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The Ultimate Life (2013)

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A billionaire with questionable priorities re-examines his life after discovering his grandfather's journal.


Michael Landon Jr.


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Cast overview, first billed only:
Logan Bartholomew ... Jason Stevens
Ali Hillis ... Alexia Drummond
Lee Meriwether ... Miss Hastings
Bill Cobbs ... Mr. Theophilus Hamilton
Austin James ... Young Red Stevens
Jack DePew ... Young Gus
Peter Fonda ... Jacob Early
Abigail Mavity ... Young Hanna
Drew Waters ... Red Stevens
Bechir Sylvain ... Young Hamilton
Elizabeth Ann Bennett ... Hanna Stevens
Dane Northcutt ... Gus Caldwell
James Adduci James Adduci ... Roughneck (as James 'JR' Adduci)
Joshua Brady ... Jay Stevens
Linda Britt Linda Britt ... Executive Secretary


Jason Stevens survived the journey his grandfather Red Stevens sent him through for "the Ultimate Gift". Now...That gift which includes managing a Billion dollar foundation is being challenged by his own family. In a courtroom battle...his assets are seized...his love interest with Alexia gets complicated...Jason could lose it all...He is now on a quest to discover what it truly means to fulfill his destiny...And Live. Written by Anonymous

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis


Some things are worth more than money.


Drama | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG for a brief battle scene and mild thematic elements | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

6 September 2013 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Bezcenny dar See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA See more »


Box Office


$3,100,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$659,912, 6 September 2013, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$1,326,059, 4 October 2013
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Did You Know?


When Alexia steps out of the limousine, the limo driver that is holding the door open for her is the author, Jim Stovall, who wrote "The Ultimate Gift" and helped write "The Ultimate Life." See more »


Waiting at the airport, he has written "I am a billionaire" on a page hand dated December 26, 1968, just before he is called to the phone to hear that Hamilton has been in a car accident. When he gets to the hospital room seeing Hamilton in a coma, he pulls out his journal and opens it to the page he had been writing at the airport, and now it shows as "I'm a billionaire" and the date on the page reads "December 28th 1968." Then, he flips between previous pages in his journal, and then back to the page he is writing on again, and now it shows "I am a billionaire," but the date is out of the frame, then in the next frame it shows "I am a billionaire," but the date written is "December 26th, 1968". See more »


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Would definitely watch again!
8 July 2015 | by sanna-febinSee all my reviews

It's probably not something that would blast the box office open, but its a notch above others that I've seen. It's definitely worth watching. I enjoyed this movie enough to write a review because:

1) It's totally CLEAN. Absolutely nothing lewd or inappropriate. I would watch a movie for this alone, given how rare it is. 2) Plenty of amazing looking guys, yum. :) 3) A positive, not overly cheesy, message. At first, I was worried it was gonna be one of those dogmatic, preachy, "Christian" films or something... 4) The film leaves a "feel good" feeling that stays with you. 5) It's good enough to watch again, with family or friends. Nothing too scary for the young kiddos. 6) Pretty decent, interesting storyline and plot, definitely wasn't bored watching it and rooted for the characters the whole way. 7) Has a good, satisfying ending, and not depressing. I hate movies where you feel bittersweet and left hanging at the end. 8) Was really beautifully shot for an "average" movie. Wait, maybe the movie wasn't so average, after all, haha.

You won't regret watching this, unless you're just not into sweet romantic, inspirational, rated PG family films. :)

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