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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Cast overview, first billed only:
Rebecca Johnson (as Wendy Benson)
Sterling Johnson
Mr. Tully
Macneilly's Thug
Anthony T. Pennello ...
Charlie the Cop


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.


Thriller | Crime | Drama

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Rated R for violence, language and some sexuality | See all certifications »





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7 July 2001 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Quicksand  »

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$5,000,000 (estimated)

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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 »


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 »


Love Is Bittersweet
Written by Steve Bauman (I) and Ron Finn
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good enough for rental
2 August 2005 | by (Netherlands) – See all my reviews

Good entertainment! The script must have been written in one week or so. They probably only had money to hire Madsen and Hopper for a couple of days. The romance line is pretty weak. We don't get to know who the brute is. Hopper is changing his accent midway in the movie. The shoot-out is just plain boring. Plus that Sweeney fellow had the facial expressions of a well groomed hipster but... I liked it! Hopper and foremost Roberts are not taking their acting real seriously, and it shows, but they seem to be having a good time. My opinion: enjoy this film but don't take it to seriously. In other words: don't see this movie without alcohol.

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