Movies like Bruce Almighty

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 6.7
 334K
Bruce Almighty (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, 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: humorous, light, entertaining, touching, inspirational, not serious, witty, offbeat, surprise ending, funny ...
Audience: family outing, teens, date night
Plot: wish come true, supernatural ability, supernatural, chosen one, responsibility, god, switching roles, supernatural power, divine intervention, creativity, miraculous event, mentor, redemption, life philosophy, workplace, moon, race against time, street gang, prayer, traffic jam, generosity, god or devil, deal, dog, jealousy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: mount everest

Most similar movies to Bruce Almighty

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, semi serious, clever and light films with plots about family, catastrophe, dialogue, mentor, destiny, storytelling and imaginary mostly in Comedy, Fantasy and Drama genres. Some movies like Bruce Almighty: Click (2006), Interstate 60 (2002), Evan Almighty (2007), Liar Liar (1997), Oh, God! (1977). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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 6.4
 274K
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: humorous, sentimental, captivating, uplifting, inspirational ...
Audience: date night, family outing, teens
Plot: wish come true, architect, regret, redemption, remote control, family relations, relationship vs career, nothing goes right, alternate reality, hopes, workaholic, dog ...
Time: 1990s, 1960s, 2020s, 2000s, 2010s ...
Place: usa, mcdonald's restaurant, morocco, new york yankees, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
 7.7
 26K
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: offbeat, witty, road movie, surreal, suspense ...
Audience: date night
Plot: self discovery, wish come true, road trip, on the road, imaginary, hitchhiker, changing the past or future, twentysomething life, dream girl, choice, surrealism, lifestyle ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, future
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.4
 127K
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, offbeat, biblical, funny ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: workaholic, miraculous event, forces of nature, against the odds, imaginary, elephant, disorder, losing-it hero, save the day, danger, dishonesty, hopes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, washington d.c., virginia, u.s. capitol building
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
 6.9
 250K
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: humorous, sentimental, funny, light, entertaining ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: dishonesty, farce, introspection, workaholic, birthday, family problems, family relations, father son relationship, wish come true, lawyer, fish out of water, parenthood ...
Time: 1990s, 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, california, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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 6.6
 8K
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: humorous, clever, semi serious, feel good, biblical ...
Plot: miraculous event, god, chosen one, religions or cults, disorder, hopes, imaginary, couples, supernatural, religion, depiction of god, talking to god ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: colorado, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 5.8
 45K
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, entertaining, uplifting, surreal ...
Plot: lone hero, switching roles, supernatural ability, disorder, workplace, down on your luck, family business, justice, lifestyle change, shoemaker, mother son relationship, fish out of water ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, lower east side manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.0
 89K
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: humorous, funny, light, sexy, clever ...
Audience: date night
Plot: wish come true, nothing goes right, destiny, fish out of water, femme fatale, pact with the devil, unfulfilled love, devil, curses spells and rituals, deal with the devil, basketball, romance ...
Time: 90s
Place: san francisco, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.9
 302K
The Mask (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: When timid bank clerk Stanley Ipkiss discovers a magical mask containing the spirit of the Norse god Loki, his entire life changes. While wearing the mask, Ipkiss becomes a supernatural playboy exuding charm and confidence which allows him to catch ...
Style: humorous, funny, entertaining, light, romantic ...
Audience: teens, date night, family outing
Plot: superhuman powers, double life, superhero, dual identity, gangsters, social misfits, fall in love, love and romance, alter ego, chase, transformation, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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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, funny, entertaining, inspirational, semi serious ...
Plot: introspection, workplace, life turned upside down, family relations, change of heart, liar, literary agent, curses spells and rituals, husband wife relationship, workplace situations, imaginary, life philosophy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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: humorous, clever, funny, absurd, philosophical ...
Plot: misfit, love and romance, society, love triangle, dishonesty, farce, disorder, honesty, alternate reality, pretense, truth, luck ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.1
 185K
The Intern (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: 70-year-old widower Ben Whittaker has discovered that retirement isn't all it's cracked up to be. Seizing an opportunity to get back in the game, he becomes a senior intern at an online fashion site, founded and run by Jules Ostin.
