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(2002)

Plot Summary

  • 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>
  • 14-year-old Jason Shephard has one problem. He finds it very hard to tell the truth, which is slowly starting to lose the trust of his father. He is ordered to repeat the grade during the summer if he is unable to get his essay in. When he is knocked off a bike by movie producer Marty Wolf, he accidentally gets his essay mixed in with Marty's papers, leaving his story, 'Big Fat Liar', behind. Sitting in the cinema, he makes a huge discovery during the previews. Marty has made a movie based on his essay. Now Jason, along with his best friend, Kaylee, set off to Los Angeles to retrieve his paper and earn his dad's trust.

    - Written by FilmFanUK
  • 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.

    - Written by Anonymous

Synopsis

Jason Shepherd (Frankie Muniz), a 14-year old living in the fictional town of Greenbury, Michigan, is an incorrigible liar and a con artist...

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