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Lucky Them (2013)

R | | Drama | 21 April 2014 (USA)
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A rock journalist is assigned to track down her ex-boyfriend.

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Charlie
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Giles
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Dana
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Charlotte
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Doris (voice)
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Sara
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Giles' Wife
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Lisa
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Lawrence
Christian Palmer ...
Bartender
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Micah
Evan Mosher ...
Joshua
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A rock journalist is assigned to track down her ex-boyfriend.

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Revisit your past. Rewrite your future.

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Rated R for language, some sexual content and drug use | See all certifications »
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21 April 2014 (USA)  »

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Lucky Them - Auf der Suche nach Matthew Smith  »

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$3,728 (USA) (30 May 2014)

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$32,853 (USA) (4 July 2014)
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During dinner, Charlie's fiance makes some disparaging remarks about documentaries. Ellie mentions a documentary about monkeys that is filmed by monkeys. It ends after 10 seconds when the camera is broken. At the end of the film credits for "Lucky Them", the monkey documentary is shown in full. See more »

Goofs

When Ellie is in bed (while Lucas plays his guitar), the blanket covering her moves abruptly from breast level to under her armpits. See more »

Quotes

Charlie: Look on the bright side, at least you didn't give a dead animal to somebody on their wedding day.
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> This film is credited to Paul Newman: an inspiration, mentor, cheering squad, and darn good reason a gal could still have trouble finding a gent to fill his boots See more »

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References Gremlins (1984) See more »

Soundtracks

Bobo Boogie
Written by Kid Congo Powers, Kiki Solis & Ron Miller
Performed by Kid Congo & The Pink Monkeybirds
Courtesy of In The Red Records
By arrangement with Terrorbird Media
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Deserves better than it's IMDb rating
27 January 2015 | by (Pennsylvania) – See all my reviews

Came across this on one of the premium channels on cable. Liked the looks of the cast, and it was just starting (as opposed to most movies I come across on the premium channels, which are usually in progress when I find them), so decided to watch. It was excellent. Toni Collette does great as usual, and Hayden-Church, playing somewhat of a variation of his 'Sideways' character, provides most of the comic relief and a great companion to Collette's more serious role. All of the characters had some likable qualities and were overall decent people, and I enjoyed the story as well.

I had no idea what to expect from this, but it did remind me of 'Sideways,' one of my all time favorites, in that it featured a couple of 'pals' (or acquaintances anyway) going on an adventure and encountering some interesting characters and situations along the way. Well worth an evening's viewing.


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