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Magic in the Water (Full Screen) PG

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Format:  DVD
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DVD Features:

  • Rated: PG
  • Closed captioning available
  • Run Time: 1 hours, 40 minutes
  • Video: Color
  • Released: January 4, 2005
  • Originally Released: 1995
  • Label: Sony Pictures
  • Encoding: Region [unknown]
  • Packaging: Keep Case
  • Aspect Ratio: Full Frame - 1.33
  • Audio:
    • Dolby Stereo - English

Performers, Cast and Crew:

Performer: , &
Directed by

Memorable Quotes and Dialog:

"Quit your whining! Get a life!"
  - Dr. Jack Black (MARK HARMON) to a caller on his radio program

Entertainment Reviews:


Total Count: 24


User Ratings: 2,967
Rating: 1.5/4 -- If Magic in the Water had been written smarter, both children and adults would have enjoyed it more. Full Review
Chicago Tribune
May 5, 2014
A formulaic (think Free Willy meets Loch Ness) but pleasant enough family film. Full Review
May 5, 2014
A film likely to delight only the youngest moviegoers. Full Review
Boxoffice Magazine
Jun 5, 2002
...[There] are some very good performances by Mark Harmon and by Joshua Jackson and Sarah Wayne...
Los Angeles Times
Aug 30, 1995
On the minus side are a heavy-handed dose of political correctness and a needless flight into dubious whimsy in an already fanciful situation. Full Review
Los Angeles Times
May 5, 2014
Rating: 3/5 -- The result is a slice of delightful escapism that will enchant children and entertain parents as well. Full Review
Radio Times
May 5, 2014
Rating: 1/4 -- Orky is very concerned with the environment and can repair relationships between parents and children. But Orky cannot save this movie. Full Review
New York Daily News
May 5, 2014

Product Description:

A troubled family gets a second chance when a mythical lake monster with a weakness for Oreo cookies befriends their lonely young daughter. Winner of the Award of Merit from the Academy of Family Films and Family Television.

Plot Synopsis:

When his ex-wife complains that he doesn't spend enough time with his family, radio psychiatrist Dr. Jack Black decides to take his children on holiday. They go to Glenorky, a Canadian resort with a special feature -- according to local legend, a creature named Orky lives in its lake. Jack's unhappy daughter Ashley becomes friendly with the monster who offers her some respite from her troubles. Then Jack gets a bump on the head, and he's instantly transformed into a kinder, sweeter dad. Could he be possessed by the spirit of Orky'


Production Notes:

  • The film won Canadian Genie Awards for Best Cinematography (Thomas Burstyn) and Best Overall Sound (Kelly Cole, Dean Giammarco, Michael McGee and Paul Sharpe).
  • Shot on location in British Columbia.
  • Co-produced by Pacific Motion Pictures (Canada) and Oxford Film Company.
  • Additional cast: Adrien Dorvall, Thomas Cavanaugh, Garrett Bennett and Brian Finney.
  • Additional crew: Anke Bakker (sound), Kelly Cole (sound), Dean Giammarco (sound), Michael McGee (sound), Paul Sharpe (sound) and Jack Hardy (assistant director).

Product Info

  • Sales Rank: 51,724
  • UPC: 043396094383
  • Shipping Weight: 0.25/lbs (approx)
  • International Shipping: 1 item

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