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Luck of the Draw (2000)

 -  Thriller | Crime | Drama  -  7 July 2001 (USA)
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Jack Sweeny is a young man just trying to get a job. Turned down at another bank due to his criminal record he meets a girl, Rebecca, but also witnesses a 3 way shootout between 2 groups of... See full summary »

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Jack Sweeny is a young man just trying to get a job. Turned down at another bank due to his criminal record he meets a girl, Rebecca, but also witnesses a 3 way shootout between 2 groups of criminals and the cops over a suitcase containing perfect plates for counterfeiting bank notes. Jack grabs the plates and attempts to sell them via his friend Zippo. However with at least three different groups ready to kill him for the plates, Jack finds it's just one double cross after another. Written by bob the moo

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Corruption. It's not a crime, it's a profession.

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Thriller | Crime | Drama

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Rated R for violence, language and some sexuality | See all certifications »
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Mickey Rourke originally had a role, but he walked off the set when the producers refused to let him include his pet chihuahua in the movie. See more »

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When Jack leaves the bank he takes off his tie in disgust. After he retrieves the briefcase and goes back to his room, he has his tie on still tied around his neck, albeit loosely. See more »

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Love Is Bittersweet
Written by Steve Bauman and Ron Finn
Performed by Soul Finn
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Low quality but not bad
13 December 2000 | by (Stockholm, Sweden) – See all my reviews

I can agree as far as that the movie is no high quality movie, and you have seen most of the story before. However, what this movie has is a bunch of really cool actors. They're not very good actors, and they can basicly only play one role - but they're cool. So this movie makes up the shortcomings if you look at it the right way.

You don't always know what is going to happen. There is no actor in the movie that really stinks (since almost all roles are played by actors that might not be the best, but they've all got lot's of experience). The action is ok but no more than that. There are a lot of Quentin Tarantino Reservoir Dogs rip-offs but it doesn't seem so bad since they're usually in scenes starring Michael Madsen. So I recommend this movie, it's a lot better than some of the bad blockbusters.


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