Manhattanite Ashley is known to many as the luckiest woman around. After a chance encounter with a down-and-out young man, however, she realizes that she's swapped her fortune for his.

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Donald Petrie

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I. Marlene King (screenplay), Amy Harris (screenplay) (as Amy B. Harris) | 4 more credits »
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Lindsay Lohan ... Ashley Albright
Chris Pine ... Jake Hardin
Samaire Armstrong ... Maggie
Bree Turner ... Dana
Faizon Love ... Damon Phillips
Missi Pyle ... Peggy Braden
Makenzie Vega ... Katy
Carlos Ponce ... Antonio
Tom Fletcher ... McFly
Danny Jones ... McFly
Harry Judd Harry Judd ... McFly
Dougie Poynter ... McFly
Tovah Feldshuh ... Madame Z
Jaqueline Fleming ... Tiffany
Dane Rhodes ... Mac
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Storyline

In Manhattan, Ashley Albright is a lucky woman and very successful in the agency where she works. The clumsy Jake Hardin is an unlucky aspirant manager of the rock band McFly, who is unsuccessfully trying to contact the entrepreneur Damon Phillips to promote his band. When Ashley meets Jake in a masquerade party, they kiss each other, swapping her fortune with his bad luck. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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Good luck charm. Bad luck magnet. See more »


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Rated PG-13 for some brief sexual references | See all certifications »

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Trivia

According to her father Michael Lohan, it was on the set of this film that Lindsay Lohan overdosed on cocaine for the first time. See more »

Goofs

(at around 1h 35 mins) When Ashley is in Grand Central Station, the train board updates by manually flipping slots. Those were replaced with digital displays some years before the movie came out. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Ashley Albright: Good morning, Oscar.
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Connections

References Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977) See more »

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Moonlight on Fuji
Written and Performed by Mick Parker
Courtesy of Pro Music
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It's trying...
3 June 2006 | by dove95See all my reviews

It's trying to be a funny romantic movie, but it ends up being mostly gross-out humor. And, too much of it that I think it detracts from the story it wants to tell.

Chris Pine (the male love-interest) is endearing and devoted, both in his attraction to Ashley (Lohan's character) and for the Brit band he's "managing," McFly.

Lindsay Lohan is cute and plays her character well, but I'm not sure I totally buy into this movie. Something about it just hits me as off.

However, I didn't expect anything from this, other than something light which that I was glad for.

Samaire Armstrong really saves the movie for me. You believe that her character is sincere, honest, and good.


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

12 May 2006 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Lucky See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$28,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$5,692,285, 14 May 2006

Gross USA:

$17,326,650

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$38,159,905
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1.85 : 1
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