Movies like Bruce Almighty

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Bruce Almighty (2003)
 6.7
 395K
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, parody, absurd ...
Audience: family outing, teens, date night
Plot: god, wish come true, supernatural ability, responsibility, chosen one, supernatural power, miraculous event, religion, deal, redemption, divine intervention, dog, god or devil, switching roles, wish fulfillment, misfit, supernatural, traffic jam, generosity, race against time, heroes, disorder, hopes, doubts and hesitations, faith ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 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 entertaining films with plots about redemption, storytelling, life philosophy, catastrophe, mentor, dialogue and adaptation mostly in Comedy, Fantasy and Drama genres. Some movies like Bruce Almighty: Evan Almighty (2007), Click (2006), Liar Liar (1997), A Thousand Words (2012), Bedazzled (2000). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 5.4
 146K
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, save the day, miraculous event, family relations, workaholic, against the odds, prophecy, disorder, flood, rescue, forces of nature ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: washington d.c., usa, virginia
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
 6.4
 325K
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, sentimental, humorous, captivating, uplifting ...
Audience: date night, family outing, teens, girls' night
Plot: wish come true, alternate reality, workaholic, regret, wish fulfillment, architect, stopped time, redemption, family relations, remote control, dog, relationship vs career ...
Time: future, 90s, 70s, year 2017, 60s ...
Place: usa, new york, morocco, new york yankees
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
 6.9
 303K
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: teens, date night
Plot: father son relationship, desire, dishonesty, workaholic, birthday, family relations, farce, ex husband ex wife relationship, second chance, wish come true, introspection, fish out of water ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa, california, los angeles, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
A Thousand Words (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
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, entertaining, feel good ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: change of heart, workplace, life philosophy, life turned upside down, family relations, liar, guru, literary agent, introspection, communication problem, curse, silly humor ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
Movie in collections
 6.1
 103K
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, femme fatale, devil, pact with the devil, deal with the devil, destiny, nothing goes right, fish out of water, curses spells and rituals, heaven and hell, basketball, satire ...
Time: 90s
Place: san francisco, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.8
 356K
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: humorous, feel good, funny, light, realistic ...
Audience: date night, teens, girls' night
Plot: life changing experience, life, lifestyle change, love affair, character change, love and romance, change of heart, friends, fall in love, life philosophy, girlfriend, couples ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa, nebraska, los angeles, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Odnoklassniki.ru: The Magic Laptop (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
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: humorous, funny, inspirational, touching, entertaining ...
Plot: laptop, life philosophy, workplace, wish come true, frustration, supernatural ability, new job, wish fulfillment, creativity, responsibility, lovesick, switching roles ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.8
 56K
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, supernatural ability, lone hero, family business, workplace, disorder, 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 ⇓
80%
Movie in collections
 6.3
 180K
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, womanizer, couple relations, switching roles, life turned upside down, singleness, buddies, fish out of water, disorder, love and romance, family relations, lawyer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, georgia, atlanta georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, clever, cynical, funny ...
Plot: alternate reality, misfit, atheism, love and romance, society, rags to riches, dishonesty, love triangle, disorder, pretense, farce, inventions and discoveries ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 13th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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, family, imaginary kingdom, wish come true, nothing goes right, life turned upside down, escapades, disorder, disney, adventure, imagination, uncle nephew relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 70s, year 1974, 2000s ...
Place: usa, las vegas
⇓ 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, entertaining ...
Audience: teens
Plot: super powers, talking dog, anthropomorphism, supernatural ability, transformation, school teacher, love, supernatural power, rocket launching, talking animals, super strength, teleportation ...
Time: 2010s, year 1972
Place: london, hawaii
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: parody, humorous, not serious, ridiculous, funny ...
Audience: teens
Plot: haunted house, ghost, domestic disturbance, supernatural, disorder, nothing goes right, couple relations, stupidity, farce, surveillance, demonic possession, couples ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1988, year 2012
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.6
 32K
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, enigmatic, surreal, road movie, cerebral ...
Audience: date night
Plot: alternate reality, road trip, self discovery, wish come true, dream girl, choice, on the road, life philosophy, self fulfillment, hopes, changing the past or future, motel ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, future
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Like Father Like Son (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 100 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, disorder, fish out of water, family life, parents and children, misfit, youth, adolescence vs adulthood, wish come true ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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, semi serious, humorous, biblical, unusual plot structure ...
