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Just My Luck (2006)

PG-13 | | Comedy, Fantasy, Romance | 12 May 2006 (USA)
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Manhattanite Ashley is known to many as the luckiest woman around. After a chance encounter with a down-and-out young man, however, she realizes that she's swapped her fortune for his.

Director:

Donald Petrie

Writers:

I. Marlene King (screenplay), Amy Harris (screenplay) (as Amy B. Harris) | 4 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Lindsay Lohan ... Ashley Albright
Chris Pine ... Jake Hardin
Samaire Armstrong ... Maggie
Bree Turner ... Dana
Faizon Love ... Damon Phillips
Missi Pyle ... Peggy Braden
Makenzie Vega ... Katy
Carlos Ponce ... Antonio
Tom Fletcher ... Himself - McFly Band Member
Danny Jones ... Himself - McFly Band Member
Harry Judd Harry Judd ... Himself - McFly Band Member
Dougie Poynter ... Himself - McFly Band Member
Tovah Feldshuh ... Madame Z
Jaqueline Fleming ... Tiffany
Dane Rhodes ... Mac
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Storyline

In Manhattan, Ashley Albright is a lucky woman and very successful in the agency where she works. The clumsy Jake Hardin is an unlucky aspirant manager of the rock band McFly, who is unsuccessfully trying to contact the entrepreneur Damon Phillips to promote his band. When Ashley meets Jake in a masquerade party, they kiss each other, swapping her fortune with his bad luck. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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Taglines:

Good luck charm. Bad luck magnet. See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for some brief sexual references | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

12 May 2006 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Lucky See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$28,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$5,692,285, 14 May 2006

Gross USA:

$17,326,650

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$38,159,905
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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

DTS | Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

While filming was ongoing in New Orleans, local newspaper The Times-Picayune published a long article detailing the hard-partying, nightlife-loving ways of co-stars Lindsay Lohan and Samaire Armstrong and its negative effects on the production, pondering whether this would have an impact on Lohan's career, as she was at the time one of the most in-demand actresses in Hollywood. See more »

Goofs

When cleaning up the bowling alley bathroom Ashley wears a gas mask, because of its bad smell. But gas masks don't work effectively against smells. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Ashley Albright: Good morning, Oscar.
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References Back to the Future (1985) See more »

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Written by D. Kranenburg and M. Rozenbroek
Performed by The Sunclub
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Great concept… Not so great movie…
13 August 2006 | by SameeManSee all my reviews

I like to call myself another victim of the magic of advertising. Once I saw the trailer of "Just My Luck", I thought it would be great. Since, I liked "How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days" by the same director, I thought this movie would be something like that. However, I was very wrong…

The main problem with this movie is its script, which is very immature and predictable. There's nothing new to see here and you can predict almost everything. I even guessed the ending of this movie as soon as I saw the scene where "Katy" and "Ashley" talk for the first time. If you are into movies, you will too...

If you overlook the silly script, then there comes the bad acting. What is wrong with Lindsey this time? She is totally overacting her part and the actresses who play as her two friends are not any better. It is as if they are doing roles of fairytale princesses. However, in my opinion, Cris Pine does his part well.

However, I am not saying that this movie is 100% garbage. It has two or three enjoyable scenes, but that's about it. In my opinion, "Just My Luck" has a great concept, if it was not for the childish script and bad acting this could have been a very entertaining comedy.


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