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Just My Luck (2006)

PG-13 | | Comedy, Fantasy, Romance | 12 May 2006 (USA)
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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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Cast overview, first billed only:
... Ashley Albright
... Jake Hardin
... Maggie
... Dana
... Damon Phillips
... Peggy Braden
... Katy
... Antonio
Tom Fletcher ... Himself - McFly Band Member
... Himself - McFly Band Member
... Himself - McFly Band Member
... Himself - McFly Band Member
... Madame Z
... Tiffany
... Mac
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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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Rated PG-13 for some brief sexual references | See all certifications »

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Also Known As:

Lady Luck  »

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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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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

When Ashley leaves the bowling alley (after opening her umbrella inside the building) and talks to Jake, who is standing outside his limo, Jake is dry at one point, the shot switches to Ashley, back to Josh, who is now wet, back to Ashley, then back to Jake, who is dry again. See more »

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[first lines]
Ashley Albright: Good morning, Oscar.
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References Sex and the City (1998) See more »

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Wonderful Night
Written by Fatboy Slim (as Norman Cook) and Lateef Daumont
Performed by Fatboy Slim
Courtesy of Astralwerks
Under license from EMI Film & Television Music
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It is a combination of 'Freaky Friday' and 'Confessions of a Teenage Drama Queen', but not nearly as funny
12 May 2006 | by See all my reviews

In 'Just My Luck' Lindsay Lohan plays Ashley Albright, probably the luckiest person alive (hence the name). All she has to do is scratch a lotto ticket and she wins. But when fate comes knocking, she accidentally loses her winning streak to Jake Hardin (Chris Pine). What is Ashley to do when she falls in love with the guy who stole her luck? This is a cute teenage movie without a lot of substance. I think Lindsay's fans will like it, but I think this has very limited appeal. It is a combination of 'Freaky Friday' and 'Confessions of a Teenage Drama Queen', but not nearly as funny.

It had a good message in the end, but who cares. The best part of the film was when Ashley takes a beating after losing her luck. She has to learn what life is like for the less fortunate. But I still would not recommend it.


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