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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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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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12 May 2006 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Lady Luck  »

Box Office

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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According to her father Michael Lohan, it was on the set of this film that Lindsay Lohan overdosed on cocaine for the first time. See more »

Goofs

When Jake is getting toothpaste for Ashley's fingers, in one shot we see the back of the tea bottle while in the next shot we see the label. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Ashley Albright: Good morning, Oscar.
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Referenced in Bad Movie Beatdown: Good Luck Chuck (2011) See more »

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Hey Man (Now You're Really Living)
Written by Mark Everett (as Mark Oliver Everett)
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Under license from Universal Music Enterprises
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It is a combination of 'Freaky Friday' and 'Confessions of a Teenage Drama Queen', but not nearly as funny
12 May 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

In 'Just My Luck' Lindsay Lohan plays Ashley Albright, probably the luckiest person alive (hence the name). All she has to do is scratch a lotto ticket and she wins. But when fate comes knocking, she accidentally loses her winning streak to Jake Hardin (Chris Pine). What is Ashley to do when she falls in love with the guy who stole her luck? This is a cute teenage movie without a lot of substance. I think Lindsay's fans will like it, but I think this has very limited appeal. It is a combination of 'Freaky Friday' and 'Confessions of a Teenage Drama Queen', but not nearly as funny.

It had a good message in the end, but who cares. The best part of the film was when Ashley takes a beating after losing her luck. She has to learn what life is like for the less fortunate. But I still would not recommend it.


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