MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Up 10,339 this week

Luck of the Draw (2000)

R  |   |  Thriller, Crime, Drama  |  7 July 2001 (USA)
5.0
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 5.0/10 from 510 users  
Reviews: 16 user | 6 critic

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 »

Director:

Watch Trailer
0Check in
0Share...

Watch Now

From $4.99 on Amazon Instant Video

ON DISC

IMDb Picks: May

Visit our IMDb Picks section to see our recommendations of movies and TV shows coming out in May, sponsored by COVERGIRL.

Visit the IMDb Picks section

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 120 titles
created 25 May 2011
 
a list of 24 titles
created 22 Oct 2011
 
a list of 5 titles
created 30 Oct 2011
 
a list of 41 titles
created 21 Nov 2011
 
a list of 10000 titles
created 11 months ago
 

Related Items

Search for "Luck of the Draw" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Luck of the Draw (2000)

Luck of the Draw (2000) on IMDb 5/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Luck of the Draw.

Videos

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Corrupt (1999)
Action | Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4/10 X  

After decades of terror, two deadly street gangs reach a delicate truce and young MJ (Silkk the Shocker) sees a way out of the hood once and for all. Only Corrupt (Ice-T) stands in MJ's way... See full summary »

Director: Albert Pyun
Stars: Silkk Tha Shocker, Ice-T, Tarsha Nicole Jones
Guardian (2001)
Action | Sci-Fi | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.8/10 X  

With a spate of violence that rocks the inner city, L.A.P.D. and ex-Marine John Kross investigates its cause: a new drug called Chaos. With help from his partner Carpenter, they delve into ... See full summary »

Director: John Terlesky
Stars: Mario Van Peebles, James Remar, Stacy Oversier
F.T.W. (1994)
Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.1/10 X  

Frank T. Wells has just been released from prison after serving a term for manslaughter. Frank's a reasonably honest man and a good rodeo rider. When he meets up with Scarlett, a bank ... See full summary »

Director: Michael Karbelnikoff
Stars: Mickey Rourke, Aaron Neville, Peter Berg
Sonic Impact (2000)
Action | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.2/10 X  

When a deranged criminal is caught, he is then being transported by plane, along with some other criminals. Through a stroke of luck he is able to subdue the Federal agents assigned to ... See full summary »

Director: Rodney McDonald
Stars: James Russo, Ice-T, Michael Harris
Kept (2001)
Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4/10 X  

A murderous couple commit a series of sex related murders while two police detectives investigate the crimes.

Directors: George Santo Pietro, Fred Olen Ray
Stars: Cal Bartlett, Sondra Currie, Paul Michael Robinson
Final Voyage (1999)
Action | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.9/10 X  

This is the story of a modern day pirate mad man and his crew of 8, searching for fortune on a cruise ship but a small group of passengers fight back.

Director: Jim Wynorski
Stars: Dylan Walsh, Ice-T, Erika Eleniak
Out Kold (2001)
Action
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.2/10 X  
Director: Detdrich McClure
Stars: Ice-T, Clifford Stubblefield, Isley Nicole Melton
The Apostate (2000)
Crime | Thriller | Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.1/10 X  

In San Juan, Puerto Rico, after two gristly murders, the murderer has used the victims' blood to paint the walls by the bodies. An agnostic Jesuit priest, whose brother was the first victim... See full summary »

Director: William Gove
Stars: Richard Grieco, Dennis Hopper, Efrain Figueroa
Point Doom (2000)
Action | Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.5/10 X  

A Hollywood talent agent's girlfriend thrusts him into a world of strip clubs, drugs and deadly motorcycle gangs.

Director: Art Camacho
Stars: Richard Grieco, Andrew Dice Clay, Angie Everhart
Action | Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.1/10 X  

A high-level government hit squad is sent into the streets in order to complete a deadly mission.

Director: Albert Pyun
Stars: Ice-T, Ernie Hudson Jr., T.J. Storm
Choke (2001)
Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4/10 X  

A businessman gets caught up in extortion, murder and blackmail.

Director: John Sjogren
Stars: Chelsy Reynolds, Bradley Armstrong Donohue, Tamara Cholakian
Crime | Drama | Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.9/10 X  

When five bodies turn up in the waters of Burman City, its illusion of safety is shattered, and Mayer Hackett will stop at nothing to see the peace returned.

Director: Derek Vanlint
Stars: Dennis Hopper, Leslie Hope, Frederic Forrest
Edit

Cast

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

Storyline

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

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Taglines:

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

Genres:

Thriller | Crime | Drama

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

Details

Country:

Language:

|

Release Date:

7 July 2001 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Quicksand  »

Filming Locations:


Box Office

Budget:

$5,000,000 (estimated)
 »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

This a Movie Dennis Hopper was in, he also starred in Hoosiers (1986) See more »

Goofs

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 »

Soundtracks

Love Is Bittersweet
Written by Steve Bauman and Ron Finn
Performed by Soul Finn
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Overachieves thanks to the heavyweight cast........
30 March 2009 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

As has been mentioned, the great cast carries this stolen currency plates crime drama well beyond expectations. Special mention must be made of Eric Roberts, as his performance alone is worth the watch. Michael Madsen is somewhat subdued, Dennis Hopper plays Dennis Hopper, and the rest of the cast is totally acceptable. Thankfully the story plays out in a mostly logical manner, and without any annoying Tarantino-like flashbacks. The film is what it is, and what it is, is pure entertainment with little or no distractions for style points. Pay attention to the sharp dialog, overlook any flaws in logic, and you will enjoy it. - MERK


3 of 3 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
A FINE CAST Cristi_Ciopron
Discuss Luck of the Draw (2000) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?