Mr. Destiny (1990)
Average Rating: 4.5/10
Reviews Counted: 16
Fresh: 6 | Rotten: 10
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Critic Reviews: 3
Fresh: 0 | Rotten: 3
Average Rating: 3/5
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Businessman Larry Burrows (James Belushi) has a wife who ignores him, a screwball friend who won't leave him alone, and a car that continually breaks down. All that and more is enough to give him a mid-life crisis. After his car stalls once more, he enters a bar looking for help and encounters a bartender (Michael Caine) who shows him what his life would have been like, if he hadn't struck out in a baseball game back in high school. ~ John Bush, Rovi
Oct 12, 1990 Wide
Sep 3, 2002
Jay O Sanders
Raymond L. Anderson
Jesse J. Donnelly
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A bland comic fantasy.
An awful redemption flick.
Another one of these comedies shooting for a "Capraesque" vibe, resulting in a limp comedy with some mild charm and loads of predictability.
Campy and stupid, but sort of fun.
Yes, it's a ripoff of "It's a Wonderful Life" but it works. Belushi is funny, and the point is still well taken.
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Movies Like Mr. Destiny
- Larry Burrows: Boy, you really do know how to make a point.
- Larry Burrows: I guess I didn't know how good I had it.
- Mike: Learn to enjoy what you've got.
- Larry Burrows: Half a second sooner and I would've been king.
- Mike: Some people think things are the way they are for a reason.
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