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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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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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12 May 2006 (USA)  »

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Budget:

$28,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$16,032 (Chile) (18 August 2006)

Gross:

$331,344 (South Africa) (25 August 2006)
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While filming was ongoing in New Orleans, local newspaper The Times-Picayune published a long article detailing the hard-partying, nightlife-loving ways of co-stars Lindsay Lohan and Samaire Armstrong and its negative effects on the production, pondering whether this would have an impact on Lohan's career, as she was at the time one of the most in-demand actresses in Hollywood. See more »

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When Ashley is at the art exhibition, the strap on her eye patch shifts up and down on her forehead (sometimes the strap is just touching her right eyebrow; sometimes it creeps up about an inch or so higher). See more »

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Pretty Good. Good Luck!
3 January 2009 | by See all my reviews

Just My Luck isn't that bad. I like Lohan's movies. Light, simple, Disney-like, and cute. If you want something mature, you're looking in the wrong section. This movie is for the 23 year old or younger. But adults will find the amusement in the trials of growing up for young kids today.

That said, both Lohan and Pine's characters are likable. They don't do drugs, swear too often, or do indecent things. They're pretty ideal and moralistic. What's not to like about that?

Their story is based on their dreams and careers. Sure, Lohan went from big office lady to a bowling janitor, but that's JUST her LUCK! Funny irony. Pine got the LUCK but does good just the way he usually does. And Lohan learns to sacrifice. What's not to like about that?

The music is good. Fun and upbeat pace. I barely knew how long/short this movie was. Just flew by and I enjoyed every minute. What's not to like about that?

The story is simple. Girl has all the luck. Fate played a cruel joke on her. Luck goes to the unluckiest guy. Guy does good for himself while doing good for the now-unlucky girl. They fall in love. Guy and girl learn and perform sacrifice and gives luck to a young unlucky girl. end of story, audience feels good, we go home and embrace our blessings. What's not to like about that?

I enjoyed this movie so much I may pop it into my DVD quite often. it's not overly-serious or overly-moral. It's just light and uplifting. It's a good Lohan movie and a really impressive Pine movie. I'd recommend it. Just think Disney. It's all good.


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