In this sublime romantic film, the great film director Martin Brest presents with absolute creativity scenic the movie Meet Joe Black, a film that takes you to touch the sky and leave you sighing with death. As a masterpiece, Meet Joe Black is a film full of warmth and passion, where even death falls in the arms of love. In the lead role of Joe Black, Brad Pitt plays Death in the body of a young man who has just died in an accident hit. Death is looking for the perfect person to learn to live and feel life, and that person is Bill, a billionaire whom the very first actor Anthony Hopkins gives life.
It all starts at a coffee shop, where because of fate, Susan, Bill's daughter, meets a handsome young man and falls deeply in love with him. At parting the boy gets hit in car accident but Susan never learns. The shadow of death comes in search of someone and takes form in the body of the young man, only to begin the process of departure of the sick Bill, who begins to hear mysterious voices and recognizes that death is near.
Among the plans of the 65th birthday of Bill and a major business deal, Bill unsuccessfully tries to ignore the mysterious voice, until the voice materializes into a handsome young man in front of him. Death lets him know that after being eternally bored has found someone to awaken interest and admiration.
The way Bill live life, his philosophy and wisdom have made even death grant him life. Bill will be the guide of death in Joe's process of learning from now henceforth in exchange for a few more days on Earth, so Joe will remain constantly beside Bill as a guest in the house.
Susan is a doctor of internal medicine who is engaged to Drew, a shareholder on Bill's company, but somehow Bill does not feel that this relationship is good for her and tells her to wait because lightning could strike. What Bill never imagined is that Susan would fall for Joe, for her, is the same young man she fell in love that fateful morning but now Joe Black is death. In an attempt to defy death, Joe falls intensely in love with Susan, arousing feelings that and sensations of pleasure unrelated to death. Joe wants to live to love and love passionately. Maybe lightning could strike.