Movies like Bruce Almighty

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Bruce Almighty (2003)
 6.7
 350K
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, touching, inspirational, entertaining, offbeat, witty, not serious, surprise ending, funny ...
Audience: family outing, teens, date night
Plot: wish come true, god, responsibility, supernatural power, supernatural, supernatural ability, chosen one, miraculous event, 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, semi serious, light and entertaining films with plots about mentor, catastrophe, storytelling, dialogue, destiny, redemption and life philosophy mostly in Comedy, Fantasy and Drama genres. Some movies like Bruce Almighty: Evan Almighty (2007), Click (2006), Interstate 60 (2002), Bedazzled (2000), Liar Liar (1997). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 5.4
 132K
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
Plot: noah's ark, workaholic, against the odds, prophecy, danger, miraculous event, save the day, disorder, family relations, flood, faith, god ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, virginia, u.s. capitol building, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.4
 287K
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, uplifting, captivating, inspirational ...
Audience: date night, family outing, teens
Plot: wish come true, architect, regret, redemption, workaholic, remote control, time travel, dog, alternate reality, relationship vs career, family relations, introspection ...
Time: 2000s, 2010s, 2020s, 1960s, 1990s ...
Place: usa, new york yankees, morocco, mcdonald's restaurant, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 7.7
 28K
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: surreal, offbeat, enigmatic, witty, road movie ...
Audience: date night
Plot: self discovery, road trip, wish come true, on the road, choice, dream girl, self fulfillment, hitchhiker, changing the past or future, hopes, surrealism, imaginary ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, future
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.0
 92K
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, devil, femme fatale, destiny, nothing goes right, fish out of water, deal with the devil, curses spells and rituals, pact with the devil, basketball, romance, chaos ...
Time: 90s
Place: san francisco, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
 6.9
 263K
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: dishonesty, workaholic, birthday, second chance, parenthood, farce, ex husband ex wife relationship, family problems, family values, family relations, fish out of water, introspection ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: usa, california, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 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: chosen one, miraculous event, god, imaginary, hopes, supernatural, religions or cults, disorder, couples, religion, faith, pay phone ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s
Place: colorado, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 6.9
 319K
The Mask (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, 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: funny, humorous, light, entertaining, romantic ...
Audience: teens, family outing, date night
Plot: superhuman powers, double life, superhero, dual identity, love and romance, social misfits, fall in love, alter ego, transformation, gangsters, good versus evil, one man army ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.3
 200K
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, witty ...
Plot: angel, chosen one, save the world, heaven and hell, god or devil, religion, good versus evil, religions or cults, obsessive quest, redemption, god, christianity ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, ancient history, 1990s
Place: usa, new jersey, wisconsin, illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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: workplace, change of heart, life turned upside down, family relations, liar, literary agent, introspection, curses spells and rituals, life & death, husband wife relationship, guru, life philosophy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 5.8
 49K
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, touching ...
Plot: switching roles, workplace, disorder, supernatural ability, lone hero, family business, down on your luck, justice, shoemaker, lifestyle change, fish out of water, crime fighter ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, lower east side manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 5.7
 39K
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: humorous, feel good, uplifting, romantic, entertaining ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: fish out of water, angel, supernatural, supernatural ability, romance, disorder, dog, on the road, journalism, road trip, destiny, reporter ...
Place: illinois, iowa, usa, chicago illinois, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 7.1
 195K
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, inspirational, humorous, sweet, light ...
Audience: family outing, chick flick
Plot: workplace, workplace situations, elderly, mentor, fashion, intern, family, office, unlikely friendships, life philosophy, destiny, stereotypes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: wish come true, parents and children, child birth, couple relations, miraculous event, family relations, hopes, soccer, father son relationship, mother son relationship, husband wife relationship, family ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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, fall in love, supernatural romance, starting over, supernatural, hopes, imaginary, couple relations, life & death ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new jersey
⇓ 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, sincere, realistic, sentimental, semi serious ...
Plot: friendship, writer's life, hopes, alcohol abuse, family relations, redemption, single parent, vacation, artists and showbiz, disability, misfit, dog ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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, captivating, humorous, inspirational ...
Plot: small town, village life, small town life, politics, racial tension, racism, water, police, farm, justice, magic, greed ...
Time: 80s
Place: new mexico, usa, mexico, texas, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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, witty, clever, semi serious, offbeat
Plot: deal with the devil, moral dilemma, love and romance, writer's life, hopes, wish come true, desire for fame, lifestyle, introspection, artists and showbiz, imaginary, down on your luck ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 5.5
 12K
Once Bitten (1985)
Genre: Comedy, 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, femme fatale, stalking, supernatural ability, dangerous attraction, vampire human love, teenage love, teenage life, youth, coming of age, gory, blood ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Movie in collections
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: chick flick
Plot: afterlife, redemption, ghost, supernatural, angel, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, friendship, love, reincarnation, life after death, fear of commitment, happy ending ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 1950s, 1960s, 1990s ...
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 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, semi serious, humorous, witty, offbeat ...
Audience: family outing, date night
Plot: supernatural, zombie, supernatural ability, curses spells and rituals, romance, unfulfillment, unlikely couple, love and romance, parents and children, danger, afterlife, reincarnation ...
Time: 80s
Place: san francisco
⇓ 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: feel good, humorous, semi serious, touching, melancholic ...
Plot: deal with the devil, rivalry, disorder, supernatural, religions or cults, switching roles, musician's life, miraculous event, hopes, artists and showbiz, imaginary, belief in god ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: las vegas, usa, nevada
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 7.2
 92K
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, wish come true, looking for love, therapy, supernatural romance, couple relations, writer's life, fictional reality, writing ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 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, humorous, light, entertaining, semi serious
Audience: teens, family outing
Plot: high school, popularity, teenage life, social relations, ghost, prom, youth, afterlife, supernatural, family, high school life, imaginary ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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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, melancholic
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: high school, body swapping, child as adult, parents and children, switching roles, fish out of water, misfit, youth, family life, disorder, odd couple, adolescence vs adulthood ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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, light, not serious, comic, absurd ...
Audience: teens
Plot: private detective, pets, stupidity, investigation, goofy hero, dog, amateur detective, crimes, save the day, search, rescue, kidnapping ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: usa, miami, florida, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 6.6
 122K
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, feel good, touching, funny, exciting ...
Plot: elderly, vacation, friendship, casino, funeral, buddies, aging, male friendship, golden years, disorder, reunion, old friend ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: las vegas, usa, nevada, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 6.7
 66K
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, sentimental, cynical ...
Audience: date night
Plot: afterlife, ghost, psychic, dentist, doctor, lecture, back from the dead, supernatural, romance, encounter, engaged, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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: ghost, haunted house, parody, domestic disturbance, danger, couple relations, supernatural, disorder, nothing goes right, stupidity, seance, farce ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2012
Place: usa
⇓ 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, humorous, semi serious, biblical, funny ...
Audience: pre-teens, kids
Plot: god, school, supernatural, family relations, religions or cults, society, hopes, parents and children, imaginary, miraculous event, youth, divorced parents ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 7.1
 138K
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, humorous, feel good, sad ...
Audience: family outing, date night, chick flick, kids
Plot: dog, pets, family relations, journalist, chaos and mayhem, family, parenthood, marriage, death of dog, lifestyle, troublemaker, couple relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: florida, miami, usa, ireland, pennsylvania
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%