The movie starts with the last scene of the movie, where a person is climbing up the
mountain in the snow. While he is climbing up the mountain a narrator is telling us
the story about Edward Cole “who died on a Sunday and there was not one cloud in
the sky” (The bucket list, Movie). Edward Cole lived in his last few months more
than his entire life; he was a billionaire and owner of a chain of hospitals. He was
selfcentered, aggressive, had cynical humor, was married four times, and divorced.
Also, he was a loner and atheist, and liked to drink one of the most expensive
coffees in the world, Kopi Luwak. After he’s diagnosed with terminal lung cancer
and admitted to one of his own hospitals he meets his roommate another patient
with the same cancer, Carter Chambers. Carter Chambers is a black working class
mechanic that dreamed of becoming a history professor when he was young.
However, he had a baby on the way and was broke. This led him to earn his living
as a mechanic all his life. He was married with 3 kids, a family man, and worked
hard enough to give his kids a house, food and good education. He was kind,
philosophical, thoughtful, and had large knowledge about history, the world, and he
loved the show Jeopardy.
Edward & Carter became friends spending time together while
going through treatments, even though Edward wanted a room on his own but
because of his own policy he couldn’t get one. They seemed to find a connection
through their intellect. Carter writes a “bucket list” things that he wants to do before
he dies. This was introduced to him by his philosophy professor, but once he heard
he had less than a year to live he throws it. Edward found it the next morning
encouraging Carter to do it together with him paying for everything, while he added...