After a young boy's school essay erroneously finds its way into the hands of a Hollywood producer who turns the idea into a hit film, the boy travels to Los Angeles to claim his credit.

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A take on the classic tale 'The Boy Who Cried Wolf', this is the story of a 14-year-old boy named Jason Shephard who lies for the fun of it. He loses an important story assignment entitled 'Big Fat Liar' in movie producer Marty Wolf's limo, which Wolf then turns into a film. When Jason sees a movie preview of his story, he and his best friend Kaylee go to Los Angeles to make Wolf confess to using his story, to clear his name, and to get him out of having to attend summer school. The teen liar then has to match wits with Wolf, who also turns out to be a big liar. Written by Anna <annachan@amazon.com>

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Rated PG for some language | See all certifications »

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$15,000,000 (estimated)

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$11,554,015 (USA) (8 February 2002)

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$201,334 (South Africa) (30 August 2002)
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Andre Rosey Brown's last film appearance. See more »

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The headline in Variety uses the word "Prez" to refer to the new president of the studio. Variety would always use "Prexy", not "Prez". See more »

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Astrid Barker: I'm coming, ok? Keep breathing! Think of a happy place!
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References How the Grinch Stole Christmas (2000) See more »

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Move It Like This
Written by Sam Hollander, David Schommer, Steve Greenberg, Brooke Morrow, Herschel Small,
Colyn Grant, Anthony Flowers, Marvin Prosper, Patrick L. Carey, Jeffrey Chea
Performed by Baha Men
Courtesy of S-Curve Records/Capitol Records
Under license from EMI-Capitol Music Special Markets
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Better than Expected
15 October 2002 | by (Royal Oak, MI) – See all my reviews

When a 14 year old boy has an accident with one of Hollywood's biggest producers, he soon finds that the producer has begun to make a movie off of an English paper story he left in his car. When no one believes the kid he takes his best friend and they go to Hollywood to get the producer to admit that the kid created the story and they are willing to do anything to make sure he admits it. Although this is more for kids it is still a fun comedy for all ages. A good acting job by the young actors. ** out of ****.


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