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Luckytown (2000)

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 overview, first billed only:
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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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Quotes

Lida: is he gonna chase after us
colonel: Who Gill? Nah he still rides a bicycle.
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Referenced in Jersey Girl (2004) See more »

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Copperhead
Written by Dominique Davalos & Kathy Valentine
Performed by the Delphines
Produced by Jim Wirt
Courtesy of the Delphines
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Luckytown blows.
25 June 2002 | by (Orange County, CA USA) – See all my reviews

Somewhere in this contrived morass of stereotypes and shoddy film making is a story with some entertainment value. Good hearted street chick meets boy gambler and they hit the road for Vegas where she meets up with her long lost dad, falls in love with her traveling companion, and both learn some lessons in life. Unfortunately, this junk flick is a laughable miscarriage with the sundry heavies more fleshed out than the protagonists. Personally, I ended up liking the hitman who refused to kill anyone on Valentine's Day more than the hero and felt more compassion for the slutty stripper than the heroine. Don't waste you time with this mess of a movie which I'm sure Dunst and Caan are trying to forget.


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