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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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Somewhere on the Mexican Riviera, a beautiful, rich heiress has gone missing. Only one man can find her. Unfortunately, they sent two. See more »

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9 August 1991 (USA)  »

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$17,010,000 (estimated)

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$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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The ball bearings that are spilled disappear before Proctor falls into the dirt hole. See more »

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Eugene Proctor: I am trained in martial arts. Judo, aikido, karate. The first thing they teach you is self-control. If someone calls you a jerk, you don't him them. You just walk away.
Large Man: Jerk.
Eugene Proctor: ...Ah! See? Complete control.
Large Man: Moron!
[Eugene walks into a door]
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This Film Must Come to DVD!!!
3 April 2004 | by (The Sunshine State, USA) – See all my reviews

I don't know what all the negative comments are about. This film is absolutely superb fun. It has been my family's favorite comedy for years. We've got more funny lines from this film than any other.

This is Martin Short at his best. He plays the part to perfection. His facial expressions, body movements, and vocal intonations are exactly what this character needed. I'd like to see all these negative people do better!

Danny Glover is excellent as well. The perfect complement to Short. I can't wait to add Pure Luck to my DVD collection. If anyone knows of an on-line petition for getting this movie to DVD, please let me know!! I'm there.


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