• The Bucket List (2007)

The Bucket List

Release Date: December 25th, 2007

DVD Release Date: June 10th, 2008

PG-13 |1 hr 37 min

Plot Summary

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.

Cast: Jack Nicholson, Morgan Freeman, Sean Hayes, Rob Morrow, Beverly Todd, Alfonso Freeman, Rowena King, Verda Bridges

Director: Rob Reiner

Genres: Comedy drama

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

Distributors: Warner Bros.

Keywords: Amusing, Family, France, Inspiring, Friendship, 2000s, Daughter, Hospital, Quest, Heartwarming, Transformation, Love

Ratings & Reviews

  • 50
    Michael RechtshaffenThe Hollywood Reporter

    You'd think the team of Rob Reiner, Jack Nicholson and Morgan Freeman might have had the right stuff. Alas, their labored efforts fail to lift The Bucket List out of its flatlining state. show more

  • 88
    Kyle SmithNew York Post

    Actors tell us that dying is easy, comedy is hard. But comedies about dying are hardest of all. show more

  • 75
    James BerardinelliReelViews

    The movie's sincerity helps it get over some of the most difficult hurdles and the feeling after leaving theater is one of having experienced something worthwhile albeit unremarkable. show more

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