Philip K. Dick's story The Adjustment Team was published in 1954. But the movie The Adjustment Bureau only trades on Dick's name. All else is shoved aside by George Nolfi, who directed and wrote the screenplay.
The on-screen pairing of Matt Damon and Emily Blunt is so winning that you may be willing to overlook the oddly modulating tone of the story that brings them together and then tries to keep them apart.
Celestial bullies con people into imagining they're in charge, while a higher authority is pushing them around and calling the shots. Which stemmed from Philip Dick's chronic bouts of madness, but gets a fresh coat of paint in its sentimental makeover.