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Good Luck (1996)

R | | Comedy, Drama | 7 March 1997 (USA)
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Hines plays a former dental student, Bern Lemley, who had to quit school just before finals because of a car accident that left him in a wheelchair. D'Onofrio plays a former pro football ... See full summary »

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Hines plays a former dental student, Bern Lemley, who had to quit school just before finals because of a car accident that left him in a wheelchair. D'Onofrio plays a former pro football player, Ole Olezniak, who was blinded in a freak accident on the field. Before their accidents, Bern had been a tutor for Ole, and, after quitting his post-accident job as a denture technician, he approaches Ole about teaming up to enter a white-water rafting race on Oregon's Rogue River. Written by Katherine Smith

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Reach for your dreams!

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Rated R for some sex-related language | See all certifications »
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$39,962, 9 March 1997, Limited Release

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$39,962, 9 March 1997
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Tony 'Ole' Olezniak: I dunno...maybe I need a balls check, myself.
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Old Fashion Love
Written and Performed by Jay Bolton and Mary Ekler
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An underrated, very entertaining film
4 August 2002 | by See all my reviews

I don't think this movie has been given enough exposure. Not only is it the first movie that I remember seeing D'Onofrio in, but Gregory Hines turns out a wonderful performance, too. It isn't a deep movie- it is light entertainment- but it does that well. And the comedic acting is great- especially by D'Onofrio! The "physical" comedy alone, had me rolling the first time I saw it...and a small role by an old Barney Miller favorite, was an added plus. Give it a shot, on a night when you don't want to think too much, and just want to laugh.


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