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Just Your Luck (1996)

Six million dollars suddenly goes up for grabs when an aged diner's heart fails after he discovers that he has won the lottery. Which of the remaining late-night dining regulars will get ... See full summary »

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Gary Auerbach

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Todd Alcott, Gary Auerbach (screenplay) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Sean Patrick Flanery ... Ray
Virginia Madsen ... Kim
Carroll Baker ... Momie
Bill Erwin ... Pops
Jon Favreau ... Straker
Flea ... Johnny
Ernie Hudson ... Willie
John Lurie ... Coker
Jon Polito ... Nick
Mike Starr ... Carl
Alanna Ubach ... Angela
Vince Vaughn ... Barry
Lee Weaver ... Wino
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Six million dollars suddenly goes up for grabs when an aged diner's heart fails after he discovers that he has won the lottery. Which of the remaining late-night dining regulars will get the cash? How many will have to die to get the answer? Written by productiondesign@aol.com

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Comedy | Drama

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Rated R for strong language and some violence | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

29 November 1996 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Whiskey Down See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA

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Stereo

Color:

Color

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1.85 : 1
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References Perry Mason (1957) See more »

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Musette
Performed by Francis Fumiere
Written by Francis Fumiere
Courtesy of Associated Production Music
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The other, other Jon Faverau Vince Vaughn flick
31 July 2001 | by Zombie9000See all my reviews

This is a well written, well acted, and horribly photographed character play about a group of diner patrons who decide to split the winnings of a lottery ticket of a recently deceased man. Plot twists and double crosses abound in this rickety comedy.

Overall, this flick may be better appreciated as another chance to catch Jon Faverau and Vince Vaughn on screen together. Although they both have supporting roles (like Ben Affleck and Matt Damon in "School Ties"), the fact that independent cinema's finest creative duo both star in this one, makes it even more worth a look.


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