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Lucky Lady (1975)

PG  |   |  Comedy, Drama  |  25 December 1975 (USA)
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A trio of rum-runners during prohibition in the 1930s engage in a menage-a-trios after business hours.

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A trio of rum-runners during prohibition in the 1930s engage in a menage-a-trios after business hours.

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Comedy | Drama

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25 December 1975 (USA)  »

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Abenteurer auf der Lucky Lady  »

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$13,000,000 (estimated)

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$12,000,000 (USA)
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Liza Minnelli sings in this movie. The one song she sings, at the Aquarium Club speakeasy, is called "Get While the Gettin's Good". This song was written by Cabaret (1972) composers John Kander and Fred Ebb who also composed this picture's "Lucky Lady" theme. See more »

Quotes

Claire: Gee, it's so quiet in here you could hear a fish fart.
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Ain't Misbehavin'
Music by Fats Waller and Harry Brooks
Lyrics by Andy Razaf
Performed by Burt Reynolds
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Grade A Hollywood dud
20 July 2002 | by (Chicago) – See all my reviews

Sometimes you just have to scratch your head. All the ingredients are in place for a great movie. In this case you have a cast headed by Burt Reynolds, Gene Hackman, and Liza Minnelli, and a top director in Stanley Donen who made the classic "Singing in the Rain." So what went wrong?

In a word it's the script. When ideas run out an action sequence is implanted to try and throw the viewer off. Nice try fellas but it didn't work.

Even the main story is just brushed over. An often intimated threesome with the main leads is just a tease. It's never explored and only serves to wet our appetite for something that might liven this mess up. Alas, it never comes.

Released at Christmas in 1975 "Lucky Lady" proved to be a major box office flop. It's easy to see why. I'm sure no one connected with the film is too pleased to be reminded of it.


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