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Just My Luck (2006)

PG-13  |   |  Comedy, Fantasy, Romance  |  12 May 2006 (USA)
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Manhattanite Ashley is known to many as the luckiest woman around. After a chance encounter with a down-and-out young man, however, she realizes that she's swapped her fortune for his.

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Himself - McFly Band Member
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Storyline

In Manhattan, Ashley Albright is a lucky woman and very successful in the agency where she works. The clumsy Jake Hardin is an unlucky aspirant manager of the rock band McFly, who is unsuccessfully trying to contact the entrepreneur Damon Phillips to promote his band. When Ashley meets Jake in a masquerade party, they kiss each other, swapping her fortune with his bad luck. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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Good luck charm. Bad luck magnet. See more »


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Rated PG-13 for some brief sexual references | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

12 May 2006 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Lady Luck  »

Box Office

Budget:

$28,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$5,692,285 (USA) (12 May 2006)

Gross:

$331,344 (South Africa) (25 August 2006)
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Trivia

For filming the concert scenes in England, fans were told when booking the tickets that they could be in the filming for this movie. This was so that they wouldn't bring any merchandise or banners, to coincide with the idea that McFly were an undiscovered band. See more »

Goofs

When the three are eating and talking about how lucky Ashley is (just before the masquerade bash), the colors of Maggie's headband switch back and forth between shots. Sometimes the blue/green side is in the front, but sometimes the purple side is in the front. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Ashley Albright: Good morning, Oscar.
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References Ghostbusters (1984) See more »

Soundtracks

I'll Be OK
Written by Tom Fletcher, Danny Jones and Dougie Poynter
Performed by McFly
Produced by Hugh Padgham
McFly appears courtesy of The Island Records Group
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Love the Distraction, too bad the movies is so hated.
12 August 2006 | by See all my reviews

To be honest, I didn't expect this movie to have been as hated as it seems to be. It seems to have a high number of both 10/10s and 1/10s... as if you either love it or hate it? Well, I loved the fact that the movie distracted me enough to relax and unwind for an hour and a half. I didn't think it was groundbreaking, so originally I was going to give it 9/10, but also, I though it was very straightforward and plot twists are usually important parts of dramas and romantic comedies.

The thing is, though; I've never expected romantic comedies to have very much story or be very heavy on plot. So, all I was looking for was something to occupy me... and I got it.

There's not much else to say, except that I really don't think the movie was so bad that it deserves a 1/10. When you consider the genre, it was fairly average. Plus, "blonde humor" is funny, and I think that's why the girl-who-was-lucky was so silly: she was really not accustomed to thinking critically, relying on her good luck (i.e. a very positive, problem-free environment) to provide a platform for her success.


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