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Luck of the Draw (2000)

R  |   |  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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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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Good actors and a so-so script
11 August 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

After being unable to gain employment because of his criminal record, a young man fortune suddenly changes. A suitcase full of counterfeiting equipment worth millions comes into his possession when he literally walks into a shootout. Now the cops, crime boss and hit men are after him. Along the way he falls for a woman whose father is on the crime boss's pay roll. Everybody double-crosses everybody with gratuitous nudity thrown in for good measure. A cast full of top notch actors so it's a shame there's not much there to hold your interest. I saw this after Frank Gorshin passed away. He was a wonderful character actor. In this he gives credible performance as a man too far over his head in debt. Dennis Hopper is his usual bad guy persona as the short-tempered crime boss. Ice T makes an appearance as a rival crime boss. You pretty much can predict what is coming next all the way through the story. Not awful just not that great.


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