Bruce Almighty (2003) Poster


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Followed by 

Evan Almighty (2007)

Remade as 

God Tussi Great Ho (2008)
Main character gets to be God for a while, after his life is a failure


The Lone Ranger (1949) (TV Series)
Limelight (1952)
Jim Carrey says "love, love, love, love, love" the same way as Charlie Chaplin in Limelight.
Bedazzled (1967)
The long file cabinet.
Dirty Harry (1971)
Family Feud (1976) (TV Series)
Network (1976)
Oh, God! (1977)
Alien (1979)
Modern Problems (1981)
Several similar scenes including the "no contact orgasm" trick in both films
Late Night with Conan O'Brien (1993) (TV Series)
Ace Ventura: Pet Detective (1994)
Just before Bruce entices a monkey out of the gangster's anus, he sees them and remarks "b-e-a-autiful". He frequently uses the same line in Ace Ventura (both of them). The director, Tom Shadyac also directed Ace Ventura: Pet Detective.
The Mask (1994)
phone #, important object defenestrated but magically reappearing, Dirty Harry mime, talking to self in mirror
Friends (1994) (TV Series)
In a deleted scene, Jennifer Aniston picks up a tabloid and remarks about the fictitious actress on the cover, "She's so talented but all they want to talk about is her hair," a reference to herself in real life.
Se7en (1995)
The Cable Guy (1996)
line from the movie repeated in the newsroom
Liar Liar (1997)
Liar Liar poster used as Mr. Exclusive ad
Titanic (1997)
Bruce talks about it while on the Maid of the Mist with the old lady.
The Truman Show (1998)
the scene on the water with God
Office Space (1999)
The Mummy (1999)
Dogma (1999)
Who Wants to Be a Millionaire (1999) (TV Series)

Referenced in 

The Process of Jim (2003) (Video)
Reference to Jim Carrey's work on the film
Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy (2004)
Steve Carell is dimwitted newsman in both, and both involve the "Baxter" newsman gag
I Am Not an Animal: Planet of the Men and Women (2004) (TV Episode)
Poster for the film can be seen on the side of a cinema.
Torrente 3: El protector (2005)
God (El Fary) appears completely dressed in white, as Morgan Freeman in Bruce Almighty
Creation Science 201: Class 1 (2005) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Kent.
Creation Science 201: Class 5 (2005) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Kent.
Jeopardy!: Episode #22.35 (2005) (TV Episode)
correct response in "Movie Taglines" category
2006 MTV Movie Awards (2006) (TV Special)
When Jim Carrey wins his award he is portrayed as God like, just like in this film, he also wears similar clothes.
Borat: Cultural Learnings of America for Make Benefit Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan (2006)
DVDs being sold in the store behind Pamela Anderson
Sivaji (2007)
Movie poster is seen in theater
The Girls Next Door: Everyday Is Wednesday (2008) (TV Episode)
a poster for the film can be seen on the wall at Le Paws
Getaway: Great Little Cities of the World (2008) (TV Episode)
A DVD of this movie is shown in a promotion of other movies starring Jim Carrey available at BigPond Movies.
Tales from the Script (2009)
The script and the success of the film are discussed.
(500) Days of Summer (2009)
DVD is shown in a video store.
World's Dumbest: Criminals 11 (2009) (TV Episode)
Title of story #4.
Jeopardy!: Episode #26.7 (2009) (TV Episode)
Subject of a $1,000 clue in the category "Movie Synopses"
Jeopardy!: 2010 College Championship Semifinal 1 (2010) (TV Episode)
Subject of $1,200, $1,600 and $2,000 clues in the category "The Star's TV Show & Movie"
Bad Movie Beatdown: Evan Almighty (2010) (TV Episode)
The predecessor is recalled
Hewy's Animated Movie Reviews: Despicable Me (2010) (TV Episode)
Steve Carell's role mentioned
Watchman Video Broadcast: American Goddess: The Hidden Secret Inside the Statue of Liberty (2011) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Mike, and the poster is shown.
The King James Code, Volume 5: Revelation 666 (2011) (Video)
Mentioned by Mike, and the movie poster is shown.
Saturday Night Live: Alec Baldwin/Radiohead (2011) (TV Episode)
Mention that Tony Bennett was in this movie
American Goddess: Lucifer's Torch (2011) (Video)
Mentioned by Mike, and the poster is shown.
The Cleveland Show: The Men in Me (2012) (TV Episode)
mentioned in dialogue
Pastor Mike Online: Episode #1.81 (2012) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Mike.
The Dark Knight Rises (2012)
Bruce Wayne (Christian Bale) says to Lucius Fox (Morgan Freeman) "Now you're just showing off". This is the same line that Bruce Nolan (Jim Carrey) says to God (Morgan Freeman) in "Bruce Almighty".
Mad: Frankenwinnie/ParaMorgan (2012) (TV Episode)
Neil mentions this movie as one of the things Morgan Freeman appeared in.
Pastor Mike Online: ObamaCare, Sozo and Hebrew Roots (2012) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Mike, and a still image from the movie is shown.
Pastor Mike Online: Jim Staley Heresy (2013) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Mike.
Pastor Mike Online: Man of Steel Coming to a Church Near You! (2013) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Mike.
Bad Movie Beatdown: Jack and Jill (2013) (TV Episode)
also written by Steve Koren
Kirby Buckets: Kirby Almighty (2014) (TV Episode)
Title reference.
De slimste mens ter wereld: Episode #5.28 (2015) (TV Episode)
Still of Jim Carrey and Morgan Freeman shown
Honest Trailers: Boyhood (2015) (TV Episode)
"And that's how the cookie crumbles"
Flat Earth Clues: Shell Beach (2015) (TV Episode)
Still images from the movie are shown.
The Chase Australia: Episode #2.2 (2016) (TV Episode)
The contestants are asked a question about the character played by Morgan Freeman during the Final Chase.
Late Night with Seth Meyers: Morgan Freeman/Rob Kazinsky/Jake Bugg/Jon Theodore (2016) (TV Episode)
Seth refers to Morgan Freeman's earlier role as God
PWN: Movie Tropes: PWN #6 (2016) (TV Episode)
Images are shown
Late Night with Seth Meyers: Colin Jost & Michael Che/Jessi Klein/Matt Cameron (2016) (TV Episode)
A still of Morgan Freeman as God is shown during the monologue
Jeopardy!: Episode #33.94 (2017) (TV Episode)
referenced in clue in "If They Married" category
Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Return: Reptilicus (2017) (TV Episode)
"Only God can play God! And sometimes Morgan Freeman!"
Lucifer: Deceptive Little Parasite (2017) (TV Episode)
Lucifer mentions Morgan Freeman playing God.
Crazy Ex-Girlfriend: Getting Over Jeff. (2017) (TV Episode)
Rachel says she has always wanted to go to Buffalo after seeing this movie


