7.8/10
282,209
524 user 201 critic

Lucky Number Slevin (2006)

Trailer
0:28 | Trailer

Watch Now

From $2.99 (SD) on Prime Video

ON DISC
A case of mistaken identity lands Slevin into the middle of a war being plotted by two of the city's most rival crime bosses: The Rabbi and The Boss. Slevin is under constant surveillance by relentless Detective Brikowski as well as the infamous assassin Goodkat and finds himself having to hatch his own ingenious plot to get them before they get him.

Director:

Writer:

Reviews
Popularity
3,437 ( 175)
5 wins & 4 nominations. See more awards »

Videos

Photos

Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
... Slevin Kelevra
... Mr. Goodkat
... Lindsey
... The Boss
... The Rabbi (as Sir Ben Kingsley)
Michael Rubenfeld ... Yitzchok
... Dumbrowski
... Brikowski
... Marty
... Elvis
... Sloe
... Max
... Bodyguard #1
... Bodyguard #2
... Nick Fisher
Edit

Storyline

In an airport waiting room, a man in a wheelchair tells a stranger a story about a fixed horse race in 1979 that resulted in a family's deaths. In Manhattan, two bookies and the son of a Mob boss die. A young man just out of the shower answers the door to a neighbor woman and explains that he's visiting, has had a bad week, including being mugged, and doesn't know where his pal, who lives there, is. The neighbor is chatty; she's a coroner. Two thugs arrive and, believing the visitor to be the guy who lives there, take him to see the boss with the dead son, who tells him to kill the son of his Mob rival. Mistaken identity? What connects the threads? Cops are watching. Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

Your Numbers up, February 06 See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for strong violence, sexuality and language | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

 »
Edit

Details

Country:

| | |

Language:

Release Date:

7 April 2006 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Lucky # Slevin  »

Edit

Box Office

Budget:

$27,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

£1,074,550 (United Kingdom), 26 February 2006, Limited Release

Opening Weekend USA:

$7,031,921, 9 April 2006, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$22,494,487, 16 July 2006

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$56,308,881, 20 July 2006
See more on IMDbPro »

Company Credits

Show more on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

|

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

Went directly to DVD in Germany, after no distributor could be found. See more »

Goofs

When Max and his son are in the car discussing their cover story, they mention that Tony Taylor was the second baseman for the Phillies. In 1979, Taylor did not play for the Phillies any longer. Manny Trillo was the everyday second baseman. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Soldier: He's clean.
Benny Begin: So, why are you here? Hm?
See more »

Connections

References On Her Majesty's Secret Service (1969) See more »

Soundtracks

In Dreams, Perhaps
Written by Rob Jenkins (as Jenkins) / Andrew Hulme (as Hulme) / Roger Horberry (as Horberry) / Cliff Martinez (as Martinez)
Performed by O Yuki Conjugate
Published by O Yuki Conjugate 2005
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

See more »

User Reviews

 
Why people don't like this movie is beyond me...
28 April 2007 | by See all my reviews

The subject says it all...

This is a good, fast paced thriller... It would have been a really good thriller if it were not for the graphic scenes at the start of the movie, but once you get through that and a little bit of the confusion, this movie picks up very well...

I don't want to mention any thing about the story, I think there is enough mentioned already at the plot summary and that's all you need to know.

But trust me, do not believe people that say this is a bad movie... it is better than the many garbage movies that come out nowadays.. the acting and suspense is solid across the board. Bruce Willis, Morgan Freeman and Ben Kingsley are good, but the trump has to be Josh Harnett. He was good.

Like I said, the only bad point of this movie are the graphic scenes at the start.. If you approach this movie looking for entertainment, you will enjoy it.


119 of 178 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you? | Report this
Review this title | See all 524 user reviews »

Contribute to This Page