• Evan Almighty details

Evan Almighty Synopsis


Newly elected to Congress, Evan leaves Buffalo behind and shepherds his family to suburban northern Virginia. Once there, his life gets turned upside-down when God (Morgan Freeman) appears and mysteriously commands him to build an ark. But his befuddled family just can't decide whether Evan is having an extraordinary mid-life crisis or is truly onto something of Biblical proportions...



If someone told me they were making a sequel to Bruce Almighty without Jim Carrey, there's no way I'd be interested. But tell me you're making a movie in which Steve Carell is commanded by God to build an ark, and you can count me in. Most of the time nothing spells certain doom better than a sequel made without the original star. But Evan Almighty might be a rare exception. Trading Jim Carrey for Steve Carell is not necessarily a step down. It’s a lateral move in a different direction.

If they’d brought back Jim Carrey to repeat the same shlock from the first film, or if they’d had Steve Carell stuck in exactly the same situation Jim was in the first movie, I’d be out on this one. Instead, they really seem to be trying to build on the original premise to come up with something new… and potentially even funnier.

That's the Evan Almighty on display in the movie's trailers. Steve Carell being forced to build an ark to save people from a global flood is every bit as funny as you'd think it would be. And let's face it, if Morgan Freeman were actually God the world's churches would be a lot more full.


upcoming movieupcoming movie anticipation level


Hot Topics

Disney's Live-Action Lion King Is Bringing Back One Of Its Best Stars
The Lion King Remake Has Found Its Simba
The Purge 4 Is Happening, Here's When It Will Be Released
Logan Review
The 2017 Academy Award Nominations: Read The Full List Here

New Reviews

Logan Review
The Great Wall
Fist Fight

Top Movies

When Keeping Up With The Kardashians Will Address The Paris Robbery
How Hugh Jackman Feels About Wolverine Being Recast
What Star-Lord's Father Will Look Like In Guardians Of The Galaxy 2
Silicon Valley Is Not Going To Air With Game Of Thrones This Year
Keanu Reeves Says The Matrix 4 Could Happen, On These Conditions
Blue Planet 2 Is Happening, Get The Details
Watch Chris Pratt And The Perfect Partner Try To Pry Star Wars Secrets From Daisy Ridley
Why Ice Cube's Fist Fight Character Isn't Just Another Angry Dude, According To Ice Cube
Does Rick's Injury On The Walking Dead Mean What We Hope It Does?
Where Rick Is Going To Get All Those Guns On The Walking Dead
Fast 8: What We Know About The Fate Of The Furious
Avatar 2: What We Know So Far
Assassin's Creed
Gateway Blend ©copyright 2017