Movies like Bruce Almighty

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Bruce Almighty (2003)
 6.8
 373K
Bruce Almighty (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Bruce Nolan toils as a "human interest" television reporter in Buffalo, N.Y. Despite his high ratings and the love of his beautiful girlfriend, Grace, Bruce remains unfulfilled. At the end of the worst day in his life, he angrily ridicules God -- and the Almighty responds, endowing Bruce with all of His divine powers.
Style: light, humorous, inspirational, witty, funny, not serious, touching, feel good, whimsical, absurd ...
Audience: family outing, teens, date night
Plot: wish come true, god, miraculous event, chosen one, responsibility, supernatural ability, deal, supernatural power, god or devil, switching roles, redemption, divine intervention, wish fulfillment, misfit, supernatural, dog, traffic jam, generosity, race against time, heroes, hopes, chases and races, imaginary, disorder, doubts and hesitations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: mount everest

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Most similar movies to Bruce Almighty

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, feel good, funny and light films with plots about storytelling, catastrophe, dialogue, life philosophy, mentor, adaptation and redemption mostly in Comedy, Fantasy and Family genres. Some movies like Bruce Almighty: Click (2006), Evan Almighty (2007), Liar Liar (1997), Bedazzled (2000), A Thousand Words (2012). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.4
 307K
Click (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A workaholic architect finds a universal remote that allows him to fast-forward and rewind to different parts of his life. Complications arise when the remote starts to overrule his choices.
Style: inspirational, humorous, sentimental, captivating, uplifting ...
Audience: date night, family outing, teens, girls' night
Plot: wish come true, regret, wish fulfillment, architect, introspection, redemption, workaholic, alternate reality, family relations, remote control, relationship vs career, dog ...
Time: 60s, 90s, year 2017, 70s, 2030s ...
Place: usa, new york, morocco, new york yankees
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
 5.4
 140K
Evan Almighty (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: God contacts Congressman Evan Baxter and tells him to build an ark in preparation for a great flood.
Style: humorous, semi serious, funny, entertaining, inspirational ...
Audience: family outing, girls' night
Plot: noah's ark, god, imaginary, save the day, miraculous event, workaholic, family relations, against the odds, prophecy, danger, disorder, flood ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: washington d.c., usa, u.s. capitol building, virginia
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
 6.9
 282K
Liar Liar (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Fletcher Reede is a fast-talking attorney and habitual liar. When his son Max blows out the candles on his fifth birthday he has just one wish - that his dad will stop lying for 24 hours. When Max's wish comes true, Fletcher discovers that his ...
Style: funny, light, humorous, sentimental, entertaining ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: father son relationship, farce, dishonesty, desire, workaholic, birthday, family relations, ex husband ex wife relationship, second chance, wish come true, introspection, family problems ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: usa, california, los angeles, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
 6.0
 97K
Bedazzled (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Elliot Richardson, suicidal techno geek, is given seven wishes to turn his life around when he meets up with a very seductive Satan. The catch: his soul. Some of his wishes include a 7 foot basketball star, a rock star, and a hamburger. But, as ...
Style: light, funny, humorous, sexy, clever ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, teens
Plot: wish come true, devil, femme fatale, pact with the devil, deal with the devil, destiny, basketball, nothing goes right, fish out of water, curses spells and rituals, satire, love and romance ...
Time: 90s
Place: san francisco, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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A Thousand Words (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Jack McCall is a fast-talking literary agent, who can close any deal, any time, any way. He has set his sights on New Age guru Dr. Sinja (Cliff Curtis) for his own selfish purposes. But Dr. Sinja is on to him, and Jack’s life comes unglued after a ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, psychotronic, funny, entertaining ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: life philosophy, change of heart, communication problem, workplace, life turned upside down, family relations, liar, guru, imaginary, literary agent, introspection, silly humor ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
The Invention of Lying (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Set in a world where the concept of lying doesn't exist, a loser changes his lot when he invents lying and uses it to get ahead.
Style: philosophical, humorous, cynical, clever, funny ...
Plot: alternate reality, misfit, love and romance, society, rags to riches, dishonesty, love triangle, pretense, disorder, farce, atheism, fictional reality ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 13th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.8
 337K
Yes Man (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Carl Allen has stumbled across a way to shake free of post-divorce blues and a dead-end job: embrace life and say yes to everything.
Style: feel good, funny, humorous, light, offbeat ...
Audience: date night, teens, girls' night
Plot: life changing experience, lifestyle change, life, love affair, love and romance, change of heart, friends, character change, fall in love, girlfriend, lifestyle, optimism ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa, los angeles, nebraska, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.3
 208K
Dogma (1999)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: The latest battle in the eternal war between Good and Evil has come to New Jersey in the late, late 20th Century. Angels, demons, apostles and prophets (of a sort) walk among the cynics and innocents of America and duke it out for the fate of ...
Style: witty, humorous, dark humor, exciting, satirical ...
