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The Ultimate Gift

From busy beaver distributors FoxFaith comes another Truly Moving Picture. Instead of leaving his spoiled grandson Jason (Drew Fuller, "Charmed") a bunch of money, rich dead dude James Garner bequeaths a series of "tasks" in his will, each designed to impart a crash course in Life (working at a cattle ranch, living as a homeless man, giving away money). Abigail Breslin (Little Miss Sunshine) shows up as a cutesy-poo cancer patient who explains how God hand-paints all the pretty butterflies in the world. In the end, our protagonist learns ... wait for it ... money doesn't equal happiness! The film means well, but its naive concept of good and bad and its blatantly obvious moralizing are appropriate only for audiences who read "Love Is ..." every day in the newspaper. 114 minutes PG.