The Magic of Belle Isle

Synopsis: Monty Wildhorn, an alcoholic novelist of Westerns, has lost his drive. His nephew pushes him to summer in quiet Belle Isle. He begrudgingly befriends a newly single mom and her 3 girls who help him find the inspiration to write again.
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Director(s): Rob Reiner
Production: Magnolia Pictures
  1 nomination.
 
IMDB:
7.0
Metacritic:
46
Rotten Tomatoes:
30%
PG
Year:
2012
109 min
$66,433
Website
130 Views

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Well, it's been

Building up inside of me for

Oh, I don't know how long

I don't know why

But I keep thinking something's bound

To go wrong

But she looks in my eyes

And makes me realize

When she says

Don't worry, baby

Everything will turn out all right

Don't worry, baby

I guess I should've

kept my mouth shut

When I started

to brag about my car

But I can't back down now

Because I pushed

the other guys too far

She makes me come alive

And makes me wanna drive,

when she says

Don't worry, baby

Everything will turn out all right

Don't worry, baby

Everything will turn out all right...

What is all that crap

on the windshield?

It's ash from the fire.

This is where you're bringing me?

It's rent-free.

Before or after it burns down?

There's nothing to worry about.

The fire's way

on the other side of the lake.

I need a drink.

That's Al Kaiser.

There's Don Burke.

He lives here full-time.

Could use a little more lift

in that jump shot.

Girls, go in the house.

Fill up all the pots with water

and bring it on the front porch.

We're on it!

It's essential we remain

calm in a crisis.

I'd hardly call it a crisis, Mother.

This house has been

in my family for 83 years,

and it's not gonna burn up on my watch.

It can burn up on my watch.

Hey, it's not that often that you see

a beautiful woman on the roof.

Not nearly enough.

Mom loves this stuff.

So do I.

You're both crazy.

Mother!

If my phone's ruined, you're dead!

Mama!

Finny throwed water on Willow.

Girls, I don't want you

to play with the water.

All right.

This is it.

Does it have indoor plumbing?

It's a nice place.

Dog Dave wanted to sell it,

but I convinced him

to wait a couple months.

"Dog

Yeah, he used to have four dogs.

There's only one left,

but the name stuck.

Anyway, he said you could stay here

for the summer.

My good fortune.

Come on, Uncle Monte.

It'll be good for you.

You can spend

the whole summer relaxing,

taking in the beauty.

Nothing to do except

for look after the dog.

Make that nothing to do.

Well, he'll come back

when he's hungry.

Hopefully not.

My mother has the blazing

inferno under control.

It's okay to stand down, Mrs. O'Neil.

The fire's been contained.

Thanks for your cooperation, as always.

Thank you, Captain.

Finnegan throwed water on Willow.

Well, I'm sure she'll be

a good firefighter someday.

Just leave it there.

I can do it myself.

Don't need any help.

Nice to see

you're keeping your spirits up.

Here's your donut.

Is that all right?

Yeah, I got it.

Girls. It's not polite to stare.

Why don't we go in

and have some lunch, okay? Come on.

You wanna try it out?

I need a drink.

I'll get the typewriter.

Toss it in the garbage.

This might be

a good place to write.

She's a black-hearted whore,

and I'm done with her.

Aaah!

What's he yelling at?

Life.

All righty.

Just in case.

You want me to write?

I'll write.

Well, it's a start.

Here.

What, does this establishment

not provide its patrons with a proper glass?

Why bother?

If I start drinking straight out of the bottle,

young Henry,

I will have most assuredly surrendered

the last vestige of propriety

remaining in my life.

And I shall, by all accounts,

consider myself a lost cause.

Well, God knows we don't want that.

I stocked the pantry for the summer,

and there's plenty of Hungry-Man dinners

in the freezer.

Here.

You can use this if you need to.

Dog Dave left a note on the fridge

about when

you're supposed to feed Ringo.

And who is Ringo?

That's the dog.

What kind of name is that for a dog?

Well, it was John, Paul,

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