The Secret of the Magic Gourd

Synopsis: The Secret of the Magic Gourd follows the wondrous adventures of a young schoolboy named Wang Bao. When Wang Bao discovers a magical gourd that can instantly grant his every wish, the awkward child suddenly becomes a hero amongst his curious classmates. When the gourd proves more of a burden than a blessing and the boy decides to get rid of it, he quickly discovers that's easier said than done.
Genre: Drama, Family
Director(s): Frankie Chung
Production: Buena Vista International
  1 win & 1 nomination.
 
IMDB:
5.3
G
Year:
2007
84 min
Website
485 Views


WO MAN ON RAD/O:
M/ss/on Control,

phase one /s complete.

MAN ON RAD/O:
Aff/rmat/ve, Alpha

Stat/on. Prepar/ng for phase two.

Roger.

(BEEPING )

What in the...

Can you see this, Mission ControI?

We're hit! ControI, come in.

(ALARM BLARING )

Control, come /n.

We're tak/ng damage.

Repeat. We are taking damage.

All controls are down.

This is an emergency.

Requesting immediate evacuation.

MAN:
Hold t/ght, Alpha One.

We have rescue support launch/ng

/n three, two, one.

AIpha Station, this is GeneraI Ray Bao.

Just hang on, pIease.

/ am here to save you.

Expand/ng the rescue shaft.

Once locked, /mmed/ately transfer

to my shuttle.

AUTO MA TED FEMALE VO/CE: Alert.

Alert. Term/nat/on /n 1 5 seconds.

N/ne, e/ght, seven, s/x,

f/ve, four, three, two, one.

RA YMOND:
M/ss/on accompl/shed.

We are making our way home.

(ALL CHEERING )

(CROWD CHEERING )

GeneraI Bao, that was outstanding.

(CAMERAS CLICKING )

NANA:
Raymond.

Raymond.

Raymond.

Can you describe what it was Iike?

(NANA EX CLAIMING )

Excuse me, is that you, Ray?

-What's with these cIothes?

-Nana, what eIse for an astronaut?

Raymond, hey!

NANA:
For goodness' sakes.

(SOPHIE GIGGLES )

Raymond, wake up.

-Hey, you sIept in again.

-Raymond, get up!

-Get up!

-Huh?

Ray, don't you remember?

Mommy's going on her trip

and she's Ieaving now.

Oh, no!

NANA:
Let's go.

SOPHIE:
Raymond, hurry,

you're going to miss Mommy.

(PANTING )

Mom! Wait!

-Bye-bye.

-Bye!

-Have a good trip.

-I'II miss you, Mommy.

Hey, Mr. SIeepyhead, you haven't

cIipped your naiIs in two weeks.

I'II do it when I get home.

Mom!

SAND Y:
HoId on.

-Mom.

-Hmm?

I'm sorry I sIept in.

WeII, I'm just gIad you caught us.

RAYMOND:
Me, too.

-You Iisten to Nana. Okay?

-Mmm-hmm.

Raymond, you're Iate.

Your schooI won't wait.

Okay, Dad.

-You be good, aII right?

-Mmm-hmm.

-See you.

-Bye, Mom.

-Hey!

-Hi, Dan. Hey, John. How's it going?

-Good.

-Hey, everyone.

-Hi, Sean.

-What did you guys do Iast night?

-I just watched TV.

-I didn't do nothing.

Yeah, me, too.

My dad and I went

to the game Iast night.

-Whoa!

-No way!

It was awesome. Yao Ming scored

in the third to win by...

-Hey, guys!

-Hi, Ray.

Hey, Raymond.

Hey, Dan, I had this

crazy dream Iast night.

-Oh, you're aIways dreaming, Ray.

-Again?

-Hey, were you fIying again?

-Yeah, I was in a spaceship...

Raymond, didn't you study your math?

Huh?

-For the test.

-What test?

(ALL EX CLAIMING )

-Oh, not again.

-You've got to be kidding.

You're gonna ruin it for aII of us.

Ray, what if she caIIs on you?

Miss Lee won't caII me.

She never caIIs me up. It'II be fine.

GIRL:
It's my turn.

(GIRLS CHATTERING )

Raymond, it's your turn.

Let's see what the answer is.

(CHILDREN WHISPERING )

GIRL:
Oh, I know, he didn't study.

BO Y:
I can't beIieve it.

He's gonna faiI.

Come on, now.

Didn't you study Iast night?

Susie Fong.

Did your group study your math?

WeII, Raymond's mom was Ieaving,

so he said that he wouId

study on his own.

Miss Lee, Raymond aIways

hates doing his math.

-He says the numbers make him dizzy.

-Raymond reaIIy Iikes fishing.

But I don't think I've ever seen him

catch anything.

(LAUGHING )

Okay, cIass.

You are aII very smart,

Raymond incIuded.

And I think you can each see

what happens when you don't study

Iike you shouId.

Isn't that right, Raymond?

Mmm-hmm.

We can aII Iearn something here,

and that is that when you work hard,

better is your IeveI of satisfaction.

It's a fact. You sow, you reap.

Okay, now, when it comes to good

grades in schooI, you have to study.

-WiII you promise?

-ALL:
Yes.

-BO Y 1 :
I wonder what I got.

-BO Y 2:
Hey, I can't see.

BO Y 3:
I got five stars!

Not bad, I did better than I thought.

BO Y 4:
At Ieast I'm happy

with my score, I guess.

BO Y 5:
Oh, weII, but what did you get?

BO Y 3:
Raymond onIy has one star.

-Four stars isn't bad.

-I did okay.

That stinks.

BIew it for our team grade again.

Man, you're right!

-What's up, guys?

-Take a Iook for yourseIf.

Thanks a Iot, Raymond.

Hmm?

Raymond, that's sad.

It's stiII something.

At Ieast I have one star.

SUSIE:
Why isn't Raymond here yet?

DAN:
Yeah, what's with him IateIy?

SEAN:
Oh, here he is.

SUSIE:
Hi, Raymond.

Hey, check out this spaceship

I designed.

You can pIay Ping-Pong here, and...

Oh, here you can put a teIescope.

And Iook, here is the main controI deck.

-You're crazy.

-Raymond...

-What?

-We can't get this thing to fIy.

DAN:
Yeah, what are you, kidding?

It wouId be impossibIe

to buiId it with these pIans.

WeII, what do you know? I can finish it,

with or without any of your heIp.

Oh, yeah, we can aII go fIying off

in your spaceship.

(ALL LAUGHING )

Oh, thanks, John.

Teasing me, picking on aII my work.

JOHN:
Oh, come on. I was just joking.

SUSIE:
Raymond,

where are you going?

Hey, Iook out!

(CRASHING )

-Now, you've done it.

-Oh, no!

BO Y:
Way to go!

(ALL GRUMBLING )

Now Iook what you've done.

Raymond,

what are we going to do now?

-It's ruined.

-You're messing everything up.

WeII... WeII, it's not Iike I meant to. Huh!

Raymond... Raymond!

Nice friends they are, making fun of me.

I'II turn things around.

SOPHIE:
So, can the Magic Gourd

give me anything I want?

NANA:
Of course he can.

Can he give me one of those doIIies

that goes, ''Wah, wah!''

(LAUGHING ) AbsoIuteIy.

You can ask for 1 OO doIIies

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