History Film / TheManWhoSuedGod

17th Jun '16 4:02:16 AM Adept
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* NewscasterCameo: Chris Bath (one of the better-known SevenNetwork News Journalists) appears as a newsreader.

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* NewscasterCameo: Chris Bath (one of the better-known SevenNetwork Creator/SevenNetwork News Journalists) appears as a newsreader.
13th Sep '15 2:32:10 AM DeepRed
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* BittersweetEnding: [[spoiler:Steve drops his lawsuit in the end, commenting that it'll take years for him to pay off his legal costs. However, the clergymen, with financial resources that Steve hasn't got, then proceed to sue the insurance companies for 'unauthorised use of our Lord's name', with a subsequent news report of the insurance companies' stocks plummeting.]]

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* BittersweetEnding: [[spoiler:Steve drops his lawsuit in the end, commenting that it'll take years for him to pay off his legal costs. However, Steve has won a moral victory when the clergymen, with financial resources that Steve hasn't got, then proceed to sue the insurance companies for 'unauthorised use of our Lord's name', with a subsequent news report of the insurance companies' stocks plummeting.]]
4th Sep '15 5:03:53 AM erforce
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* TheNounWhoVerbed: Used for the title.
4th Sep '15 4:52:20 AM DeepRed
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* FakeNationality: One extra refers to Billy as "Irish" when pointing him out. At one point Steve also mentions that he's "just a tourist from New Zealand".

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* FakeNationality: One extra refers to Billy as "Irish" when pointing him out. At one point Steve also mentions that he's "just a tourist from New Zealand".Zealand", which is probably a nod to the fact that co-writer John Clarke originally hails from New Zealand, and was famous on New Zealand TV in the 1970s as the character Fred Dagg.
4th Sep '15 4:50:14 AM DeepRed
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* FakeNationality: One extra refers to Billy as "Irish" when pointing him out.

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* FakeNationality: One extra refers to Billy as "Irish" when pointing him out. At one point Steve also mentions that he's "just a tourist from New Zealand".
31st Jul '14 7:07:00 PM Morgenthaler
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31st Jul '14 7:06:18 PM Morgenthaler
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* [[spoiler:BittersweetEnding: Steve drops his lawsuit in the end, commenting that it'll take years for him to pay off his legal costs. However, the clergymen, with financial resources that Steve hasn't got, then proceed to sue the insurance companies for 'unauthorised use of our Lord's name', with a subsequent news report of the insurance companies' stocks plummeting.]]

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* [[spoiler:BittersweetEnding: Steve BittersweetEnding: [[spoiler:Steve drops his lawsuit in the end, commenting that it'll take years for him to pay off his legal costs. However, the clergymen, with financial resources that Steve hasn't got, then proceed to sue the insurance companies for 'unauthorised use of our Lord's name', with a subsequent news report of the insurance companies' stocks plummeting.]]
23rd May '14 4:04:53 AM Cerrida
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''The Man Who Sued God'' is a 2001 Australian film starring Scottish funnyman Creator/BillyConnolly, who plays fisherman and retired lawyer Steve Meyers. His wife has left him, seeing the owner of the caravan park she lives in, and is thinking of leaving with their daughter. Despite Steve being close to her this suits him fine, spending his days on his boat with his dog, until lightning destroys it. When the Insurance companies refuse to pay on the basis of it being an act of god Steve contemplates legal action, before his local church gives him the idea to sue god instead, holding the Insurance agencies responsible for using god as a legal loophole.

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''The Man Who Sued God'' is a 2001 Australian film starring Scottish funnyman Creator/BillyConnolly, who plays fisherman and retired lawyer Steve Meyers. His wife has left him, seeing him for the owner of the caravan park she lives in, in and is thinking of leaving with their daughter. Despite This suits Steve being close just fine as he gets to her this suits him fine, spending spend his days on his boat with his dog, until lightning destroys it. When the Insurance companies refuse to pay on the basis of it being an act of god god, Steve contemplates legal action, before his action. His local church gives him the idea to sue god God instead, holding the Insurance agencies responsible for using god God as a legal loophole.
14th Dec '13 1:03:43 AM ArcaneAzmadi
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* BrickJoke: "God is ''our'' copyright."
19th Oct '13 9:26:17 PM nombretomado
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''The Man Who Sued God'' is a 2001 Australian film starring Scottish funnyman BillyConnolly, who plays fisherman and retired lawyer Steve Meyers. His wife has left him, seeing the owner of the caravan park she lives in, and is thinking of leaving with their daughter. Despite Steve being close to her this suits him fine, spending his days on his boat with his dog, until lightning destroys it. When the Insurance companies refuse to pay on the basis of it being an act of god Steve contemplates legal action, before his local church gives him the idea to sue god instead, holding the Insurance agencies responsible for using god as a legal loophole.

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''The Man Who Sued God'' is a 2001 Australian film starring Scottish funnyman BillyConnolly, Creator/BillyConnolly, who plays fisherman and retired lawyer Steve Meyers. His wife has left him, seeing the owner of the caravan park she lives in, and is thinking of leaving with their daughter. Despite Steve being close to her this suits him fine, spending his days on his boat with his dog, until lightning destroys it. When the Insurance companies refuse to pay on the basis of it being an act of god Steve contemplates legal action, before his local church gives him the idea to sue god instead, holding the Insurance agencies responsible for using god as a legal loophole.
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