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Shortcut to Happiness (2003)

PG-13
106 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy

A down-and-out writer sells his soul to the devil in exchange for fame and fortune.
Director
Alec Baldwin (as Harry Kirkpatrick)
Writers
Stephen Vincent Benet (story "The Devil and Daniel Webster") | Archibald Macleish (play "Scratch") | Peter Dexter (screen story) (as Pete Dexter) (screenplay) (as Pete Dexter) | Bill Condon (screenplay) | Nancy Cassaro (screenplay)
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$ 25,000,000
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Release date
Apr 23, 2004 (United States)

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5.6 / 10 | 4,424 votes