Audience: pre-teens, teens, kids
Plot: god, school, family relations, religions or cults, supernatural, hopes, youth, society, parents and children, miraculous event, divorced parents, religion ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 3.6
 715
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, feel good, captivating, light, exciting ...
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: christmas, save the day, supernatural, supernatural ability, escapades, family, miraculous event, wish come true, magic, family relations, heroes, santa claus ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 6.6
 10K
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, couples, religions or cults, disorder, supernatural, hopes, religion, rainstorm, court, judge ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s
Place: colorado, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
14%
Movie in collections
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: magic, fairy godmother, family, rivalry, down on your luck, supernatural ability, wish come true, parents and children, mischievous children, father daughter relationship, family relations, heroes ...
Place: nebraska, new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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, self discovery, fish out of water, fairy godmother, cinderella story, wish come true, romance, child as adult, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: 80s
Place: new jersey
⇓ 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, wish come true, experiment gone awry, romance, love and romance, misfit, fall in love, looking for love, magic, scientist, wooing, cinderella story ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 5.9
 10K
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, switching bodies, family, communication problem, disorder, quibbling, longing, elementary school ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, chicago illinois, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Meet the Spartans (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: From the creators of Scary Movie and Date Movie comes this tongue-in-cheek parody of the sword-and-sandal epics, dubbed Meet the Spartans. The 20th Century Fox production was written and directed by the filmmaking team of Jason Friedberg and Aaron ...
Style: parody, humorous, absurd, satirical, epic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: queen, heroic mission, escapades, heroes, goofy hero, army, contests and competitions, buddies, rivalry, disorder, fight, farce ...
Place: ancient greece, greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Movie in collections
 7.3
 216K
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: humorous, witty, exciting, satirical, clever ...
Plot: angel, satire, god or devil, religion, god, save the world, religions or cults, heaven and hell, chosen one, good versus evil, dark humor, obsessive quest ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, new jersey, wisconsin, illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
13%
 5.7
 10K
High Spirits (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: Ireland, UK, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: When Peter Plunkett's Irish castle turned hotel is about to be repossesed, he decides to spice up the attraction a bit for the 'Yanks' by having his staff pretend to haunt the castle. The trouble begins when a busload of American ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, light, entertaining, funny ...
Plot: supernatural, ghost, romance, castle, fall in love, disorder, haunted house, supernatural romance, cons and scams, love and romance, spirit, hotel ...
Time: 1930s, 80s, 18th century
Place: ireland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 5.4
 512
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: touching, humorous, semi serious, offbeat
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: gender bending, solar eclipse, switching roles, disorder, family relations, friends, wish come true, parents and children, teenage life, astronomer, miraculous event, best friends ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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: penguins, pets, animal life, animals, family relations, bird, children, inheritance, animal training, parents and children, silly humor, family ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s, 70s, year 1980 ...
Place: new york, antarctica, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 5.5
 95K
The Hot Chick (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Not only is Jessica Spencer the most popular girl in school -- she is also the meanest. But things change for the attractive teen when a freak accident involving a cursed pair of earrings and a chance encounter at a gas station causes her to switch ...
Style: funny, not serious, humorous, witty, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: body swapping, high school, prom, cheerleading, cross dressing, switching roles, teenage life, gender bending, love and romance, rivalry, friends, gender ...
Time: contemporary, 1st century b.c., 2000s, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
The Book of Life (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: France, USA
Duration: 63 min.
Story: The end of the millenium has taken on a certain significance in modern day prophecies. What happens if Jesus Christ has second thoughts about the Apocalypse? It is December 31, 1999 and New Year's Eve takes on new meaning when the Devil, Jesus ...
Style: humorous, futuristic, surreal, enigmatic, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: apocalypse, hopes, introspection, society, human nature, moral dilemma, rivalry, religions or cults, legends and myths, destiny, save the world, dark humor ...
Time: contemporary, year 2000, year 1999
Place: new york, usa, empire state building manhattan new york city, jerusalem
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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, disorder, down on your luck, supernatural ability, romance, life is a bitch, stupidity, happy ending, police investigation, screwball, toxic ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%