on numerous occasions. A character suffers injuries, some of which involve blood. A man is hit in the head with a flying toy. Characters wrestle and one man is knocked to the ground. A man punches another character in the head and knocks him out. A man falls off a ladder.
Sexual Content: A male prostitute makes suggestive overtures. A homosexual couple joins other dads in a children’s playgroup. A woman dresses provocatively in order to get her husband’s attention. Characters discuss all the places they have had sexual encounters. Sexual dialogue and innuendo is pervasive throughout.
Language: Frequent profanities, terms of Deity and crass anatomical terms are used along with a strong sexual expletive and a crude hand gesture.
Alcohol / Drug Use: Characters drink at a party and at home. A character walks around with a drink. A man drinks to excess and becomes drunk. References are made to illegal drugs and a character appears to be high on drugs.
Home Video Viewing Alternatives
Here are some ideas for home video titles that are related to A Thousand Words.
Another character toys with falsehoods in The Invention of Lying.. A cursed prince has to break the spell cast on him before the petals fall from an enchanted rose in Beauty and The Beast. And an unsuspecting businessman finds his future tied to magic plant in Jack and the Bean Stalk: The Real Story.
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Canadian Home Video Rating: PG
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Details on home video releases of A Thousand Words...
A Thousand Word releases to home video on June 26, 2012, in either a DVD (+UltraViolet) or Blu-ray (+UltraViolet) package.