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No, it's not a Springsteen documentary, it's an enjoyable, if slight, Jim Carrey comedy. Carrey is Bruce Nolan, a TV reporter stuck with the fluff stories and longing to be taken seriously. He gets his chance when God (Freeman) decides to turn over the reins for a day and gives Bruce his divine powers. The comedy set-pieces are well done, and Carrey can do a lot with a little (at least in his comedies), but the overall effect is less laugh-out-loud funny than fans of the earlier Carrey-Shadyac pairings would expect. Aniston's not given much to do, but Carrell and Freeman stand out among the supporting cast.

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Available on Running time 101 minutes. Originally from United States.

Cast and Crew

Genres
News at 11, Front Page, Director/Star Teams: Shadyac & Carrey, Niagara Falls, Heaven Sent, Top Grossing Films of 2003
Screenplay
Steve Oedekerk, Steve Koren, Mark O'Keefe
Cast
Jim Carrey, Jennifer Aniston, Morgan Freeman, Lisa Ann Walter, Philip Baker Hall, Catherine Bell, Nora Dunn, Steven Carell
Cinematography
Dean Semler
Director
Tom Shadyac
Music
John Debney
Other
Jose Antonio Garcia, Jeff Carson, Scott Hill, Jim Nedza, Judy Ruskin, Linda DeScenna
Producer
Tom Shadyac, James D. Brubaker, Michael Bostick, Jim Carrey, Steve Koren, Spyglass Entertainment, Shady Acres, Pit Bull, Universal Pictures

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Stacey

Bruce Almighty has to be one of my favorite Jim Carrey films. Bruce Almighty was made in 2003 and has a running time of 101 minutes. Jim Carrey, Morgan Freeman, and Jennifer Aniston star in this fun filled comedy. I like this movie a lot. It is very unrealistic but it made me laugh. It was a bit out there as well. Still a very good movie non the less. That would be cool to have those powers for a day or so. Bruce Almighty is about a man named Bruce who wants to be taken seriously and be more than normal. He runs into God and is given God's powers for a while. He does many fun things with his powers. He finds he can do a lot with those powers but one thing he can't do is make someone love him. He has to do that on his own. The movie has a lot of fun filled laughs and is pretty entertaining. That would be awesome to live in Bruce's shoes for a day.

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Nicholle

Any Jim Carrey movie is hilarious!!! I like Bruce Almighty because he is given the powers of God and can do anything he wants for an entire day! He helps people, changes his car into a sweet one, plays pranks on people, and some other stuff. If I could do that, I would probably have everything that I want that I could think of in one day! Everything would go my way. That could be dangerous... but I wouldn't cause chaos or anything. Well, maybe a little.