PG-13 | | Comedy, Drama
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 he speaks.
The film was then scheduled for a January 2012 release. When Eddie Murphy was announced as the host of the 2012 Oscars (he later stepped down), the release date was pushed to March 23, 2012, then April 20, 2012 before being moves to March 9, 2012.
My name is Jack McCall. If you can hear me, what you're listening to is not the sound of my voice. It's the sound of my inner voice, the one inside my head. I'd like to talk to you, but I can't. Because if I say just one more sentence out loud... ...
When Jack shows Aaron his situation with the tree, he dismisses it as a coincidence, and Jack responds, "It's not a coincidence, you idiot!" Jack said six words, but the tree lost five leaves.
$6,176,280 11 March 2012
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