Billy Connolly plays Steve Myers, a lawyer who became a fisherman from frustration. When his one piece of property, his boat, is struck by lightning and destroyed he is denied insurance ...
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Billy Connolly plays Steve Myers, a lawyer who became a fisherman from frustration. When his one piece of property, his boat, is struck by lightning and destroyed he is denied insurance money because it was 'an act of God'. He re-registers as a lawyer and sues the insurance company and the church under the guise of God, defending himself. The accident leads him to a friendship and eventual relationship with a journalist, Anna Redmond (Davis).Written by
Bollywood movie 'Oh My God' starring Akshay Kumar and Paresh Rawal is inspired from The Man Who Sued God. See more »
When Dave throws the newspaper on top of Steve as he's lying in bed, the second shot of Steve shows no newspaper lying on his upper body, but the third and fourth shots show the newspaper again. See more »
[about his Christian counterparts]
They're praying to God. They should be praying for better lawyers.
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If you only watch one 'alternative' film this year, see this one.
This is a lovely hard warming, but gentle story about a guy who's boat and livelihood is destroyed by lightning. When the insurance company refuse to pay up, blaming it on an 'act of god', he decides to try to gain compensation from someone.
This is a delightful film that's a relaxing, humorous and gentle tale of one little mans fight against the global conglomerates who are using God as a way of getting out of their contracts.
It's a great film, and one which I would recommend you go see before it disappears. And I'm going to buy it on DVD!
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