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Imagine That (2009)

 -  Comedy | Drama | Family  -  12 June 2009 (USA)
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A financial executive who can't stop his career downspiral is invited into his daughter's imaginary world, where solutions to his problems await.

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A financial executive who can't stop his career downspiral is invited into his daughter's imaginary world, where solutions to his problems await.

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What if your daughter's imagination... Was the secret to your success?


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Rated PG for some mild language and brief questionable behavior | See all certifications »

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12 June 2009 (USA)  »

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Me & Olivia  »

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Budget:

$55,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$5,503,519 (USA) (12 June 2009)

Gross:

$16,088,610 (USA) (14 August 2009)
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This is one of three family-friendly films released by Paramount Pictures that star Thomas Haden Church, after Over the Hedge (2006) and Charlotte's Web (2006). Incidentally, Church became famous playing Lowell Mather on the Paramount-produced TV series Wings (1990). See more »

Goofs

When Evan is driving to Olivia's recital, the door lock can be seen moving into the lock position. The auto lock feature engages at 9 mph. Evan had been driving for some time, therefore, the lock should have already been in the down position. See more »

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Tod: Mr. E, I talked to the lawyer guy upstairs and he confirmed my hunch, uh, about the whole stabbing of Mr. Whitefeather thing. It's a definite no can do from a legal standpoint.
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References The Lion King (1994) See more »

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Sakura
Traditional, arranged by Shirley W. McRae
Performed by Paulist Choristers of California
Soloist: Erina Szeto
Choir conducted by Luke McEndarfer
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Best Eddie Murphy Film for years
10 October 2009 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

Yes eddie Murphy's Film Career has been on a bit of a downward spiral and with the exception of the Shrek films it would have gone down the toilet a lot quicker but this is just a feel good fun film.

The movie does not aim to be something special just when the end credits role it makes you feel good. Thomas Haden Church's character is just mental and he pulls it off really well with a crazy performance. There are some real gem scenes in the movie, hilarious when eddie murphy and his daughter have to say grace but i wont spoil it.

On the whole this was just a fun movie to watch and enjoy and makes you realise how great it is to have children in your life just when you are wondering why you had children !!!


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