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Good Luck Chuck (2007)

R  |   |  Comedy, Drama, Romance  |  21 September 2007 (USA)
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In order to keep the woman of his dreams from falling for another guy, Charlie Logan has to break the curse that has made him wildly popular with single women: Sleep with Charlie once, and the next man you meet will be your true love.

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Early thirty-something dentist Dr. Charlie Logan has never experienced true love, despite having had a number of girlfriends over the years. After an announcement by one of his ex-girlfriends as such at her wedding, Charlie gets a reputation as being a good luck charm. Every woman he has slept with has met and married her dream man immediately following. He is encouraged to exploit this reputation by his long time best friend, Dr. Stu Klaminsky, a sex obsessed, sex starved schlub who became a plastic surgeon just so that he could masturbate over the sight of women's breasts. Charlie doesn't want to be solely a stepping stone for women, which is how they end up treating him once he gains this reputation as a lucky charm, but rather one's true love. He believes the woman of his dreams is accident-prone Cam Wexler, who works as the penguin caretaker at the aquarium. Cam initially doesn't want to date Charlie because of his reputation as a one-night stand type of guy. Charlie in turn ... Written by Huggo

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He has to break his curse before she breaks his heart. See more »

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Rated R for sequences of strong sexual content including crude dialogue, nudity, language and some drug use | See all certifications »

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$25,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

£1,316,325 (UK) (9 November 2007)

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£4,039,015 (UK) (7 December 2007)
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Charlie's car is a 1957 Ford Thunderbird. See more »

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When Cam walks into the metal post, she hits it with one side of her face. After she falls down and Chuck comes to help her, Cam rubs the wrong side of her face. See more »

Quotes

Cam Wexler: Why teeth?
Charlie: Same reason as every other dentist. Couldn't get into med school.
Cam Wexler: That's funny!
Charlie: My parents didn't think so.
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References Total Recall (1990) See more »

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Whistle Song
Written by Bret Bollinger, Kaleo Wassman and Yesod Williams
Performed by Pepper
Courtesy of Law Records / Caliplates Media
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Better luck next time, Dane
13 September 2007 | by (Seattle WA USA) – See all my reviews

A very uneven comedy. If 3 out of every 10 jokes working is enough for you, then go ahead.

If you're hoping to see Dane Cook (nearly) undressed, you won't be disappointed. He strips more in this movie than Demi Moore in "Striptease".

If you're hoping to see Jessica Alba undressed -- too bad! Scanty attire is the best you'll get.

If you're hoping to see Dane be as funny as he is in his stand-up -- you'll be disappointed.

If you're hoping to see Jessica be funny -- what are you, nuts? She's got no comedy chops! And that old tired "pretty girl falls down a lot" shtick wasn't funny when it became a movie cliché about 5 years ago.

The only funny moments seem to be when Dane is improvising. When he's doing the written parts of the script, it clunks hard. (Him dressed in a penguin costume? Yikes.) The two leads try SO hard to show us they have chemistry (a lot of shoulder wiggling and cutesy facial expressions mostly) that it backfires.

There were a lot of gross-out moments that just weren't funny -- the fat sidekick scrubbing his backflap with a scrub-brush for sexual pleasure, a penguin eating his crap, two seduction scenes with obese women (straight out of "Norbit" -- also unfunny).

The sidekick is so foul and obnoxious he throws the movie completely off-balance. You feel like the movie needs a sorbet after one of his scenes to get the bad taste out of your mouth.

The only likable person was the guy playing Jessica's brother (Lonny Ross of "30 Rock"). I actually think he might have made a better romantic lead, than Dane -- who was somehow off-putting.

Maybe Dane will have more input into his next comedy movie. Maybe that will help.


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