The Bucket List
|When rich hospital owner Edward (Jack Nicholson) ends up a patient in his own hospital, his roommate is Carter (Morgan Freeman). Ed is the playboy, spoiled and set in his ways. Carter is the family man, who sacrificed and worked hard for his wife and children. The mis-matched pair have nothing in common, except that they are each given about six months to live. A friendship forms, and the two come up with a “bucket list” – a list of things they want to accomplish before they “kick the bucket.” Soon they’re out of the hospital and on a trip around the world. As they get to know each other, they re-set their priorities, and learn what it really means to be a friend.
Wonderful performances from two masters of their craft – Nicholson and Freeman have terrific chemistry. Sad, but sweet, and some nice moments for each of these fine actors.