13 Facts About Bruce Almighty


Bruce Almighty is a 2003 American fantasy comedy film directed by Tom Shadyac and written by Steve Koren, Mark O'Keefe and Steve Oedekerk.

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Bruce Almighty Nolan is a television field reporter for Eyewitness News on WKBW-TV in Buffalo, New York, but desires to be the news anchorman.

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When Bruce Almighty is passed over for promotion by his rival, Evan Baxter, a vulgar on-camera outburst leads to his dismissal from the station.

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Bruce Almighty receives a message on his pager, which takes him to an empty warehouse where he meets God.

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Bruce Almighty is initially jubilant with the powers, using them for personal gains, such as getting his job back, exacting revenge on a street gang that bullied him earlier, and impressing his girlfriend, Grace Connelly.

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Bruce Almighty finds ways of using his powers around Buffalo to cause miraculous events to occur at otherwise mundane events that he covers, such as discovering Jimmy Hoffa's body during a segment on police training, or causing a meteor to harmlessly land near a cook-off, earning him the nickname "Mr Exclusive".

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Bruce Almighty continues to hear voices in his head and re-encounters God, who explains the voices are prayers that Bruce Almighty must deal with.

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Bruce Almighty creates a computerized email-like system to receive the prayers and respond but finds that the influx is far too many for him to handle and sets the program to answer every prayer Yes automatically.

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When Grace arrives, she finds Bruce Almighty kissing his co-anchor, Susan Ortega, after she forcefully comes on to him, and quickly leaves.

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Bruce Almighty follows her, trying to use his powers to convince her to stay but cannot influence her free will.

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Bruce Almighty is suddenly hit by a truck and regains consciousness in a white void.

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God agrees, and Bruce Almighty finds himself in the hospital, where doctors have assisted in his recovery.

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Bruce Almighty joined The Matrix Reloaded, Finding Nemo, X2 and Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl to become the first five films to earn over $200 million at the box office in one summer season.

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