Plot: angel, god, satire, god or devil, chosen one, save the world, religions or cults, religion, heaven and hell, good versus evil, obsessive quest, redemption ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, ancient history, 1990s
Place: usa, new jersey, wisconsin, illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 5.8
 53K
The Cobbler (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Max Simkin repairs shoes in the same New York shop that has been in his family for generations. Disenchanted with the grind of daily life, Max stumbles upon a magical heirloom that allows him to step into the lives of his customers and see the world ...
Style: sentimental, feel good, surreal, semi serious, entertaining ...
Plot: shoemaker, lone hero, disorder, workplace, supernatural ability, family business, down on your luck, self discovery, justice, switching roles, lifestyle change, fish out of water ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, lower east side manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 6.3
 168K
The Change-Up (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Dave is a married man with two kids and a loving wife , and Mitch is a single man who is at the prime of his sexual life. One fateful night while Mitch and Dave are peeing in a fountain when lightning strikes, they switch bodies.
Style: funny, not serious, humorous, absurd, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: body swapping, couple relations, womanizer, life turned upside down, singleness, buddies, fish out of water, switching roles, disorder, lawyer, love and romance, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, georgia, atlanta georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Absolutely Anything (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Eccentric aliens give a man the power to do anything he wants to determine if Earth is worth saving.
Style: funny, humorous, absurd, surreal, feel good ...
Audience: teens
Plot: super powers, alien, super strength, anthropomorphism, supernatural ability, transformation, love, school teacher, talking dog, supernatural power, body transformation, rocket launching ...
Time: year 1972, 2010s
Place: london, hawaii
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Bedtime Stories (2008)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Skeeter Bronson is a down-on-his-luck guy who's always telling bedtime stories to his niece and nephew. But his life is turned upside down when the fantastical stories he makes up for entertainment inexplicably turn into reality. Can a ...
Style: feel good, humorous, funny, entertaining, semi serious ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, teens
Plot: miraculous event, wish come true, imaginary kingdom, nothing goes right, life turned upside down, imaginary, escapades, family, disorder, adventure, imagination, bedtime story ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 20th century, year 1974 ...
Place: usa, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Odnoklassniki.ru: The Magic Laptop (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Russia
Duration: 104 min.
Story: In life of a talented copywriter Alex there comes a black strip. Everything he undertakes, comes to an end with a total failure, even the most good intentions turn into an accident. Only his best friend Dima and a dog Snoopy are nearby. Rescue comes ...
Style: light, funny, touching, inspirational, humorous ...
Plot: wish fulfillment, laptop, workplace, life philosophy, wish come true, creativity, new job, supernatural ability, lovesick, frustration, sarcasm, switching roles ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 3.5
 644
Elf-Man (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: An Elf is left behind by Santa to help rescue the Harper family from a lousy Christmas. The Elf and the family get more than they bargained for, as the kids help the Elf discover his special powers and true identity as a budding superhero.
Style: feel good, humorous, captivating, light, semi serious ...
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: christmas, save the day, supernatural ability, supernatural, imaginary, escapades, danger, family, wish come true, miraculous event, elf, magic ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 6.6
 9K
Oh, God! (1977)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: When God appears to an assistant grocery manager as a good natured old man, the Almighty selects him as his messenger for the modern world.
Style: feel good, humorous, clever, semi serious, biblical ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: miraculous event, chosen one, god, disorder, religions or cults, couples, supernatural, imaginary, hopes, religion, hotel, fired from the job ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s
Place: colorado, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
15%
Like Father Like Son (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Dr. Jack Hammond has best chances to become medical superintendent in the clinic. So he's completely absorbed in his work and has no understanding for his teenage son Chris' problems with school. By accident one of them drinks a ...
Style: humorous, not serious, inspirational, sentimental, unusual plot structure ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: body swapping, high school, switching roles, child as adult, misfit, youth, disorder, fish out of water, parents and children, family life, teenage life, wish come true ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Oh, God! Book II (1980)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Second 'Oh God' movie has God appearing before 11-year-old Tracy Richards to ask for her help to spread his word and influence over the world which she suggests the slogan 'Think God.' Naturaly, Tracy's divorced parents ...
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, biblical, unusual plot structure ...
Audience: pre-teens, teens, kids
Plot: god, school, parents and children, miraculous event, society, supernatural, youth, imaginary, hopes, religions or cults, family relations, divorced parents ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Oh, God! You Devil (1984)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: George Burns is back as God, but oops, here he is as Satan, too. A young rock star is ready to sell his soul to Satan, and Satan is all too happy to oblige. Oops! Seems the fellow was watched over by God as a baby, so now the almighty and his ...
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, unusual plot structure, cult film ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: deal with the devil, rivalry, religions or cults, disorder, supernatural, musician's life, hopes, imaginary, artists and showbiz, miraculous event, switching roles, belief in god ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: las vegas, nevada, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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A Simple Wish (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Murray is a male fairy godmother, and he is trying to help 8-year-old Anabel to fulfil her "simple wish" - that her father Oliver, who is a cab driver, would win the leading role in a Broadway musical. Unfortunately, Murray's magic ...
Style: fairy tale, feel good, humorous, semi serious, funny ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: fairy godmother, magic, family, imaginary, rivalry, supernatural ability, down on your luck, wish come true, mischievous children, parents and children, father daughter relationship, satire ...
