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Jack and the Beanstalk (2009)

Jack goes up the beanstalk to rescue a little girl who has been transformed into a harp.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
... Jack
... Damsel in Distress / Jillian (as Chloe Grace Moretz)
... Headmaster
... Rapunzel
... Prince Charming (as Billy Unger)
Emily Rose Everhard ... Red Riding Hood (as Emily Everhard)
... Sleeping Beauty
Victoria Atilano ... Ugly Step Sister
Atalaya Atilano ... Mean Step Sister
Anthony Skillman ... Hansel
... Gretel
... Mayor Lichfield
... Broker / Booker / Lancelot Squarejaw
... Jack's Mother
... Grayson
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A fairy tale character who is about to flunk out of fairy tale school, Jack must perform a heroic deed by Monday or fail miserably, just like his father before him. Anxious to make good, Jack sells his C.O.W. (Computer of Wonder) for a handful of magic beans and a mysterious book that records his adventures as he's having them. Accompanied by his sidekick Grayson -- a goose who ate a bean and underwent an amazing transformation -- Jack climbs the magic beanstalk to recover the fabled Harp of Destiny from the evil Giant who lives in the sky. Helping Jack on his perilous quest is the spunky Jillian, a fearless young girl whom Jack meets on his journey -- and who just may have a hidden agenda... Written by anonymous

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Az égig érő paszuly  »

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(At around one hour and two minutes) One of the lumberjacks (played by Director Gary J. Tunnicliffe) expresses a wish to be a pet shop owner instead. This is a reference to a famous Monty Python sketch, where the reverse situation is the case. See more »

Goofs

In the pillow-fight scene, the stunt double for Jillian (Chloe Moretz) receives several close-ups where the face is clearly seen to be Asian. See more »

Quotes

Nervous Lumberjack: I never wanted to be a lumberjack anyway. I always wanted to do something different with my life.
Mayor Lichfield: Well, what did you want to be?
Nervous Lumberjack: I always wanted to be...
Mayor Lichfield: What? What?
Nervous Lumberjack: I always wanted to be...
Mayor Lichfield: Say it, man!
Nervous Lumberjack: A pet store owner.
Mayor Lichfield: What?
Nervous Lumberjack: Yes. Huggable dogs, hamsters, little rabbits, a Norwegian Blue Parrot.
Crowd at Lumberjack Rally: A Norwegian Blue Parrot? Got beautiful plumage!
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Crazy Credits

At the end of the credits, Dobbytok wakes up to find nobody's there he looks at the gold coins and decides to take over the castle. See more »

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Version of Giantland (1933) See more »

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Not that bad. Give it a chance.
9 July 2010 | by See all my reviews

Truthfully, this movie made me feel like I was 12 again watching classics such as Dark Crystal or The Never Ending Story. It even had some Terry Gilliam mixed in which, I enjoyed. I am also a huge fan of the story, Jack and the Beanstalk. I like seeing movies that get the kids involved, climbing on the couch which, is the beanstalk at home. We all had fun with the film.

It was nice to see Chevy Chase doing what he does best again.

I'm not saying it's going to be a classic but it was certainly better than I expected. The director Gary J. Tunnicliffe did a good job trying to make an old fashion feeling kids film.

For this being Collin Fords (who plays Jack) first film, he did a great job and really enjoyed him.

Give it a chance. I agree to the kids will like it more than adults.


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