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Shorts (Shorts: The Adventures of the Wishing Rock) (2009)

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Jimmy Bennett Jimmy Bennett
Toe Thompson
Jake Short Jake Short
Nose Noseworthy
Kat Dennings Kat Dennings
Stacey Thompson
Trevor Gagnon Trevor Gagnon
Devon Gearhart Devon Gearhart
Cole Black
Jolie Vanier Jolie Vanier
Helvetica Black
Leo Howard Leo Howard

Written by
Robert Rodriguez Robert Rodriguez
written by
Álvaro Rodríguez Álvaro Rodríguez
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In Short: Insufferable...

14 years, 3 months ago at Apr 13 14:51
1 vote
"That's it! Say hello to my little friend!"

Beginning with Spy Kids in 2001, Robert Rodriguez has carved out a profitable second career creating children's movies to complement the bloody, violent, adult-themed action flicks he's notorious for making (Desperado, Sin City, From Dusk Till Dawn, etc). And look, it's perfectly understandable that Rodriguez wishes to give his R-rated ins... read more

An average movie

9 years ago at Jul 18 16:56
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Honestly, I wasn't expecting much from this movie but since it was one of the last movies directed by Robert Rodriguez that I haven't seen yet, I thought I might as well check it out. Well, it wasn't really good, I'm afraid. Basically, when it was released, even though it wasn’t a massive flop, it was still barely noticed and the whole thing sure didn't get much love. In fact, it all started m... read more
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Description: “Shorts” is set in the suburb of Black Falls, where all the houses look the same and everyone works for BLACK BOX Unlimited Worldwide Industries Incorporated, whose Mr. Black’s BLACK BOX is the ultimate communication and do-it-all gadget that’s sweeping the nation. Other than keeping his parents employed, however, Mr. Black’s BLACK BOX has done nothing for 11-year-old Toe Thompson, who just wants to make a few friends…until a mysterious rainbow-colored rock falls from the sky, hits him in the head and changes everything. The Rainbow Rock does Mr. Black’s BLACK BOX one better: it grants wishes to anyone who holds it ... (more)
Release date: 7 August 2009
Tags: Fantasy (3), Comedy (2), Jealousy (2), Kids (2), Power (2), Robert Rodriguez (2), Suburban (2), 2000s (2), Kat Dennings (2), Jake Short (1), Staring Contest (1), Falls (1), Jealous (1), Jimmy Bennett (1), Wishing (1), Warner Bros. (1), Wish (1), 2009 (1), Black (1), Children (1)
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