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Evan Almighty is a american film of genre Science fiction directed by Tom Shadyac released in USA on 9 june 2007 with Steve Carell

Evan Almighty (2007)

Evan Almighty
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Released in USA 9 june 2007
Length 1h36
Directed by
OriginUSA
Genres Science fiction,    Fantastic,    Comedy,    Fantasy
Rating54% 2.701022.701022.701022.701022.70102

Evan Almighty is a 2007 American comedy film and the stand-alone sequel/spin-off to Bruce Almighty (2003). The film was directed by Tom Shadyac, based on the characters created by Steve Koren and Mark O'Keefe from the original film, and starring Steve Carell, Morgan Freeman, Lauren Graham, John Goodman, John Michael Higgins, Jimmy Bennett, and Wanda Sykes. Production of the film began in January 2006. Several visual effect companies were used to provide CGI for the numerous animals and the climactic flood scene. The main plot is a modern day retelling of Noah's Ark.

By the time the film premiered on June 10, 2007, it had become the most expensive comedy film ever at the time; it was later overtaken by Men in Black 3. The film grossed less than its budget of $175 million worldwide, and it received generally negative reviews. In October 2007, the film was released on DVD and HD DVD.

Evan Almighty was also notable for allegations that the many animals used in the film were treated poorly, but Universal Pictures stressed the animals' conditions were acceptable. This was despite objections from animal rights group PETA.

Synopsis

Newly elected to Congress, former local television news reporter Evan Baxter (Steve Carell) leaves his hometown of Buffalo, New York and moves to suburban northern Virginia, where his congressional campaign declares that he will change the world. Evan prays to God (Morgan Freeman) to give him this opportunity. On the other hand, his wife, Joan (Lauren Graham), expresses her concern about the new location and prays that she, Evan, and their three sons (Jimmy Bennett, Graham Phillips, and Johnny Simmons) will be closer together as a family. On the first day of his job, Evan is given a prime office space, where he is accompanied by his three congressional staffers, Rita, Marty, and Eugene (Wanda Sykes, Jonah Hill, John Michael Higgins), and invited to co-sponsor the Public Land Act bill with his boss, Chuck Long (John Goodman).

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