Place: new york, nebraska, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Maid to Order (1987)
Genre: Fantasy, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Spoiled Jessie Montgomery, whose wild behavior and spending excesses cause her well-meaning but exasperated millionaire father Charles to wish he never had her, is visited by fairy godmother Stella. In an effort to save Jessie, Stella casts a spell ...
Style: humorous, feel good, sentimental, semi serious, sweet ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: maid, friendship, parents and children, switching roles, fish out of water, self discovery, cinderella story, fairy godmother, wish come true, romance, love and romance, downfall ...
Time: 80s
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 7.7
 30K
Interstate 60 (2002)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: An aspiring painter meets various characters and learns valuable lessons while traveling across America.
Style: witty, road movie, surreal, enigmatic, offbeat ...
Audience: date night
Plot: road trip, alternate reality, self discovery, wish come true, choice, dream girl, self fulfillment, on the road, life philosophy, imaginary, changing the past or future, motel ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, future
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 5.9
 9K
Vice Versa (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A mysterious oriental skull transforms a father into his son, and vice versa.
Style: humorous, feel good, not serious, melancholic, clever ...
Audience: date night, family outing, teens, kids, girls' night
Plot: switching roles, body swapping, school, workaholic, child as adult, family, fish out of water, wish come true, parents and children, adolescence vs adulthood, urban, youth ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, chicago illinois, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Wholly Moses! (1980)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Harvey and Zoey, two tourists in Israel, discover an ancient scroll about Herschel, the man who was almost Moses. Herschel receives the command from God to free his people from slavery, but Moses keeps getting all the credit.
Style: humorous, not serious, offbeat, witty, funny ...
Audience: teens
Plot: parody, god, destiny, silly humor, nothing goes right, folk hero, oracle, disorder, religions or cults, legends and myths, road not taken, unfulfillment ...
Time: 80s
Place: israel, egypt, africa, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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 5.7
 443
Willy/Milly (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Milly is annoyed whenever her mom tells her to behave more appropriate for a girl. She's just not interested in fancy dresses or prom dances. Some day her best friend's little brother offers her a potion which can make her deepest wish ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, touching, offbeat
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: solar eclipse, gender bending, switching roles, best friends, youth, love and romance, misfit, gender, parents and children, wish come true, hopes, transsexual ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Modern Problems (1981)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Jealous, harried air traffic controller Max Fielder, recently dumped by his girlfriend, comes into contact with nuclear waste and is granted the power of telekinesis, which he uses to not only win her back, but to gain a little revenge.
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, funny, light ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: vengeance, supernatural, down on your luck, control room, disorder, romance, supernatural ability, life is a bitch, stupidity, happy ending, parody, police investigation ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Love Potion No. 9 (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Unlucky in love, chemist Paul Matthews visits gypsy Madame Rosa for help. Quickly realizing he is a hopeless nerd, she gifts him with Love Potion No. 8, which makes anyone who wears it irresistible to the opposite sex for four hours. Paul and animal ...
Style: light, feel good, romantic, sweet, humorous ...
Audience: teens, date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: love potion, experiment gone awry, romance, wish come true, misfit, love and romance, fall in love, looking for love, magic, scientist, wooing, love story ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Mr. Popper's Penguins (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Jim Carrey stars as Tom Popper, a successful businessman who’s clueless when it comes to the really important things in life...until he inherits six “adorable” penguins, each with its own unique personality. Soon Tom’s rambunctious roommates ...
Style: humorous, not serious, entertaining, funny, sweet ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, teens, girls' night
Plot: animal life, penguins, pets, animals, family relations, bird, inheritance, animal training, parents and children, birds, silly humor, family ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1976, 80s, 70s ...
Place: new york, antarctica, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Mr. Magorium's Wonder Emporium (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Molly Mahoney is the awkward and insecure manager of Mr. Magorium's Wonder Emporium, the strangest, most fantastic, most wonderful toy store in the world. But when Mr. Magorium bequeaths the store to her, a dark and ominous change begins to ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, sweet, light ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: magic, miraculous event, objects come to life, toys, accountant, friendship, family, prodigy, mysterious character, boss and employee, fish out of water, curses spells and rituals ...
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
A Haunted House (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A spoof of all the "found-footage/documentary style" films released in recent years.
Style: not serious, humorous, funny, absurd, ridiculous ...
Audience: teens
Plot: parody, haunted house, ghost, danger, domestic disturbance, supernatural, disorder, nothing goes right, couple relations, imaginary, stupidity, farce ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2012, year 1988
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
A Haunted House 2 (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Having exorcised the demons of his ex, Malcolm is starting fresh with his new girlfriend and her two children. After moving into their dream home, however, Malcolm is once again plagued by bizarre paranormal events.
Style: humorous, horror spoof, psychotronic, satirical, funny ...
Audience: teens
Plot: parody, haunted house, supernatural, silly humor, demonic possession, ghost, domestic disturbance, nothing goes right, danger, disorder, seance, supernatural power ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2013
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%