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The Man Who Sued God (2001)

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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 include who should represent God in court, who pays up should God be convicted, and the status of Steve's eternal soul. The Man Who Sued God also features Vincent Ball and Billie Brown. ~ Tracie Cooper, Rovi

Cast

Billy Connolly
as Steve Myers
Judy Davis
as Anna Redmond
Colin Friels
as David Myers
Bille Brown
as Gerry Ryan
Wendy Hughes
as Jules Myers
Emily Browning
as Rebecca Myers
Vincent Ball
as Cardinal
Peter Whitford
as Moderator
John Howard (II)
as Edward Piggott
Tim Robertson
as Judge Bonaface
Ritchie Singer
as Sam Cohen
Josephine Byrnes
as Cressida Roache
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Critic Reviews for The Man Who Sued God

All Critics (7) | Top Critics (1)

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

November 6, 2001

A delicious concept, executed with such panache...it's divine!

August 17, 2002 | Full Review…

Balances lightweight froth with canny casting and meditative undertones.

October 15, 2001 | Rating: 3/4 | Full Review…

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The concept is not used efficiently enough.

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