• 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

See What Zac Efron Would Look Like As Nightwing In The DCEU
The 6 Best Bill Paxton Characters, And Why We Love Them
How To Watch The 2017 Oscars Streaming
Someone Edited Star Wars To Give R2-D2 Dialogue, And It’s Hilarious
How Game Of Thrones Will Affect Iron Fist, According To Finn Jones

New Reviews

Nocturnal Animals
I Don’t Feel At Home In This World Anymore
Rock Dog

Top Movies

That Guardians Of The Galaxy 2 Trailer Totally Doesn’t Spoil The Movie, According to James Gunn
One Way Harry Potter Fans Are Different From Other Fans, According To Emma Watson
How Many People Watched Donald Trump's State Of The Union Address
How Beauty And The Beast Will Introduce Disney's First Gay Character On The Big Screen
One Major Issue Morgan Will Have To Deal With Coming Up On The Walking Dead
What The Flash And Supergirl Musical Episode Is Going To Be About
The Incredible Amount Of Money Netflix Is Spending To Make European Shows
One Fantastic Four Star Who Has No Interest In Doing A Sequel
Savannah Guthrie Accidentally Referred To Matt Lauer As Her Husband, Watch The Video
The Walking Dead Cast Did Know Who Negan Killed In Advance, According To One Actor
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