GenreDrama, Comedy, Fantasy
Release DateJune 22, 2007
Production Budget$175 millions
Official Siteclick here
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Cast and Crew
ProducerGary Barber, Roger Birnbaum, Michael Bostick, Neal H. Moritz, Tom Shadyac
ScreenwriterJosh Stolberg, Bobby Florsheim, Steve Oedekerk
Steve Carell ("The 40-Year-Old Virgin"), reprising his role as the polished, preening newscaster Evan Baxter of "Bruce Almighty," is the next one anointed by God to accomplish a holy mission in the hilarious new comedy "Evan Almighty". Blockbuster comedy director Tom Shadyac ("The Nutty Professor," "Liar Liar," "Bruce Almighty") returns behind the camera for this next episode of divine intervention. This time, however, his cast grows two-by-two.
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...