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The Man Who Sued God (2001)

97 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

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...See moreBilly 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 kwedgwood@hotmail.com See less
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John Clarke (original screenplay) | Patrick McCarville (story idea) | Don Watson
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Oct 25, 2001 (Australia)

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Billy Connolly
Steve Myers Steve Myers   See fewer
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Judy Davis
Anna Redmond Anna Redmond   See fewer
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Colin Friels
David Myers David Myers   See fewer
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Wendy Hughes
Jules Myers Jules Myers   See fewer
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Bille Brown
Gerry Ryan Gerry Ryan   See fewer
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John Howard
Edward Piggott Edward Piggott   See fewer
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Emily Browning
Rebecca Myers Rebecca Myers   See fewer
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Vincent Ball
Cardinal Cardinal   See fewer
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Tim Robertson
Judge Bonaface Judge Bonaface   See fewer
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Primate Primate   See fewer
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Richard Carter
Dirk Streicher Dirk Streicher   See fewer
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Cressida Roache Cressida Roache   See fewer
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Doctor Doctor   See fewer
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Maxine Jeffrey (as Andrea Moore) Maxine Jeffrey (as Andrea Moore)   See fewer
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Leonid Dobrinsky
Russian Guy Russian Guy   See fewer
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Troy Carlson
Havers Havers   See fewer
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Insurance Branch Head Insurance Branch Head   See fewer
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Reporter Reporter   See fewer
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Reporter Reporter   See fewer
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Ron Zines
Janitor in synagogue Janitor in synagogue   See fewer
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Pamela Shaw
American Reporter American Reporter   See fewer
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Clarence Dany
French Reporter French Reporter   See fewer
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Italian Reporter Italian Reporter   See fewer
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Kell Graham
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Polish Newsreader (as Darius Paczynski) Polish Newsreader (as Darius Paczynski)   See fewer
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Sam Cohen Sam Cohen   See fewer
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Fisherman Fisherman   See fewer
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Steve Supporter Steve Supporter   See fewer
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Customer Customer   See fewer
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Woman in Restaurant Woman in Restaurant   See fewer
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6.5 / 10 | 4,647 votes