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The Bucket List 2007

  • Rob Reiner
  • January 11, 2008
  • June 10, 2008
  • 97 mins
  • English
  • Adventure, Comedy, Drama
When he closed his eyes, his heart was opened
Corporate billionaire Edward and working class mechanic Carter have nothing in common except for their terminal illnesses. While sharing a hospital room together, they decide to escape and do all the things they have ever wanted to do before they die according to their "bucket list". In the process, both of them heal each other, become unlikely friends, and ultimately find the joy in life.


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Una gran película que me ha hecho reír y llorar y sobre todo sentir. No esperaba menos de estos dos grandísimos actores. Morgan Freeman está sublime y Jack Nicholson no le va a la saga. Una lección de que nunca es tarde para hacer las cosas, buenas cosas por supuesto, y que no hay que desaprovechar el tiempo mientras puedas. Merece mucho la pena el tiempo que pasas disfrutando de esta película.

A great movie that made me laugh and mourn and above all feel. I expected no less from these two great actors. Morgan Freeman and Jack Nicholson is sublime is not going to the saga. A lesson that is never too late to do things, good things of course, and not to waste time while you can. Well worth the time you spend enjoying this film.

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Brilliant acting by Nicholson make up for a rather mediocre story, which sounds much better than it turns out (but even Nicholson's outstanding performance does not turn The Bucket List into a great movie).

French movie "Intouchables" shows how such a story SHOULD be told and is the much better alternative (even though one has to mention that the plots are not that similar, but the whole settings of the movies are).

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Nikola Tesla's obvious humorous sarcastic remark "Marconi is a good fellow. Let him continue. He is using 17 of my patents." has been widely misunderstood by mankind.

The mentioning of coffee Luwak besides Nikola Tesla had nailed to my chair for the rest of the film. There should be more movies like this. Morgan Freeman did a great job in translating the role of a person in which some of us recognize ourselves.

Jack Nicholson on top of the pyramid "Alright I'll bite..."

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