It's a Wonderful Life (1946)
Grace sees a scene of it on TV because of Bruce as a sign.

Featured in 

The Process of Jim (2003) (Video)
Clips are shown
The Greatest Canadian (2004) (TV Mini-Series)
In the Jim Carey Segment
The Rotten Tomatoes Show: The Road/Ninja Assassin/Old Dogs (2009) (TV Episode)
"Movie Theology with Father Brett" segment
Bad Movie Beatdown: Evan Almighty (2010) (TV Episode)
Clips shown.
Great Movie Mistakes (2010) (TV Movie)
Clips of mistakes shown
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #18.96 (2010) (TV Episode)
a clip is shown in a montage of Jennifer Aniston films
I Am (2010)
Clips are played.
De wereld draait door: Episode #6.65 (2010) (TV Episode)
A fragment featuring Morgan Freeman and Jim Carrey is shown.
Guys Choice Awards 2011 (2011) (TV Special)
Clip were showned
Hollywood's Top Ten: Critics' Choice Nominees: Comedy (2011) (TV Episode)
Steve Carel's Most Memorable Movie Moments
Bad Movie Beatdown: Out of Reach (2011) (TV Episode)
The scene of Segal going into a large empty white room is compared to Jim Carrey's character doing the same thing in this movie.
The 69th Annual Golden Globe Awards (2012) (TV Special)
Cecil B. DeMille Award presentation for Morgan Freeman.
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #20.113 (2012) (TV Episode)
Clip of Bruce parting the cars replaces Bruce with Tim Tebow


It's a Wonderful Life (1946)
Bruce brings the moon closer with a "Lasso". in IAWL George Bailey offers Mary the Moon and says he was throw a lasso around it. That scene from IAWL is also included in Bruce Almighty.
The Seven Year Itch (1955)
Bruce uses his powers to cause a woman's skirt to fly up.
The Ten Commandments (1956)
Parting of the Red Sea/soup.
Chariots of Fire (1981)
Theme used for the "cheesy inspirational music."
It (1990) (TV Mini-Series)
Groundhog Day (1993)
Liar Liar (1997)
Liar Liar poster used as Mr. Exclusive ad
Titanic (1997)
Bruce talks about it while on the Maid of the Mist with the old lady
The Mummy (1999)

Spoofed in 

Scary Movie 3 (2003)
A news presenter talks gibberish and can't help it.
Stewie Griffin: The Untold Story (2005) (Video)
Tom the newsreader tries to make Peter fail his Grindsmygears-item.
Family Guy: I Dream of Jesus (2008) (TV Episode)
Jesus makes Lois' boobs bigger like Bruce did to his girlfriend.

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