Jack Nicholson is just funny, no matter what he says or does, ever since Terms of Endearment he has made me laugh so hard that I cry and Morgan Freeman is just the best actor going around. I want to laugh, cry , be scared, be informed. And therein lies the skill of director Rob Reiner, who makes sure Jack doesn't kill the lines with bluster and Morgan doesn't drown them in vocal sweetness. I know that, but Nicholson is so damned brilliant as is Freeman. You throw some adversity at an athlete or a team that overcomes it you'll probably see a tear as well, but this film just struck a chord.
The Bucket List is a 2007 American drama and comedy directed by Rob Reiner stars Jack Nicholson and Morgan Freeman. The script was quite original, which was such a breath of fresh air, and the acting couldn't have been any better. This is a good movie, as much silly as serious. But only three films have made me sob. He is a loner who enjoys doing nothing more than tormenting the personal assistant he has. Billionaire Edward Cole Jack Nicholson and car mechanic Carter Chambers Morgan Freeman are complete strangers, until fate lands them in the same hospital room.
I would recommend this film to anyone and everyone - as it was such a feel-good movie that made you both laugh and cry at the same time - something you don't come across too often. Nearly everything is likable about The Bucket List, except the tone of the film, which many awards voters and critics may feel is too repetitious of late. The film is uplifting and heartwarming, and while the conclusion strives for unpredictability, comparisons may be drawn to similarly crafted works. Wonderfully sarcastic dialogue, poignant exchanges between excellently crafted characters, and an overall beautiful tale of mortality and morality, The Bucket List is an excellent opportunity for two of the greatest actors of our time to show off their inimitable techniques. While sharing a hospital room together, they decide to leave it and do all the things they have ever wanted to do before they die according to their bucket list. The two men will embark on a long list of things that they wish to do with one another. Jack Nicholson and Morgan Freeman were truly amazing together - it's a film about cancer, and yet the two were able to balance the comedy and the drama of the script in such the perfect way that the audience loved every moment of the movie.
In the process, both of them heal each other, become unlikely friends, and ultimately find joy in life. Another aspect, which is a great credit to screenwriter Justin Zackham, is the dialogue, which is continually hilarious even while it borders on heartbreaking. To exercise their rights of opposition, correction or deletion should write to the following email: peliculatorpeliculator gmail. Rarely do we see two actors work so well together this odd couple appears to have been destined for these roles. He's attained a level of recognition that allows us to acknowledge him simply as Jack. In the process, both of them heal each other, become unlikely friends, and ultimately find joy in life. Sure the film has some flaws, but Reiner and company are to be commended.
It is a joy to watch their characters for a little over 90 minutes, and the message, well, I hope it hits you as it did me. He ended up as a mechanic after his wife became pregnant and they were broke and simply needed a steady income. Morgan Freeman and Jack Nicholson are by far and away two of my favourite actors. While on the road trip, each of them has a wish list of things that they would like to do. Carter, who is gifted in history, wanted at a point in his life to be a history professor. His actual name is Matthew but Edward does not like this name as he says it is too biblical.
Not everyone who sees it will feel this way. Jack Nicholson's performance is excellent as the curmudgeonly Ebenezer character that receives a change of heart and a change of view with Carter's friendship. Edward is a man who has been divorced a number of times and is a health care tycoon. I am no spring chicken, but this film moved me like no other. Sarcasm and cynicism are proudly worn by Jack, and the conversations conducted between the two are never dull.
Is it the best film ever? Both men laugh and cry and change in subtle ways that make this not a maudlin exercise in death denial but rather a celebration of love through friendship, regardless of the grim future. The Bucket List 2007 Subtitles Corporate billionaire Edward Cole and working class mechanic Carter Chambers have nothing in common except for their terminal illnesses. This list is known as the Bucket List. For the record I laughed a fair amount as well. Neither were the other two that made me sob. The list is tossed into the trash when he learns he has less time than he thought with less than a year to live. This is a better film than both of those fine films.
They will sky dive, visit the Taj Mahal and ride on motorcycles. Edward Nicholson and Carter Freeman meet in hospital where they have been given less than a year to live because of cancer. I have certainly shed a tear or two at countless films. 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. We're already familiar with his character and relate to him in much the same way we feel about all of his recent projects. Pictures Tomato user meter: 78% Tomato consensus: Not even the earnest performances of the two leads can rescue The Bucket List from its schmaltzy script. Edward who is played as Jack does not want to share a room with Carter, played by Morgan Freeman.
Thanks for opening up some feelings that I have spent years learning to hide. The hokey process shots at several of the world's wonders indicate the surety of Reiner's direction where he evokes the old Hope and Crosby road pictures and emphasizes that the journey is the important thing, not the destination. Regardless of his role, he's still Jack, and he doesn't disappoint. Meaningful, affecting and downright funny, the script is amazingly well paced and flows more naturally than anything in recent memory. It takes a lot for me to think that. The same can be said for Morgan Freeman who continues to play roles that accentuate his knack for worldly, wise and good-natured characters that can make us laugh and cry from moment to moment. His assistant is Thomas and played by Sean Hayes.
As their list of goals begins to come to an end, they realize how much they've truly lived just in the last few months alone, and how much their short friendship has impacted their lives. The two of them eventually become friends while they both undergo their own treatments. When a twist of fate lands him in his own hospital, he's stuck sharing a room with Carter Chambers Morgan Freeman. Always going to respect the confidentiality of your personal data will only be used for the purpose of managing the services offered, respond to requests raised by us, performing administrative tasks, as well as sending technical, commercial or advertising information by post or electronically. I'd be surprised if this movie isn't up for some Oscar or another come next year.