Supercut: Morgan Freeman Explains Absolutely Everything

Nobody explains things better than Morgan Freeman. No matter how nonsensical, crazy or profound, everything sounds better when he explains it. We only use 10 percent of our brains? Sure. A mystical prophecy? Makes sense. But just to prove it, here are nearly 40 clips of Freeman explaining stuff.

We didn't quite restrict ourselves to science fiction and fantasy, in our eagerness to show the full range of Morgan Freeman as Great Explainer. Included on this video, in no particular order, are clips where Morgan Freeman explains:

  • the loom of fate from Wanted
  • the Name Game on The Electric Company
  • what a Bucket List is, in The Bucket List
  • how much of our brains we use, in Lucy
  • the foolishness of blackmailing Batman, in The Dark Knight
  • what justice is, in Bonfire of the Vanities
  • the history of the world, in Conan the Barbarian
  • why rehabilitation is bullshit, in Shawshank Redemption
  • the Tumbler, in Batman Begins
  • the dangers of artificial intelligence, in Transcendence
  • what a Rainmaker is, and how someone can be the Chosen One, in The Power of One
  • how we'll survive a meteorite strike, in Deep Impact
  • how aliens planned to invade us, in War of the Worlds
  • that we just want the money, in Hard Rain
  • drugs, in Levity
  • how to be special, in The Lego Movie
  • miracles, in Bruce Almighty
  • why it's okay to kill helpless aliens, in Dreamcatcher
  • why Clint Eastwood should stop crying, in Million Dollar Baby
  • how God helps us love each other, in Evan Almighty
  • the secret of great cooking, in Unleashed
  • why he actually can touch you, in RED.
  • that the President is alive, in Olympus Has Fallen
  • the secret of magic tricks, in Now You See Me

This is just the tip of the iceberg, though. What's your favorite Morgan Freeman moment?