MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Up 12,237 this week

Lucky Miles (2007)

7.2
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 7.2/10 from 670 users  
Reviews: 22 user | 7 critic

Three mismatched blokes are stranded in the Australian desert.

0Check in
0Share...

Watch Now

$0.00 with Prime Instant Video

WATCH NOW

IMDb Picks: April

Visit our IMDb Picks section to see our recommendations of movies and TV shows coming out in April.

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 740 titles
created 28 Jul 2011
 
a list of 402 titles
created 12 Sep 2011
 
a list of 149 titles
created 28 Jan 2013
 
a list of 57 titles
created 01 Aug 2013
 
a list of 37 titles
created 13 Oct 2013
 

Related Items

Search for "Lucky Miles" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Lucky Miles (2007)

Lucky Miles (2007) on IMDb 7.2/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Lucky Miles.
6 wins & 15 nominations. See more awards »
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

East West 101 (TV Series 2007)
Crime | Drama | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

Major Crime is a metaphor for East and West, for the conscious and unconscious, for reconciliation and difference, for hope versus despair, as Malik struggles toward the sunlight while ... See full summary »

Stars: Don Hany, Susie Porter, Aaron Fa'aoso
Checkpoint (2006)
Short | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8/10 X  

An encounter ends in tragedy when a Lebanese-Australian family is harassed by a group of soldiers at a checkpoint in outback Australia.

Director: Ben Phelps
Stars: Rodney Afif, Kate Raison, Christian Willis
Drama | Mystery | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

During one unusually hot and tragic weekend, four people struggle after hearing some life-changing news, this in turn brings them together.

Director: Sarah Watt
Stars: Mary Kostakidis, Justine Clarke, Daniela Farinacci
Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

The story of Lena, the light-skinned daughter of an Aboriginal mother and Irish father and Vaughn, a Murri boy doing time in a minimum security prison in North West NSW. Dramatic events ... See full summary »

Director: Ivan Sen
Stars: Dannielle Hall, Damian Pitt, Jenna Lee Connors
The Jammed (2007)
Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

A thriller about trafficking, governmental deportation and the sex slave trade in Melbourne.

Director: Dee McLachlan
Stars: Emma Lung, Veronica Sywak, Saskia Burmeister
The Broken Shore (TV Movie 2013)
Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

An evocative crime thriller that captures the chilling action and sharp wit of Peter Temple's acclaimed novel The Broken Shore. In this gripping adaptation, Detective Joe Cashin uncovers a ... See full summary »

Director: Rowan Woods
Stars: Don Hany, Claudia Karvan, Anthony Hayes
Ten Canoes (2006)
Adventure | Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

A story within a story. In Australia's Northern Territory, a man tells us one of the stories of his people and his land. It's a story of an older man, Minygululu, who has three wives and ... See full summary »

Directors: Rolf de Heer, Peter Djigirr
Stars: Crusoe Kurddal, Jamie Gulpilil, Richard Birrinbirrin
Serangoon Road (TV Series 2013)
Crime | Drama | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

Serangoon Road is a detective noir series set against the tumultuous backdrop of 1960s Singapore.

Stars: Don Hany, Joan Chen, Maeve Dermody
Devil's Dust (TV Mini-Series 2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.5/10 X  

Devil's Dust is a thriller of David & Goliath proportions ripping the cloak of secrecy from a huge corporate scandal that exposes how asbestos multi - national company James Hardie oversaw ... See full summary »

Stars: Anthony Hayes, Don Hany, Ewen Leslie
Fantail (2013)
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

Tania thinks she's Maori. She works the graveyard shift at Horizon to save money to take her brother Pi to Surfers. But one night a cheeky little bird ruins everything and Tania pays the ultimate price for being a hero.

Director: Curtis Vowell
Stars: Sophie Henderson, Stephen Lovatt, Jarod Rawiri
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  

Set in a world upended by a complete breakdown of society, two couples hide out in a lakeside cabin hoping to survive this crisis.

Director: Conor Horgan
Stars: Ciarán McMenamin, Alex Reid, Rory Keenan
White Collar Blue (2002–2003)
Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
Stars: Peter O'Brien, Freya Stafford, Brooke Satchwell
Edit

Cast

Credited cast:
...
...
Youssif Al-Samer
Sri Sacdpraseuth ...
Ramelan (as Srisacd Sacdpraseuth)
...
Glen Shea ...
Sawung Jabo ...
Arif Hidayat ...
...
Lisa (voice)
Majid Shokor ...
...
Edwin Hodgeman ...
Gillian Jones ...
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Majed Abbas ...
Asaad Abdulrazak ...
Don Barker ...
Pub Regular #1
Edit

Storyline

An Indonesian fishing boat abandons a group of Iraqi and Cambodian men on a remote part of the Western Australian coast. Told there is a bus over the dunes, the men are abandoned to a desert the size of Poland. While most are quickly rounded up, three men with little in common but their history of misfortune elude capture and begin an epic but confused journey drawn on by their hopes amplified by the empty desert. Pursued by an army reservist unit more concerned with playing ball sports and music, our three protagonists wander deeper into trouble, searching desperately among the harsh beauty of the Pilbara for evidence of a western, liberal democracy. Or the promised bus. Written by ex Wikipedia

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

They started as strangers, by journey's end they'd nearly killed each other See more »


Certificate:

See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

 »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

| | | | |

Release Date:

19 July 2007 (Australia)  »

Also Known As:

Célegyenes  »

Box Office

Budget:

AUD 3,100,000 (estimated)
 »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Quotes

Ramelan: And your mother?
Arun: She die before I was born.
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
A true delight - great story with a message and a heart
12 April 2007 | by (Australia) – See all my reviews

What a great little film and I mean that in the best way. Meaning it's not overplayed, over-acted, over-cut, over-the-top or any of the other "we're over it's" that fill most of the frames of blockbuster rubbish.

This is a film that tells a great story, with compelling and real people that will have you laughing along and wishing them all a happy ending.

Even better for an Aussie film, it's full of the great Aussie characters and they're not over-done or caricatures.

yes it's a touch long and if it gets the 10 minute trim I and others think it deserves, Lucky Miles will be one of the great little films of recent times - go see it!


9 of 10 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Where can I rent this from? veeloss
Comedy?? soundmandoug
What happened to second crew member? rogerxnz
Discuss Lucky Miles (2007) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?