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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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Lady Luck  »

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$28,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$5,692,285, 14 May 2006, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$17,324,744, 30 July 2006
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Stephen Tobolowsky appeared as a bank loan officer in a deleted scene, where the Ashley character attempts to secure a loan without any collateral. See more »

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In the masquerade bash when Ashley runs into Peggy and Antonio by Madame Z's tent Peggy is wearing a light brown lipstick shade (rather a nude shade) but when the police arrest her, her lips are smeared with red lipstick. See more »

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

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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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Silly, But Entertaining
8 July 2007 | by See all my reviews

In Manhattan, Ashley Albright (Lindsay Lohan) is a lucky woman and very successful in the agency where she works. The clumsy Jake Hardin (Chris Pine) is an unlucky aspirant manager of the rock band McFly, who is unsuccessfully trying to contact the entrepreneur Damon Phillips (Faizon Love) to promote his band. When Ashley meets Jake in a masquerade party, they kiss each other, swapping her fortune with his bad luck.

"Just My Luck" is a very silly and predictable comedy, but also entertaining. Lindsay Lohan is charming and adorable as usual and shows a good chemistry with Chris Pine making this movie work. Further, the story has no villain and all the characters are nice. Forget the private life of Linday in the tabloids and enjoy 103 minutes of fun in this forgettable fell-good movie. My vote is six.

Title (Brazil): "Sorte no Amor" ("Luck in Love")


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