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Larger Than Life (1996)

A motivational speaker discovers that the inheritance his father left for him is in the form of an elephant.

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Cast

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Event Coordinator
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Richard Alan Baker ...
Richie
Richie Allan ...
Man in Audience
Kimberly Thornton ...
Pyramid Woman
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Mom
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Celeste
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Walter
Alex Neiwerth ...
Matthew
Alfa-Betty Olsen ...
Party Guest
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Receptionist
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Trowbridge Bowers
Tai ...
Vera
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Cop
Jeannine Hutchings ...
Outraged Woman
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Storyline

Motovational Speaker Jack Corcoran is determined to get his career off the ground, but the biggest gigs he can get are the ones nobody wants. Then one day, he receives a telegram that his circus clown father has passed away, and has left a "huge" inheritance. When he gets there, he finds that his inheritance has come in the form of a elephant that was his father's pride and joy in circus acts. His main intention is to sell the pacaderm off. Jack must choose between loud and rude zookeeper Mo or attractive animal show owner Terry. As the two trek through the country Jack and the elephant develop a bond, and it changes his approach on life for the better. Written by Pat McCurry <ccgrad97@aol.com>

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He's got 5 days to go coast-to-coast. (There's just one BIG problem.)

Genres:

Comedy | Family

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG for mild language | See all certifications »
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Release Date:

1 November 1996 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Large as Life  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$30,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$3,779,504 (USA) (1 November 1996)

Gross:

$8,289,972 (USA) (13 December 1996)
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Trivia

The airport scene was filmed I. Location in San Joe, CA ( SJC) . See more »

Goofs

As they are walking across the desert, there are multiple sets of elephant tracks in the sand, then on the far shot tracks in the sand from the camera crew. See more »

Quotes

Jack Corcoran: You know, they say an elephant never forgets. But what they don't tell you is that you never forget an elephant.
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Connections

References The Magnificent Seven (1960) See more »

Soundtracks

Everybody Loves a Train
Written by David Hidalgo and Louis Perez
Performed by Los Lobos
Courtesy of Warner Bros. Records Inc.
By Arrangement with Warner Special Products
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Funny as heck.
13 December 2001 | by (Indianapolis, IN) – See all my reviews

Bill Murray is a comedic genius. His demeanor is hilarious. He is the driving force of this movie. Even though this movie is meant for kids, I enjoyed it thoroughly. I wish they would release it on DVD, but Disney is funny about what they put out on DVD. If you enjoy a good guffaw, watch this movie.


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