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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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The film was meant to be a starring vehicle for Lindsay Lohan to transition from family fare to adult roles. Its resounding commercial failure and well-publicized production woes centered around Lohan's unprofessional behind-the-scenes behavior marked the beginning of her career downfall. See more »

Goofs

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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[first lines]
Ashley Albright: Good morning, Oscar.
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Beautiful Love
Written by Joshua Havens (as Josh Havens), Matt Fuqua, Brad Wiggers (as Brad Wigg) and Marc Dodd
Performed by The Afters
Courtesy of Simple Records, LLC / INO Records, LLC / Epic Records
By Arrangement with Sony BMG Music Entertainment
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Runs out of ideas, but not as bad as its rep
5 June 2011 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

This is not the worst movie of 2006 as I have heard it often cited, Little Man and Date Movie are much worse. But it is no Pan's Labyrinth or Children of Men either, nor did it need to be. Instead it is a flawed but reasonably entertaining film. It is predictable in the story yes, it runs out of ideas at the end(didn't like the freeze frame for example) and the script and characters in a sense are clichéd. However, the film does look good with striking locations and fashions and the photography is above adequate. The soundtrack is bright and breezy, the pace is snappy and there are some amusing situations. Plus the entire cast are likable and do give it their all, while she has been better(ie. Mean Girls and Freaky Friday) Lindsay Lohan is very charming. All in all, not that bad in my opinion. 6/10 Bethany Cox


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