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      The Bucket List

      2007, Comedy/Drama, 1h 37m

      177 Reviews 250,000+ Ratings

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      Not even the earnest performances of the two leads can rescue The Bucket List from its schmaltzy script. Read critic reviews

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      Billionaire Edward Cole (Jack Nicholson) and car mechanic Carter Chambers (Morgan Freeman) are complete strangers, until fate lands them in the same hospital room. The men find they have two things in common: a need to come to terms with who they are and what they have done with their lives, and a desire to complete a list of things they want to see and do before they die. Against their doctor's advice, the men leave the hospital and set out on the adventure of a lifetime.

      • Rating: PG-13 (Language|A Sexual Reference)

      • Genre: Comedy, Drama

      • Original Language: English

      • Director: Rob Reiner

      • Producer: Craig Zadan, Neil Meron, Alan Greisman, Rob Reiner

      • Writer: Justin Zackham

      • Release Date (Theaters):  wide

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      • Box Office (Gross USA): $93.5M

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      • Distributor: Warner Bros.

      • Production Co: Warner Bros., Storyline Entertainment, Two Ton Films

      • Sound Mix: Dolby SRD, DTS, SDDS

      • Aspect Ratio: Flat (1.85:1)

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      • Apr 21, 2012

        Jack Nicholson and Morgan Freeman. There's the draw here in a nutshell, two heavyweights in the same space. The story, one of redemption while facing death, is predictable enough, as is predictable the reliance on its two stars to save it, which they do but only just. If only the story had mas huevos ...

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      • Dec 06, 2011

        Interesting, entertaining and a little emotional.

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      • Dec 02, 2011

        The plot was predictable, acting was incredible, and overall just an okay film for me.

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