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Just My Luck (2006)

 -  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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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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Speaking to The Times-Picayune about working with Lindsay Lohan, a seasoned crew member said: "I've never seen anything like this. She is making our lives a living hell. It's just not professional." See more »

Goofs

When Jake first goes to the bowling alley to hear McFly rehearse, McFly and Jake talk about giving the CD to Phillips. After Jake goes to clean the toilet McFly resume their song. Danny Jones' voice can be heard singing harmony with Tom Fletcher, but he is nowhere near his microphone in the shot. See more »

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[first lines]
Ashley Albright: Good morning, Oscar.
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References The Parent Trap (1998) See more »

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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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Lindsay Lohan too annoying
14 January 2014 | by See all my reviews

Ashley Albright (Lindsay Lohan) is a lucky girl in everything. On the other hand, Jake Hardin (Chris Pine) is the completely unlucky manager of a band, and a janitor in a bowling alley. Then they kiss and their luck switches.

This has some possibilities as a rom-com concept, but Lindsay Lohan is just so annoying in the beginning. This movie is about transition, and it's incredible to realize that Lohan did 'Mean Girls' just two years before. I don't know the exact point where Lohan changed from a likable sweet teen into an annoying brat. But this is a big low point in her transition. The fix is simple. She just can't be the clueless princess in the beginning. It's too on the nose, and I can't pull for her.


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