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Lucky Lady (1975)

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

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

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25 December 1975 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Abenteurer auf der Lucky Lady  »

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Budget:

$13,000,000 (estimated)

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$12,000,000 (USA)
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1.85 : 1
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The movie suffered a number problems with filming on water just as the movie Jaws (1975) did which was made around the same time. See more »

Quotes

Claire: Gee, it's so quiet in here you could hear a fish fart.
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Soundtracks

Lucky Lady (reprise)
Written by John Kander and Fred Ebb
Performed by Liza Minnelli
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Underrated and unusual
22 September 1999 | by (NYC) – See all my reviews

I've always had a soft spot for this overly maligned production, the "Ishtar" of its day. It's an oft-kilter mix, to be sure, with some great low comedy bits jarringly interrupted by graphic violence. But it's always fun, and the star trio (especially Reynolds, in a very overlooked performance) seem to be having a ball. Liza Minnelli's production number, "Get While The Gettin' Is Good", is absolutely terrific; she is at her wittiest. Stanley Donen just a few years ago proclaimed he was proud of "Lucky Lady", and I'm hoping eventually this movie will find some type of audience other than Liza Minnelli completists. Hey, Fox, put it on video!


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