Movies like Bruce Almighty

If you like "Bruce Almighty" you are looking for light, humorous and not serious movies about / with wish come true, god, responsibility, supernatural power, supernatural ability, miraculous event and chosen one themes of Comedy, Drama and Fantasy genre shot in USA.
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Bruce Almighty (2003)
 6.8
 362K
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: light, humorous, not serious, funny, touching, inspirational, entertaining, offbeat, witty, surprise ending ...
Audience: family outing, teens, date night
Plot: wish come true, god, responsibility, supernatural power, supernatural ability, miraculous event, chosen one, 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: 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, feel good, semi serious and light films with plots about storytelling, mentor, redemption, catastrophe, family, life philosophy and destiny mostly in Comedy, Fantasy and Drama genres. Some movies like Bruce Almighty: Click (2006), Bedazzled (2000), A Thousand Words (2012), Evan Almighty (2007), Liar Liar (1997). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.4
 297K
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, captivating, uplifting, inspirational ...
Audience: date night, family outing, teens, girls' night
Plot: wish come true, regret, architect, redemption, workaholic, family relations, remote control, alternate reality, wish fulfillment, dog, relationship vs career, nothing goes right ...
Time: 2010s, 90s, 1960s, 1990s, year 2017 ...
Place: usa, new york, new york yankees, morocco
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 6.0
 94K
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, light, 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, nothing goes right, fish out of water, curses spells and rituals, satire, basketball, 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, family relations, change of heart, liar, literary agent, imaginary, introspection, curses spells and rituals, life & death, husband wife relationship, communication problem ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.4
 136K
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: god, noah's ark, imaginary, miraculous event, family relations, workaholic, against the odds, prophecy, danger, disorder, save the day, flood ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: washington d.c., usa, u.s. capitol building, virginia
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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 6.9
 273K
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, workaholic, desire, birthday, dishonesty, second chance, family relations, parenthood, farce, ex husband ex wife relationship, fish out of water, family values ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: usa, california, los angeles, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 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, enigmatic, surreal, offbeat ...
Audience: date night
Plot: self discovery, road trip, wish come true, alternate reality, 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%
 5.8
 50K
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, workplace, supernatural ability, family business, down on your luck, justice, lifestyle change, shoemaker, fish out of water, crime fighter ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, lower east side manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.3
 204K
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, exciting, satirical, clever ...
Plot: angel, satire, god, chosen one, save the world, heaven and hell, god or devil, religions or cults, religion, 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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 6.8
 326K
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, love affair, change of heart, life, love and romance, character change, romance, free spirited, friends, optimism, against the odds ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa, nebraska, los angeles, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 5.5
 13K
Once Bitten (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Mark wants to lose his virginity, but his girlfriend wants to wait. Unfortunately for both of them, a 400-year-old vampire Countess needs to turn a virgin into a vampire before Halloween in order to preserve her own youthful appearance, and when she ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, light, melancholic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: vampire, stalking, femme fatale, dangerous attraction, supernatural ability, youth, coming of age, teenage love, gory, teenage life, blood, vampire human love ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 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: feel good, humorous, captivating, light, exciting ...
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: save the day, supernatural, supernatural ability, miraculous event, imaginary, wish come true, family, escapades, danger, magic, elf, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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: touching, sentimental, feel good, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: wish come true, childbirth, parents and children, child birth, miraculous event, couple relations, family relations, hopes, soccer, father son relationship, mother son relationship, husband wife relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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, melancholic, light ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: afterlife, heaven, destiny, romance, starting over, fall in love, couple relations, imaginary, supernatural, hopes, life & death, death ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 6.6
 125K
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: feel good, humorous, touching, funny, exciting ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: golden years, elderly, vacation, friendship, casino, funeral, buddies, aging, friendship between men, male friendship, disorder, old friend ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: las vegas, nevada, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
The Milagro Beanfield War (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: In Milagro, a small town in the American Southwest, Ladd Devine plans to build a major new resort development. While activist Ruby Archuleta and lawyer/newspaper editor Charlie Bloom realize that this will result in the eventual displacement of the ...
Style: touching, semi serious, humorous, captivating, inspirational ...
Plot: small town, ethnic conflict, village life, small town life, politics, racial tension, farm, water, police, racism, justice, magic ...
Time: 80s
Place: new mexico, usa, mexico, texas, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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: light, humorous, absurd, not serious, talky ...
Audience: teens
Plot: private detective, investigation, stupidity, pets, dog, goofy hero, amateur detective, search, save the day, crimes, rescue, farce ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: miami, usa, florida, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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, sincere, semi serious, sentimental, realistic ...
Plot: friendship, writer's life, alcohol abuse, hopes, family relations, single parent, vacation, redemption, disability, misfit, artists and showbiz, typewriter ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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: not serious, humorous, ridiculous, funny, absurd ...
Audience: teens
Plot: parody, haunted house, ghost, domestic disturbance, danger, couple relations, supernatural, nothing goes right, disorder, imaginary, stupidity, farce ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1988, year 2012
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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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, parents and children, misfit, youth, fish out of water, disorder, family life, odd couple, teenage life ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Heart and Souls (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A businessman is reunited with the four lost souls who were his guardian angels during childhood, all with a particular purpose to joining the afterlife.
Style: feel good, touching, sentimental, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: afterlife, redemption, ghost, supernatural, angel, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, friendship, love, reincarnation, fear of commitment, happy ending, life philosophy ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 90s, 60s, 1990s ...
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 5.5
 7K
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, entertaining, humorous, semi serious
Audience: teens, family outing
Plot: high school, popularity, youth, social relations, teenage life, prom, ghost, supernatural, high school life, imaginary, family, jousting ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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: witty, humorous, semi serious, clever, offbeat
Plot: deal with the devil, wish come true, moral dilemma, hopes, love and romance, writer's life, desire for fame, imaginary, artists and showbiz, lifestyle, introspection, down on your luck ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 5.3
 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: feel good, humorous, offbeat, semi serious, witty ...
Audience: date night, family outing, teens
Plot: supernatural, zombie, fish out of water, family life, couples, disorder, supernatural romance, afterlife, mistaken identity, reincarnation, danger, tragic love ...
Time: 80s
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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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, pre-teens, family outing, 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, 70s, year 1974, 2000s ...
Place: usa, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 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: feel good, humorous, clever, semi serious, biblical ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: miraculous event, chosen one, god, hopes, imaginary, supernatural, disorder, couples, religions or cults, religion, shaving, evangelist ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s
Place: usa, colorado, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
13%
 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, feel good, humorous, light
Audience: family outing
Plot: mischievous children, miraculous event, wish come true, adolescence vs adulthood, adventure, imaginary, family life, heroes, hopes, young heroes, nothing goes right, disorder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 7.2
 94K
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: semi serious, humorous, surreal, sweet, witty ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: dream, novelist, loneliness, imaginary character, looking for love, wish come true, therapy, writer's life, couple relations, fictional reality, writing, dog ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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, switching roles, artists and showbiz, miraculous event, imaginary, hopes, religions or cults, supernatural, musician's life, disorder, belief in god ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: las vegas, nevada, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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, supernatural, youth, parents and children, imaginary, miraculous event, hopes, religions or cults, family relations, society, divorced parents ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 7.1
 143K
Marley & Me (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 111 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: sentimental, touching, sad, feel good, humorous ...
Audience: date night, family outing, chick flick, girls' night, kids
Plot: dog, pets, family, family relations, journalist, chaos and mayhem, parenthood, marriage, death of dog, newlyweds, lifestyle, friendship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: florida, miami, usa, ireland, pennsylvania
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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