Evan Almighty
Evan Almighty (2007)

40-Year-Old Virgin star Steve Carell reprises his role as preening newscaster Evan Baxter in this heavenly sequel to the 2003 Jim Carrey comedy hit. Shortly after television anchorman-turned-U.S. congressman Evan Baxter (Carell) relocates… More

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Rated: PG
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Release Date: October 9, 2007
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Critic Score: 23% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: Big on special effects but short on laughs, Evan Almighty underutilizes a star-studded cast that includes Steve Carell and Morgan Freeman.

Jonathan F. Richards
Film.com

Evan Almighty belongs to that sorry cinema subgenre, Comedy without the Funny Bits.

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Richard Roeper
Ebert & Roeper

It's a paper-thin alleged comedy with a laugh drought of Biblical proportions.

Brian Orndorf
Blu-ray.com

Loathed during its initial theatrical run, I fail to see the ultimate sin of Evan Almighty, outside of some painfully lazy screenwriting and irritating pace issues.

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Anna Smith
Time Out

'Evan Almighty' misses so many tricks, it ultimately misses the mark.

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Dana Stevens
Slate

This is the Old Testament minus the wrath, divine retribution as chicken soup for the soul -- where's the fun in that?

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Ed Whitfield
What Culture

Fans of the original film will find much to enjoy, though they really shouldn't and it would be morally indefensible to encourage them.

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Robert Wilonsky
Village Voice

This is PG-rated proselytizing tinged with Al Gore self-righteousness, all with the narrative thrust of a film about the apocalypse starring Kirk Cameron.

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Claudia Puig
USA Today

It's an almighty, humorless bore.

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Joshua Starnes
ComingSoon.net

There's a great deal of comedic talent working here, and none of them can muster anything more than a decent chuckle.

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Flixster Audience Score: 52% Flixster User Reviews
Bruce Bruce
Evan Almighy is a big success. It's not the worst movie ever and it made over one hundred million dollars at the box office. Bruce Almighty is better, but… More
Alex roy
Evan Almighty is an awful sequel to an awful film. I hated this film, I hated the message it, and everything about it was horrible. The story was bad, the… More
Candy Rose
Evan (Steve Carell) meets God (Morgan Freeman) who commands him to build an ark to save people from the flood. His family and colleagues think he is going… More
Marc Lewis
You know, I love Steve Carrell. He was pretty funny in "Over the Hedge" and VERY funny in "Get Smart". I also really liked "Bruce… More
Directors Cat
Evan Almighty is the most expensive comedy film of all time. It's effects are superb but it's not worth the money that it cost to make it. The whole… More
Jim Careter
Evan Almight is a terrible comedy. The plot was boring and cliche and a movie a 4 year old could write after hearing the story of Noah. The cast wasn't… More

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