Movies like Bruce Almighty

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Bruce Almighty (2003)
 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, responsibility, supernatural, god, supernatural power, chosen one, divine intervention, switching roles, creativity, mentor, redemption, life philosophy, workplace, moon, race against time, street gang, prayer, miraculous event, generosity, traffic jam, deal, dog, jealousy, teacher ...
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, clever, entertaining and light films with plots about catastrophe, dialogue, mentor, storytelling, life philosophy, redemption and destiny 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.
 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, remote control, redemption, alternate reality, workaholic, dog, family relations, relationship vs career, nothing goes right, it was all a dream ...
Time: 1960s, 1990s, 2020s, 2000s, 2010s ...
Place: usa, new york yankees, morocco, mcdonald's restaurant, 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, surreal, road movie, suspense ...
Audience: date night
Plot: self discovery, wish come true, road trip, on the road, imaginary, dream girl, surrealism, changing the past or future, self fulfillment, hitchhiker, twentysomething life, choice ...
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, noah's ark, faith, miraculous event, against the odds, imaginary, elephant, disorder, losing-it hero, save the day, danger, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, washington d.c., virginia, u.s. capitol building
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
 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, lawyer, fish out of water, parenthood, liar ...
Time: 1990s, 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, california, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Movie in collections
 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, los angeles
⇓ 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: switching roles, supernatural ability, disorder, lone hero, 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%
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, liar, literary agent, change of heart, curses spells and rituals, husband wife relationship, life philosophy, family, life & death ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ 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, social misfits, fall in love, love and romance, alter ego, transformation, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, good versus evil, supernatural power ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Movie in collections
 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, romance, chaos, basketball ...
Time: 90s
Place: san francisco, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 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, feel good, entertaining, light, romantic ...
Audience: teens, kids, date night, family outing, chick flick
Plot: high school, adolescence vs adulthood, parents and children, one more chance, body swapping, wish come true, family relations, youth, family, high school life, teenage life, fake identity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, year 1989, future ...
Place: new jersey, california
⇓ 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, funny, clever, absurd, philosophical ...
Plot: misfit, love and romance, society, dishonesty, love triangle, 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, intern, family, mentor, unlikely friendships, life philosophy, destiny, stereotypes, loneliness, prejudice ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 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: fish out of water, dog, road trip, on the road, reporter, angel, journalism, romance, disorder, supernatural, supernatural ability, love and romance ...
Place: illinois, iowa, usa, chicago illinois, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 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: humorous, exciting, satirical, clever, dark humor ...
Plot: god or devil, angel, save the world, heaven and hell, good versus evil, religions or cults, obsessive quest, chosen one, religion, redemption, society, on the road ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s, ancient history
Place: usa, new jersey, wisconsin, illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 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, lecture, romance, supernatural, dentist, doctor, back from the dead, supernatural ability, urban, love and romance, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 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: humorous, semi serious, 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
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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 ⇓
30%
Rapture-Palooza (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Two teens battle their way through a religious apocalypse on a mission to defeat the Antichrist.
Style: humorous, surreal, not serious, offbeat, dark humor ...
Audience: teens
Plot: apocalypse, good versus evil, young heroes, teenager, rivalry, anti heroes, survival, friendship, chaos and mayhem, danger, heroes, end of the world ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: seattle, usa, seattle washington, ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Movie in collections
 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, ghost, afterlife, popularity, teenage life, social relations, family, prom, high school life, youth, supernatural, jousting ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 6.8
 301K
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, humorous, funny, entertaining, light ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: love affair, lifestyle change, life changing experience, life, change of heart, love and romance, romance, character change, friends, free spirited, optimism, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa, nebraska, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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 ⇓
30%
Ace Ventura: Pet Detective (1994)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: He's Ace Ventura: Pet Detective. Jim Carrey is on the case to find the Miami Dolphins' missing mascot and quarterback Dan Marino. He goes eyeball to eyeball with a man-eating shark, stakes out the Miami Dolphins and woos and wows the ...
Style: humorous, not serious, absurd, comic, light ...
Audience: teens
Plot: private detective, pets, investigation, stupidity, goofy hero, amateur detective, save the day, crimes, rescue, search, dog, animals ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: florida, miami, usa, new jersey
⇓ 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: semi serious, humorous, feel good, touching, melancholic ...
Plot: rivalry, deal with the devil, switching roles, miraculous event, belief in god, religions or cults, musician's life, artists and showbiz, supernatural, hopes, imaginary, god ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: las vegas, nevada, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Movie in collections
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, supernatural, parody, couple relations, nothing goes right, disorder, stupidity, seance, farce ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2012
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Defending Your Life (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: In an afterlife resembling the present-day US, people must prove their worth by showing in court how they have demonstrated courage.
Style: humorous, touching, semi serious, witty, offbeat ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: afterlife, courtroom drama, destiny, redemption, hopes, heaven, imaginary, supernatural, starting over, romance, supernatural romance, fall in love ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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: semi serious, humorous, 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 ⇓
29%
 6.6
 118K
Last Vegas (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Three sixty-something friends take a break from their day-to-day lives to throw a bachelor party in Las Vegas for their last remaining single pal.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, feel good, touching ...
Plot: elderly, casino, friendship, aging, funeral, vacation, farce, buddies, male friendship, friends, golden years, reunion ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: las vegas, nevada, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 7.1
 132K
Marley & Me (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A newly married couple who, in the process of starting a family, learn many of life's important lessons from their trouble-loving retriever, Marley. Packed with plenty of laughs to lighten the load, the film explores the highs and lows of ...
Style: touching, sentimental, sad, feel good, humorous ...
Audience: date night, family outing, chick flick, kids
Plot: dog, pets, family, family relations, chaos and mayhem, journalist, parenthood, marriage, death of dog, divorce, pregnancy, couple relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: florida, miami, usa, ireland, pennsylvania
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 6.4
 179K
Big Daddy (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A lazy law school grad adopts a kid to impress his girlfriend, but everything doesn't go as planned and he becomes the unlikely foster father.
Style: humorous, funny, sentimental, light, touching ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: adoption, responsibility, immaturity, child's point of view, parents and children, friends, slacker, parenthood, love and romance, single father, mentor, lifestyle change ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: new york, usa, mcdonald's restaurant, manhattan new york city, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 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, dream, novelist, romance, wish come true, dog, writer's life, postmodernism, drugs/alcohol, looking for love, loneliness, imaginary friend ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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