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Just My Luck (2006)

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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

Writers:

I. Marlene King (screenplay), Amy Harris (screenplay) (as Amy B. Harris) | 4 more credits »
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Cast

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 ... Himself - McFly Band Member
Danny Jones ... Himself - McFly Band Member
Harry Judd ... Himself - McFly Band Member
Dougie Poynter ... Himself - McFly Band Member
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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Everything can change with a kiss. See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

12 May 2006 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Lady Luck See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$28,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$5,692,285, 14 May 2006, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$17,324,744, 30 July 2006
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Sound Mix:

DTS | Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Lindsay Lohan (Ashley) has starred in a number of movies that involve some sort of "swapping". In this movie, her character swaps fortune and luck with another man. In Freaky Friday (2003), her character swaps bodies with their mother. In The Parent Trap (1998), she plays both twin sisters who swap lives and pretend to be one another. See more »

Goofs

When the three are eating and talking about how lucky Ashley is (just before the masquerade bash), the colors of Maggie's headband switch back and forth between shots. Sometimes the blue/green side is in the front, but sometimes the purple side is in the front. 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 »

Soundtracks

Too Close for Comfort
Written by Tom Fletcher, Danny Jones and Dougie Poynter
Performed by McFly
Produced by Hugh Padgham
McFly appears courtesy of The Island Records Group
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Freaky Friday II The Return... or something like that
27 May 2006 | by office1See all my reviews

I was amazed that my eight year old daughter found this movie almost as silly as I did, and thats not a good thing. I went with my Mother (82) and my daughter (8) and wished I was somewhere else. I don't usually feel that way, I liked Chris Pine in the Princess Diaries II and I liked Lindsay Lohan in Freaky Friday, I watch several movies with my daughter that I actually enjoy. I had to walk out at one point due to the shear stupidity of the scene. I am not saying that the movie was a total loss, I gave it a 3 after all, there were some good scenes and some good chemistry between Chris and Lindsay but the writer, Director and whoever handled the editing should reconsider the material. I would hate to think that was the best they got during filming... One highlight was the band, they were pretty good as were the friends. Missi Pyle's talent was completely wasted as the "boss" leaving this movie as a Lindsay Lohan vehicle that crashed on the way to the audience.

Office


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