Movies like Bruce Almighty

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Bruce Almighty (2003)
 6.8
 366K
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, not serious, inspirational, funny, touching, entertaining, offbeat, witty, surprise ending ...
Audience: family outing, teens, date night
Plot: wish come true, god, chosen one, responsibility, supernatural power, supernatural ability, miraculous event, supernatural, switching roles, divine intervention, redemption, dog, teacher, jealousy, generosity, traffic jam, deal, race against time, creativity, moon, prayer, mentor, life philosophy, workplace, god or devil ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: mount everest

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 dialogue, catastrophe, mentor, adaptation, life philosophy, destiny and storytelling mostly in Comedy, Fantasy and Romance genres. Some movies like Bruce Almighty: Click (2006), Evan Almighty (2007), Bedazzled (2000), A Thousand Words (2012), Liar Liar (1997). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.4
 300K
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: sentimental, humorous, inspirational, uplifting, captivating ...
Audience: date night, family outing, teens, girls' night
Plot: wish come true, regret, architect, introspection, redemption, workaholic, family relations, remote control, alternate reality, wish fulfillment, dog, relationship vs career ...
Time: 2020s, 90s, 60s, 70s, year 2017 ...
Place: usa, new york, morocco, new york yankees
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
 5.4
 137K
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, prophecy, miraculous event, workaholic, family relations, against the odds, danger, save the day, disorder, flood ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: washington d.c., usa, u.s. capitol building, virginia
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
 6.0
 95K
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: funny, humorous, light, 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, romance ...
Time: 90s
Place: san francisco, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: workplace, life turned upside down, change of heart, family relations, literary agent, liar, imaginary, introspection, curses spells and rituals, life & death, husband wife relationship, communication problem ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
 6.9
 276K
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, birthday, workaholic, dishonesty, desire, family relations, farce, ex husband ex wife relationship, second chance, introspection, fish out of water, family values ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: usa, california, los angeles, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 5.8
 51K
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, semi serious, entertaining, uplifting ...
Plot: lone hero, switching roles, disorder, supernatural ability, workplace, family business, down on your luck, self discovery, justice, lifestyle change, shoemaker, fish out of water ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, lower east side manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.3
 206K
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, chosen one, religion, god or devil, save the world, heaven and hell, religions or cults, good versus evil, obsessive quest, redemption ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, ancient history, 1990s
Place: usa, new jersey, wisconsin, illinois
⇓ 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, cynical, clever, funny ...
Plot: alternate reality, misfit, society, love and romance, dishonesty, distopia, love triangle, farce, pretense, disorder, atheism, inventions and discoveries ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 13th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.8
 330K
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, light, humorous, not serious ...
Audience: date night, teens, girls' night
Plot: life changing experience, lifestyle change, life, love affair, love and romance, change of heart, lifestyle, character change, romance, friends, free spirited, optimism ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa, nebraska, los angeles, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 3.5
 613
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, semi serious ...
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: save the day, supernatural, supernatural ability, miraculous event, wish come true, family, danger, escapades, imaginary, magic, elf, heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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, disorder, youth, misfit, parents and children, family life, fish out of water, odd couple, wish come true ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 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, imaginary, supernatural, hopes, religions or cults, disorder, couples, religion, supermarket, media circus ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s
Place: usa, colorado, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
16%
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, hopes, imaginary, youth, society, supernatural, religions or cults, family relations, divorced parents ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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, musician's life, artists and showbiz, imaginary, hopes, supernatural, miraculous event, switching roles, belief in god ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: las vegas, nevada, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 6.3
 164K
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, life turned upside down, buddies, fish out of water, switching roles, disorder, lawyer, love and romance, friends, lifestyle ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, georgia, atlanta georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 4.7
 7K
Shorts (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, United Arab Emirates
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A young boy's discovery of a colorful, wish-granting rock causes chaos in the suburban town of Black Falls when jealous kids and scheming adults alike set out to get their hands on it.
Style: not serious, humorous, feel good, light
Audience: family outing
Plot: mischievous children, miraculous event, wish come true, family life, adolescence vs adulthood, imaginary, adventure, friendship, disorder, nothing goes right, heroes, hopes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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, cinderella story, fish out of water, self discovery, fairy godmother, wish come true, romance, master and servant, love and romance ...
Time: 80s
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 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, getting along, wisdom of life, disorder, adult as child, longing, hopes ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, chicago illinois, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Movie in collections
Bedtime Stories (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Romance
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, nothing goes right, wish come true, life turned upside down, imaginary, imaginary kingdom, family, disorder, adventure, escapades, imagination, bedtime story ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 20th century, year 1974, 2000s ...
Place: usa, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 5.6
 438
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, touching, offbeat, semi serious
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: solar eclipse, gender bending, switching roles, love and romance, youth, hopes, transsexual, gender, teenage life, miraculous event, best friends, misfit ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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, imaginary, rivalry, down on your luck, supernatural ability, wish come true, mischievous children, parents and children, father daughter relationship, family relations ...
Place: nebraska, new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 5.8
 8K
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, fall in love, disorder, haunted house, supernatural romance, castle, palaces castles and temples, love and romance, cons and scams, spirit ...
Time: 1930s, 80s, 18th century
Place: ireland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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, control room, disorder, down on your luck, romance, supernatural ability, life is a bitch, stupidity, happy ending, parody, police investigation ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Movie in collections
 5.5
 89K
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, teenage life, prom, gender bending, switching roles, cheerleading, cross dressing, high school, high school life, love and romance, rivalry, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s, 1st century b.c., 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 7.7
 29K
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: road movie, witty, surreal, enigmatic, offbeat ...
Audience: date night
Plot: alternate reality, road trip, self discovery, wish come true, choice, dream girl, self fulfillment, on the road, life philosophy, imaginary, changing the past or future, hopes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, future
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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, ridiculous, funny, absurd ...
Audience: teens
Plot: parody, haunted house, ghost, domestic disturbance, danger, couple relations, supernatural, disorder, nothing goes right, imaginary, stupidity, farce ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2012, year 1988
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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, love and romance, misfit, looking for love, fall in love, magic, scientist, wooing, love story ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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, tragic hero, follow your dream, oracle, disorder, religions or cults, legends and myths, road not taken, nothing goes right ...
Time: 80s
Place: israel, egypt, africa, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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, macabre, dark humor, humorous, not serious ...
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: goth, halloween, eccentric family, supernatural ability, fantasy world, family relations, parents and children, accountant, dysfunctional family, family, mischievous children, supernatural ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 5.8
 4K
18 Again! (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: 18 Again! is a 1988 comedy film starring George Burns and Charlie Schlatter. The plot involves a grandson switching souls with his grandfather by means of an accident. This was one of a series of unrelated films, including Like Father, Like Son and ...
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, melancholic, offbeat ...
Audience: family outing, date night, teens, girls' night
Plot: body swapping, switching roles, fish out of water, family relations, golden years, adolescence vs adulthood, wish come true, parents and children, soul transference, mistaken identity, misfit, elderly ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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