Bruce Almighty

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"If you could be God for one week, what would you do?"
  • PG-13
  • 2003
  • 1 hr 41 min
  • 6.8  (429,212)
  • 46

Bruce Almighty is a 2003 comedy-drama directed by Tom Shadyac and stars Jim Carrey, Jennifer Aniston, and Morgan Freeman. In the film, Carrey plays the role of Bruce Nolan, a disenchanted news reporter who continually finds himself overlooked and frequently frustrated by his mundane life. He blames his misfortunes on God and questions whether he's doing his job properly.

After a particularly bad day, Bruce takes his frustration out on God and demands that he be given the job of running the world for a day so he can show that he can do a better job than God. To his surprise, God (played by Freeman) responds to Bruce's demands not by granting him a day to run the world but instead by bestowing Bruce with divine powers so that he can experience what it's like to be God.

At the beginning of his newfound powers, Bruce goes on a selfish rampage, using his abilities to get revenge on his enemies and granting himself personal favors. However, as he realizes the full extent of his newfound capabilities, Bruce ultimately learns the importance of using his powers for good and discovering what's truly important in life.

The movie features Carrey's trademark physical comedy and over-the-top antics while delivering a heartfelt message about the power of faith and self-discovery. Jennifer Aniston is charm personified as Bruce's long-suffering girlfriend Grace who tries to help him regain his grounding as he navigates his way through his new God-like abilities.

Morgan Freeman's portrayal of God is both commanding and comforting, offering sage advice and comedic relief while helping Bruce come to terms with his newfound powers. He's the film's moral compass and the voice of reason in helping the audience and Bruce understand that being God is not easy, but it can be very rewarding.

Overall, Bruce Almighty is a lighthearted, feel-good movie that blends humor, action, and spirituality into one entertaining package. With a talented cast and a strong focus on delivering a positive message, it's a movie that appeals to all ages and has become a beloved classic over time.

In conclusion, Bruce Almighty is an uplifting comedy-drama that packs a powerful punch as it teaches you the importance of faith, the dangers of selfishness, and the power of self-discovery. Jim Carrey is at his best, and Morgan Freeman's portrayal of God is a standout performance that will leave you with a smile on your face long after the credits roll.

Bruce Almighty is a 2003 fantasy movie with a runtime of 1 hour and 41 minutes. It has received mostly poor reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 6.8 and a MetaScore of 46.

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    6.8  (429,212)
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