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Getting Lucky (1990)

| Comedy, Fantasy
School nerd Bill just wants to save the world and to score a date with cheerleader babe Chrissie Schackler. Both become real possibilities when he finds an alcoholic Leprechaun in a beer ... See full summary »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Steven Cooke ...
Bill
Lezlie Z. McCraw ...
Krissi
Rick McDowell ...
Tony
Garry Kluger ...
Lepkey
Jean Stewart ...
Babette
Dick Monda ...
Teacher
Pattie Gordon ...
Mrs. Shackler
C.J. Merrill ...
Tim
Millie Quinn ...
Mom
Paul G. Kenner ...
Dad
Devon Kenner ...
Brother
Dawn Kenner ...
Sister
James Zoppe ...
Horseman
Julie Dole ...
Cheerleader
Bronwyn St. John ...
Cheerleader
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Storyline

School nerd Bill just wants to save the world and to score a date with cheerleader babe Chrissie Schackler. Both become real possibilities when he finds an alcoholic Leprechaun in a beer bottle he was about to recycle. Wacky hijinks ensue as the leprechaun, Lepkey, messes up a few of the wishes. Can Bill fight off school jock Tony Chanuka and marry Chrissie so they can fulfill their dream of opening a clinic? Written by Angus Kidman <gus@acp.com.au>

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Fun, games and high school lust! See more »

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Comedy | Fantasy

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$20,000 (estimated)
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Trivia

A sizable number of the high school scenes were shot at a health spa in Encino, Los Angeles, California. See more »

Quotes

Bill: I know it's impossible for one person or even two people to heal the whole world but if each of us could just heal a little tiny part of it... think what a world that would be.
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Connections

Remade as Wish Me Luck (1995) See more »

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Hole in One
Words and Music by Michael Paul Girard
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A brilliant bad movie
29 February 2004 | by (Australia) – See all my reviews

There are really bad movies, and movies that are so bad they are just great, and this is one of those movies. After seeing all the not so good comments i feel i have to stick up for this movie. The story is stupid, the acting is terrible, the plot doesn't exist, but it all makes for one really funny movie, and i get the feeling this was at least partly intentional. I've got it on DVD, maybe it has been edited for TV, some of the really funny bits are also comments that can be hard to hear. And anyone who didn't like anything about this movie must have skipped the credits, if you do see this movie make sure you read the credits all the way through, they had me in tears.


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