Evan Almighty

Evan Almighty is a 2007 American comedy film and the standalone sequelspinoff to Bruce Almighty 2003. The film was directed by Tom Shadyac, based on the characters created by Steve Koren and Mark OKeefe from the original film, and starring Steve Carell, Morgan Freeman, Lauren Graham, John Goodman, John Michael Higgins, Jimmy Bennett, and Wanda Sykes. Production of the film began in January 2006. Several visual effect companies were used to provide CGI for the numerous animals and the climactic flood scene. The main plot is a modernday retelling of Noahs Ark.

Newly elected to Congress, former local television news reporter Evan Baxter Steve Carell leaves his hometown of Buffalo, New York and moves to fictional Prestige Crest community in Huntsville, VA, where his congressional campaign declares that he will change the world. Evan prays to God Morgan Freeman to give him this opportunity. His wife, Joan Lauren Graham, prays that she, Evan, and their three sons Jimmy Bennett, Graham Phillips, and Johnny Simmons will be closer together as a family. On the first day of his job, Evan is given a prime office space, where he is accompanied by his three congressional staffers, Rita Wanda Sykes, Marty John Michael Higgins, and Eugene Jonah Hill, and invited to cosponsor the Public Land Act bill with his boss, Chuck Long John Goodman. Soon after Evans arrival to Congress, six strange things start to happen around him Evan soon learns that the number refers to the verse in the Book of Genesis, where God instructs Noah to build an Ark in preparation for a flood. God repeatedly appears in various guises before finally revealing himself to Evan, cordially insisting that Evan should build an Ark as well. God explains to Evan that a flood is coming, and that the only opportunity Evan will have to change the world is by saving his community instead. God also tells Evan to inform others about the flood should they ask him later. After a beard that Evan cant shave grows on his face and eight vacant lots in his neighborhood are purchased in his name, his wife initially believes that he is having a midlife crisis. He begins constructing the ark and involves his kids, who start to admire him as he is spending more time with them. ........

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