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Magic in the Water (1995)

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Radio psychologist Jack Black takes his children Joshua and Ashley on a 'vacation' to a lake in British Columbia. While he grinds away at work the children discover that the famous local ... See full summary »

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Radio psychologist Jack Black takes his children Joshua and Ashley on a 'vacation' to a lake in British Columbia. While he grinds away at work the children discover that the famous local lake monster "Orky" may not be just a gimmick to attract tourists after all. In fact, Orky may enable them to get closer to their workaholic dad, and help stop local polluters who are dumping toxic waste into Orky's home. Written by Ron Kerrigan <mvg@whidbey.com>

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In a small town, on a peaceful lake, a mythical creature is about to surface.


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Rated PG for language and moments of peril | See all certifications »

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$2,643,346 (USA)
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Early in the movie Ashley is wearing an over-sized powderkegblue (UCLA) football jersey #7. Mark Harmon was the starting UCLA Quarterback - he wore #7. See more »

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When Uncle Kipper is showing Joshua and Ashley the totem pole, the camera is pointed down on the characters. As the camera pans lower, a crew member's foot is visible at the bottom of the screen. See more »

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Joshua: Isn't it time we did that father-son bonding thing or somethin'?
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Orky as Himself [Orky is the sea monster] See more »

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Das Rheingold (Entrance of the Gods Into Valhalla)
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Performed by CSR Symphony Orchestra (Bratislava)
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Wonderful movie!
30 September 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I saw this on showtime this AM & I loved it! Mark Harmon is adorable in this and the children are delightful. I cant think of anything bad about this movie. Ignore any negative comments u happen to read. Any one who doesn't enjoy this movie is just too picky, cynical or thinks they are a movie critic. Its the story of a father, caught up in his work, takes his children on a trip that ends up being a magical experience for all! Great for all members of the family! I was quite taken with the scenery and where it was filmed! Beautiful! If u missed this movie the first time, don't hesitate to enjoy this movie with your family! I cant wait to purchase this movie for my family movie library! Without giving too much away, in a way, the movie reminds me of the song Puff the Magic Dragon!


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