Style: feel good, humorous, sweet, light, inspirational ...
Audience: family outing, chick flick
Plot: workplace, elderly, workplace situations, family, intern, mentor, fashion, unlikely friendships, life philosophy, destiny, stereotypes, loneliness ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 6.4
 162K
17 Again (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: On the brink of a midlife crisis, 30-something Mike O'Donnell wishes he could have a "do-over." And that's exactly what he gets when he wakes up one morning to find he's 17 years old again. With his adult mind stuck inside ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, funny, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, kids, date night, family outing, chick flick
Plot: high school, adolescence vs adulthood, parents and children, body swapping, family relations, family, youth, one more chance, high school life, teenage life, wish come true, basketball ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, year 1989, future
Place: new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 5.6
 6K
Teen Spirit (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: The story is about Amber, a mean popular girl who gets electrocuted and dies and is not allowed to enter into heaven unless she helps the least popular girl in school become Prom Queen within a week, but things do not go as planned.
Style: touching, light, humorous, entertaining, semi serious
Audience: teens, family outing
Plot: high school, afterlife, popularity, teenage life, social relations, ghost, family, high school life, prom, youth, supernatural, imaginary ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
The Magic of Belle Isle (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: In an effort to tap into his original talent, a wheelchair-bound author moves to a rural town, where he befriends a single mother and her three kids, who help reignite his passion for writing.
Style: touching, semi serious, sincere, realistic, sentimental ...
Plot: friendship, redemption, writer's life, single parent, alcohol abuse, hopes, family relations, vacation, disability, artists and showbiz, misfit, birthday ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
The Odd Life of Timothy Green (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A childless couple bury a box in their backyard, containing all of their wishes for an infant. Soon, a child is born, though Timothy Green is not all that he appears.
Style: semi serious, sentimental, feel good, humorous, touching
Audience: family outing
Plot: wish come true, child birth, soccer, parents and children, family, miraculous event, small town, family relations, couple relations, hopes, imaginary, youth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Shortcut to Happiness (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: In Manhattan, the aspirant writer Jabez Stone is a complete loser: he is not able to sell his novels, he lives in a lousy apartment and he does not have success with women. When one of his friends Julius Jenson sells his novel for US$ 190,000.00 to ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, witty, clever, offbeat
Plot: deal with the devil, writer's life, desire for fame, looking for love, down on your luck, wish come true, hopes, imaginary, introspection, moral dilemma, miraculous event, artists and showbiz ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 5.7
 38K
Michael (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Tabloid reporters are sent by their editor to investigate after the paper recieves a letter from a woman claiming an angel is living with her.
Style: uplifting, semi serious, feel good, humorous, offbeat ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: dog, road trip, on the road, fish out of water, reporter, angel, journalism, romance, disorder, supernatural, supernatural ability, love and romance ...
Place: illinois, iowa, usa, chicago illinois, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 7.3
 194K
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: clever, humorous, talky, witty, not serious ...
Plot: god or devil, angel, heaven and hell, religions or cults, chosen one, save the world, clergy, redemption, christianity, church, good versus evil, nun ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s, ancient history
Place: new jersey, wisconsin, usa, illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Movie in collections
 5.2
 3K
Hello Again (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Lucy Chadman (Shelley Long) chokes to death and is resurrected by her loopy sister Zelda (Judith Ivey) on the one year anniversary of her death. Lucy, of course, does not believe she has actually been dead and thinks it is an elaborate hoax until ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good, offbeat, witty ...
Audience: date night, family outing
Plot: ghost, zombie, supernatural ability, supernatural, romance, unlikely couple, impossible love, parents and children, supernatural romance, afterlife, curses spells and rituals, reincarnation ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
12 Wishes of Christmas (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A woman whose dog was taken by her landlord follows her life coach's instructions to make 12 wishes for a better future, and watches in surprise as each of those wishes comes true in this Christmas fantasy for the entire family. Laura was ...
Style: feel good, sentimental, touching, semi serious, humorous
Audience: family outing
Plot: love and romance, wish come true, hopes, life turned upside down, fall in love, workplace, christmas, family, disorder, best friends, pets, boss and employee ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
The Addams Family (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Uncle Fester has been missing for 25 years. An evil doctor finds out and introduces a fake Fester in an attempt to get the Addams Family's money. The youngest daughter has some doubts about the new uncle Fester, but the fake uncle adapts very ...
