63

Miami Herald

By Connie Ogle
Evan Almighty may not be enough to make you shout ''Hallelujah,'' but it's not the cinematic equivalent of a plague, either.
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63

New York Daily News

By Jack Mathews
Carell and Freeman are great together and Wanda Sykes' acerbic humor is perfect for her role as Evan's perplexed assistant.
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58

Entertainment Weekly

By Lisa Schwarzbaum
The message is so good-hearted, so inarguable, so dull.
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50

Boston Globe

By Wesley Morris
Only in the last 30 minutes does Evan Almighty put his gifts to decent use. Epically hairy and biblically robed, Carell suggests at that point what a bolder, more psychologically serious treatment of religious conviction would have been like.
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50

Philadelphia Inquirer

By Steven Rea
Ultimately, Evan Almighty is too sappy, too sanctimonious.
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50

The Hollywood Reporter

By Kirk Honeycutt
Carell is getting quite good as these everyman characters but lacks the audacity of, say, a Carrey or a Robin Williams. He is making comedy out of dullness.
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38

USA Today

By Claudia Puig
It's an almighty, humorless bore.
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25

San Francisco Chronicle

By Mick LaSalle
A limp, slow-moving and desperately unfunny comedy.
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25

Rolling Stone

By Peter Travers
It's Carell who projects the movie's only sense of mischief. But it's too little and too late.
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20

Wall Street Journal

By Joe Morgenstern
This is movie-making by and for dummies, a sappy little bible story, blissed out on its own ineptitude.
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37 out of 100
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