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Luckytown (2000)

 -  Drama | Crime | Mystery  -  4 August 2000 (USA)
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Kirsten Dunst plays a young woman (Lidda), who is searching for her father (James Caan). She finds herself at odds with her boyfriend who wants nothing but a carefree lifestyle.

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Cast

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Lidda Doyles
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Charlie Doyles
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Colonel
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Jimmy
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Tony DeCarlo
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Sugar
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Frankie
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Stella
Nick Paulos ...
Gill
Joseph D. Kucan ...
Hector
Joe Lacoco ...
Tough Looking Man
Joe La Due ...
Motel Manager (as Joe LaDue)
Dom Angelo ...
Dealer
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Mario
Brian Le Baron ...
Kid (as Brian LeBaron)
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Storyline

If you find your dad, what happens next? When she turns 18, unhappy Lidda Daniels leaves Southern California to look for Charlie, her father, a professional gambler who abandoned her years before. On her way to Vegas, she picks up Colonel, a video store clerk whom she finds attractive even though they've never spoken. He's is happy to go, in part because he sees himself as a great poker player. It takes Lidda time to track down Charlie, who's involved in his own tangles: he's freshly back in Vegas for high-stakes poker with Tony, an old nemesis. Tony is jealous of Charlie over a woman, plus Tony has a new habit of hiring a hit man to kill anyone who beats him. Can anyone win? Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

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Luck always runs out, true love doesn't. See more »


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Rated R for violence, sexuality/nudity, language and drug use | See all certifications »
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4 August 2000 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Luckytown Blues  »

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$12,000,000 (estimated)
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Lida: is he gonna chase after us
colonel: Who Gill? Nah he still rides a bicycle.
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References Buffalo '66 (1998) See more »

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Not a great movie but..
11 August 2008 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Luckytown can be an entertaining flick to watch with a group of friends. Disregarding all of the goofy duologue, overused storyline, and some lazy character development, Luckytown could actually be a fun movie. Try not to take it too seriously, even though it tries too hard to be serious. The only real complaints I had was the acting of Vincent Kartheiser. His duologue was very cheesy at times and his acting didn't make it any better. I really liked Luis Guzman. I also liked James Caan and Kirsten Dunst. There are some decent action scenes and the relationship of Lidda and Colonial can be very interesting at times. I thought the director really tried to give a good effort, even though a lot of the film fails. To enjoy this Luckytown you have to go in with a sense of just wanting to see an entertaining film. Don't expect it to be amazing. But overall take Luckytown as a fun popcorn movie!


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