Cast deserve better than ‘The Bucket List’ script

Rob Reiner directs ‘The Bucket List’ (Warner, €24.99), a limp affair considering the pedigree pairing of Jack Nicholson and Morgan Freeman.

Rob Reiner directs ‘The Bucket List’ (Warner, €24.99), a limp affair considering the pedigree pairing of Jack Nicholson and Morgan Freeman.

Billionaire Edward Cole (Nicholson) and mechanic Carter Chambers (Freeman) find themselves in the same hospital facing an early date with death.

Deciding they should pack as much into their remaining days as possible, they draw up their bucket list and embark on a series of things to do, from visiting the Taj Mahal, to climbing pyramids, sky diving and even going on a lion safari.

A poor script hardly helps as two fine actors appear as disinterested as viewers. Minimal extras include music video and one featurette.

Comedy

Star rating: 2/5

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