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The Morgan Freeman effect occurs when a God-like actor such as Morgan Freeman appears in an otherwise awful movie and makes it awesome just because he is in it.
The Morgan Freeman effect applies to actor such as Morgan Freeman, Ian Mckellan and Tom Hanks.
by ThatoneguycalledJoe December 27, 2012
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When a person is attractive as a whole, but has a few qualities that are unattractive. The Morgan Freeman Effect states that those unattractive qualities become just as attractive as the other qualities. It is called the Morgan Freeman Effect because when you look at Morgan Freeman, a semi-decent actor, with a more than amazing voice, you think everything about him is extremely fantastic. This happens because of the one quality he is famous for, his soothing, gentle, massaging voice. This makes the fact that he is an okay actor completely irrelevant, because he is fucking Morgan Freeman.
Guy- "Why do you think shes so hot??? She has such a huge nose!!"
Friend- "I don't know, I think its kinda cute."
Guy- "Ahhh! The Morgan Freeman Effect at its finest."
by Super713 February 12, 2013
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When you see a phrase related to a movie or TV show in text and you immediately hear the actors voice in your head as you read it.

Examples: "Hasta la Vista baby." "Say hello to my little friend." "Here's Johnny!" "Sickness must be purged."
The reason this is referred to as "The Morgan Freeman effect" is because Morgans voice is so distinct and ingrained in peoples memories that it is notoriously and extremely easy to recall when seeing his picture or reading a quote by him.
That phrase has The Morgan Freeman Effect.
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