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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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Everything can change with a kiss. See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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Details

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

The shots of the McFly concert in Times Square were actually shot in England for McFly's home-fan base. While changing lighting and camera angles, McFly would play their other songs for the fans before playing the ones for the movie while filming. See more »

Goofs

Flipped shot. Backstage, when Damon Phillips of McFly reminds Jake Hardin that Phillips had told him "not to play that song," Phillips shakes hands with his left hand and the stripes in his tie go down and to the right instead of down and to the left. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Ashley Albright: Good morning, Oscar.
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Soundtracks

Wonderful Night
Written by Fatboy Slim (as Norman Cook) and Lateef Daumont
Performed by Fatboy Slim
Courtesy of Astralwerks
Under license from EMI Film & Television Music
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So-so
13 May 2006 | by snowfox121See all my reviews

We watched this movie on a quiet night when most of the city's people were probably watching a very exciting NHL playoff hockey game. The hockey game definitely had more to offer than "Just My Luck." On the other hand, the movie was not the failure that many reviewers claim. Some of the actors do not deliver great performances, and the story line is not very believable. But if you go to a movie with like this with lofty goals in mind, you're sure to be disappointed. "Just My Luck" is light and fluffy and there's not a serious reflection contained in it. If it pains you to spend $10 on fluff, then wait for the DVD release. If you need something mildly amusing on a quiet night, the movie is okay.


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