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Pure Luck (1991)

 -  Comedy | Crime | Mystery  -  9 August 1991 (USA)
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The daughter of a wealthy businessman has disappeared in Mexico, and all the efforts to find her have been unsuccessful. A psychologist, knowing that the girl has an ultra bad luck, ... See full summary »

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The daughter of a wealthy businessman has disappeared in Mexico, and all the efforts to find her have been unsuccessful. A psychologist, knowing that the girl has an ultra bad luck, persuades her father to send to Mexico one of his employees, an accountant with super bad luck, to find her. Perhaps he will be lucky, and his bad luck could help to find the unlucky girl... Written by Luis Carvacho <lcarvach@lascar.puc.cl>

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One's a detective searching for a missing heiress. The other's an accident waiting to happen. See more »

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9 August 1991 (USA)  »

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Pure Luck  »

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$17,010,000 (estimated)

Gross:

$22,641,969 (USA)
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The newspaper that Raymond was reading at the beginning of the movie reads "Colonist Observer - The voice of Connecticut since 1791." Assuming this means that they are in Connecticut. See more »

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Stuck in the sand scene, with each camera change the Beretta has the hammer down and the Colt has the hammer back. See more »

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Thought it was a hoot.
7 February 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

My wife and I enjoyed the movie and got a laugh from it. You can watch it with your Kids! Get the pop-corn out. Kids from 8 to 13 will get a kick out of this. (well most will). My family loved Its A Mad Mad Mad world ,and have watched it many times. Pure Luck is not worth as many viewings, but is well worth an evening with the kids. Martin Short is the most unlucky person and Danny Glover is funny as well. There are not many movies theses days that can whole family can watch together. There is not much to find offensive in this movie. If you would like to see the range that Danny Glover can play watch this and Gone Fishing (with the kids). Then put them to bed and watch SwitchBack. I like him better in the comic roles but he can be sinister as well.


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