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Hard Luck (2006)

Video  -  Crime | Drama | Thriller  -  17 October 2006 (USA)
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Two converging story lines involving corrupt cops ripping off drug dealers and serial killers are followed as former drug dealer Lucky, trying to go straight after doing a prison stint, ... See full summary »

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Storyline

Two converging story lines involving corrupt cops ripping off drug dealers and serial killers are followed as former drug dealer Lucky, trying to go straight after doing a prison stint, gets entangled within by a series of bad breaks. Shepherd plays a sadistic and vindictive mother of a handicapped son who along with her young kung-fu kicking boyfriend, abducts and tortures people who she feels scorn her son. Lucky, caught up in a shootout between dealers and cops, grabs two briefcases with $500,000 and goes on the run and has the hard luck of happening upon the serial killer's cabin. Written by Anonymous

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If it wasn't for bad luck, there would be no luck... See more »

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Rated R for violence including some aberrant situations, sexual content/nudity and language | See all certifications »
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$12,000,000 (estimated)
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There are elements in this film that make it contrast with the movie "New Jack City"; painting a picture of what could have happened in Wesley Snipes' gangster character had cleaned up his act. Among those elements are two key characters that are present in both films. Those characters are portrayed by Bill Cobbs and Mario Van Peebles; Cobbs being the same community motivated man and Peebles being the good cop looking to bring down the gangster. Snipes' relationship with each character as a result of his own actions, is what makes the difference in this film. See more »

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Straight to Late Night Basic Cable Syndication is too good for this mess
12 May 2009 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Faded/fading stars, newbies just out of school, a plot which makes little sense, clichés tired and banal, dialogue which adds insult to injury, performances which range from good jokes to bad, to just tired as well. You hope everyone was stoned and having fun enough to actually laugh at the mess they're making which at least aspires on occasion to camp, however hard it falls on its face. Dreck, grade D product with grade B- production values. Only the dregs of basic cable could pass this off as a way to kill a couple of late-night hours, which might work as you also do your toenails (and/or beat weed), listen to music, and chat online.


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