Style: gothic, dark humor, humorous, not serious, dark ...
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: supernatural ability, halloween, goth, family, parents and children, dysfunctional family, family relations, accountant, supernatural, small town, family problems, childhood ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 6.7
 65K
Ghost Town (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Dentist, Bertram Pincus is a man whose people skills leave much to be desired. When Pincus dies unexpectedly, but is miraculously revived after seven minutes, he wakes up to discover that he now has the annoying ability to see ghosts.
Style: not serious, humorous, witty, feel good, sentimental ...
Audience: date night
Plot: ghost, afterlife, back from the dead, lecture, romance, supernatural, dentist, doctor, urban, supernatural ability, love and romance, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Practical Magic (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Sally and Gillian Owens, born into a magical family, have mostly avoided witchcraft themselves. But when Gillian's vicious boyfriend, Jimmy Angelov, dies unexpectedly, the Owens sisters give themselves a crash course in hard magic. With ...
Style: humorous, feel good, offbeat, sincere, fairy tale ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: witch, curses spells and rituals, supernatural, small town, wizards and magicians, supernatural ability, magic, love, sisters, curse, romance, death ...
Time: 1990s
Place: usa, massachusetts
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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 5.7
 346
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: humorous, semi serious, offbeat, touching
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: solar eclipse, transsexual, switching roles, teenage life, wish come true, gender, youth, best friends, parents and children, gender bending, miraculous event, friends ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Wish Upon a Star (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Seventeen-year-old Alexia Wheaton hasn't been herself lately. Neighter has her 15-year-old sister Hayley. In fact they've been each other. Alexia becomes fashion-challenged Hayley and she in turn becomes styling Alexia and the ...
Style: humorous, feel good, entertaining, funny, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, teens
Plot: switching roles, wish come true, high school, body swapping, disorder, siblings relations, comet, family, teenage life, self discovery, sibling relationship, fish out of water ...
Time: 90s
Place: san francisco, new jersey, hawaii
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 5.8
 6K
Twitches (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Twins separated at birth, Camryn and Alex meet by chance for the first time on their 21st birthday and discover they're witches with the power to save their homeland of Coventry from the evil that threatens it. But when Camryn leaves Alex to ...
Style: feel good, humorous, captivating, light, colourful ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: magic, adoption, supernatural ability, sibling relationship, sister, parent child relationship, family, impossible love, mischievous children, curses spells and rituals, imaginary, youth ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
A Haunted House (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A spoof of all the "found-footage/documentary style" films released in recent years.
Style: humorous, not serious, absurd, funny, satirical ...
Audience: teens
Plot: haunted house, ghost, domestic disturbance, danger, nothing goes right, disorder, couple relations, parody, supernatural, stupidity, seance, drugs/alcohol ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2012
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 7.2
 89K
Ruby Sparks (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Calvin is a young novelist who achieved phenomenal success early in his career but is now struggling with his writing – as well as his romantic life. Finally, he makes a breakthrough and creates a character named Ruby who inspires him. When Calvin ...
Style: clever, talky, semi serious, surreal, humorous ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: therapy, wish come true, novelist, dream, looking for love, romance, dog, writer's life, postmodernism, drugs/alcohol, loneliness, imaginary friend ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
How the Grinch Stole Christmas (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Inside a snowflake exists the magical land of Whoville. In Whoville, live the Whos, an almost mutated sort of Munchkin-like people. All the Whos love Christmas, yet just outside of their beloved Whoville lives the Grinch. The Grinch is a nasty ...
Style: humorous, fairy tale, funny, light, stylized ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: christmas, imaginary kingdom, village, holiday, redemption, social misfits, kids and family, disorder, monster, fish out of water, dishonesty, social relations ...
Time: 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 3.6
 562
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: humorous, semi serious, feel good, exciting
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: save the day, family, wish come true, heroes, hopes, imaginary, supernatural, disorder, supernatural ability, rescue, miraculous event, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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