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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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luck | mexico | unlucky | vegetarian | clumsy | See more »

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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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Comedy | Crime | Mystery

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Release Date:

9 August 1991 (USA)  »

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Budget:

$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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When Eugene Proctor falls backwards in the chair he knocks over the chair on his left. In the next shot the chair is still standing upright. See more »

Quotes

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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References Carambola's Philosophy: In the Right Pocket (1975) See more »

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It can cheer up your day
17 October 2004 | by (Amsterdam, The Netherlands) – See all my reviews

Is a great funny film that can cheer up any day of your life and keep you thinking on some of the scenes after it's been finished.

The combination between Danny Glover and Martin Short even when is a bit strange it really works out in a funny way and how the story been such a simple plot can take you from the desert to end up in the waterfalls in the beautiful Mexico.

There is a certain American humor that i can enjoy a lot, this film belongs to that type, because even when is about bad luck and how funny that could be, is never over the top and you are just waiting what would be the next thing to happen.

I didn't stop laughing.


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