Jason thought his inheritance was going to be the gift of money and lots of it. Was he ever in for a big surprise. Based on the best-selling book "The Ultimate Gift" by Jim Stovall, the story sends trust fund baby Jason Stevens on an improbable journey of discovery, having to answer the ultimate question: "What is the relationship between wealth and happiness?" Jason had a very simple relationship with his impossibly wealthy Grandfather, Howard "Red" Stevens. He hated him. No heart-to-heart talks, no warm fuzzies, just cold hard cash. So of course he figured that when Red died, the whole "reading of the will" thing would be another simple cash transaction, that his Grandfather's money would allow him to continue living in the lifestyle to which he had become accustomed. But what Red left him was anything but simple. Red instead devised a plan for Jason to experience a crash course on life. Twelve tasks, which Red calls "gifts," each challenging Jason in an improbable way, the ...
Sajbel, Michael O.
A life experience becomes a gift.
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9 March 2007 (USA)
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Also Known As:
12 podmienok dedicstva
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Opening Weekend USA: $1,241,079,
11 March 2007, Wide Release
Gross USA: $3,438,735
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Aspect Ratio: 1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?
One of the five production companies credited for this film is Stanford Financial Group, the holding company for convicted Ponzi schemer Allen Stanford
. This was one of only two known films ever credited to Stanford Financial Group (the other was The Perfect Game
(2009)), which was liquidated by the US Government in an effort to partially refund bilked investors. See more
At the Thanksgiving dinner, after Ruth rolls her eyes and the camera angle changes, Ruth is just finishing a sip of wine when she was not previously doing so in the previous angle. See more
So, you have a bet with a dead guy?
Referenced in The Hour: In Pakistan
Written by Jon Foreman
and Daniel Victor
Performed by Switchfoot
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