2003's Bruce Almighty was a pretty standard Jim Carrey flick-Carrey made a bunch of funny faces, acted like a cartoon character, we laughed once or twice and hated ourselves for doing so. The film was remarkable for only two reasons. One, despite sucking for the most part, it made $242 million at the domestic box office and, two, a mostly unknown actor named Steve Carell stole every seen he was in.
Based on the ridiculous amount of money it made, we weren't surprised when it was reported earlier this year that Hollywood was planning a sequel to the film. What did surprise us was that they were actually centering the film on Carell. That's right, Hollywood had actually gotten something right! Could this be a sign of things to come? Will Hollywood start spinning sequels off of the best characters in the original films, rather than offering up paired down versions of the originals? If so, here are the nine best characters for their consideration.
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