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Imagine That (2009)

PG | | 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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Karey Kirkpatrick
1 win & 2 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Eddie Murphy ... Evan Danielson
Thomas Haden Church ... Johnny Whitefeather
Yara Shahidi ... Olivia Danielson
Ronny Cox ... Tom Stevens
Stephen Rannazzisi ... Noah Kulick
Nicole Ari Parker ... Trish
DeRay Davis ... John Strother
Vanessa Williams ... Lori Strother
Martin Sheen ... Dante D'Enzo
Lauren Weedman ... Rose
Timm Sharp ... Tod
Daniel Polo ... Indigo
Stephen Root ... Fred Franklin
Richard Schiff ... Carl Simons
Marin Hinkle ... Ms. Davis
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Storyline

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

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

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


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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Details

Country:

USA | Germany

Language:

English

Release Date:

12 June 2009 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Me & Olivia See more »

Filming Locations:

Denver, Colorado, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$55,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$5,503,519, 14 June 2009

Gross USA:

$16,123,323

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$22,985,194
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Company Credits

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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

SDDS | Dolby Digital | DTS

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

The third time Eddie Murphy and Ronny Cox worked together following Beverly Hills Cop (1984) and Beverly Hills Cop II (1987). See more »

Goofs

In the big meeting with D'Enzo, he states (referring to Johnny Whitefeather) "And your great-grandfather was one-half Navaho. So what would that make you? One-thirty-second?" This is factually wrong. If his great-grandfather was half Navaho, then he would be 1/16th Navaho (his grandfather would be 1/4 and his father would be 1/8th). Martin Sheen either read the line wrong and it should have been "great great-grandfather", or it was simply written wrong. See more »

Quotes

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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Connections

References The Lion King (1994) See more »

Soundtracks

Nowhere Man
Written by John Lennon & Paul McCartney
Performed by Landon Pigg
Produced by Wayne Kirkpatrick
Landon Pigg performs courtesy of RCA Records by arrangement with SonyBMG Music Entertainment
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Enjoyable and quite funny
1 March 2010 | by zoil16See all my reviews

I was pleasantly surprised with this funny flick. I was in the mood for a fun family film, and this delivered. If you don't expect an academy award winner, then you should find this movie very entertaining. Eddie Murphy really puts in a highly energized performance and so does Hayden Church. Watching these two duke it out in their financial meetings is pure comic gold. Best part has to be when Murphy goes through his stock pick notes that have been doodled on my his daughter - "this stock is gonna drop its pants because they have a poopy diaper...........". This movie makes me want to go find an imaginary person and become friends with them.

Awesome.


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