The Man Who Sued God (2001)

The Man Who Sued God


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Directed by Mark Joffe, Australia's The Man Who Sued God centers around Steve (Billy Connelly), an ex-lawyer who is unable to collect insurance money for his destroyed boat. Deeming the accident an "act of God," Steve decides to sue the man at the root of his problem -- namely, God. Anna (Judy Davis), a jaded journalist who took a particular interest in Steve's case, decides to help him out on his quest to collect from the almighty. The movie raises a host of philosophical issues, some of which … More

Rating: R
Genre: Drama, Comedy
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On DVD: Mar 13, 2007



as Steve Myers

as Anna Redmond

as David Myers

as Gerry Ryan

as Jules Myers

as Rebecca Myers

as Cardinal

as Moderator

as Edward Piggott

as Judge Bonaface

as Sam Cohen

as Cressida Roache
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Critic Reviews for The Man Who Sued God

All Critics (11) | Top Critics (2)

The mix of slapstick and serious societal probing doesn't sit well.

November 6, 2001
Hollywood Reporter
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Full Review… | June 24, 2006
Time Out
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A delicious concept, executed with such's divine!

Full Review… | August 17, 2002
Urban Cinefile

Balances lightweight froth with canny casting and meditative undertones.

Full Review… | October 15, 2001

Full Review… | November 30, 2003
Empire Magazine

Audience Reviews for The Man Who Sued God

The concept is not used efficiently enough.

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Super Reviewer

This could have been a five star film but it get cold feet right at the end and ruins itself!

Anthony Lawrie

Super Reviewer

Had its cheesy moments, but overall I liked it. If only it could have been based on a true story...oh wait, then it would have had to have had a plausible legal scenario. Right.

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