Overall Rank: 7305
Average Rating: 2.5/4
# of Ratings: 34
Theatrical Release Date: 09/07/2012
Blu-ray/DVD Release Date: 12/24/2012
Genre: Drama, Thriller
MPAA Rating: PG-13
Director: Brian Klugman, Lee Sternthal
Actors: Olivia Wilde, Bradley Cooper, Zoe Saldana, Jeremy Irons, Dennis Quaid, Ben Barnes
Plot: A man takes credit for the long-lost work of another but the ripples it creates has a devastating effect on his life. -- Chris Kavan
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Rod - wrote on 08/31/2014
I like this movie! A story behind the story within a story. I just wish the story could have been more complex. But overall, it was a decent with "safe" plot development film.
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trophywife - wrote on 09/13/2012
You know those Russian nesting dolls? The ones that sit inside of each other and get smaller and smaller? Well, “The Words” is kind of like that, only less enjoyable.
THE GOOD: The idea behind this movie is frankly a very good one: Rory Jansen (played by “Sexiest Man Alive” Bradley Cooper) is a struggling would-be author, whose works of fiction are continually rejected by a long line of publishers. After taking out yet another loan from his father for he and his bride Dora (Zoe Saldana) to survive, Rory stumbles across an old manuscript inside a tattered second hand briefcase, and the moral dilemma begins; what would happen if he retyped this magnificent literary masterpiece and claimed it as his own? Well, fame and fortune, apparently – but also that pesky little …
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