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Good Luck Chuck (2007)

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In order to keep the woman of his dreams from falling for another guy, Charlie Logan has to break the curse that has made him wildly popular with single women: Sleep with Charlie once, and the next man you meet will be your true love.

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Mark Helfrich

Writers:

Josh Stolberg (screenplay), Steve Glenn (short story)
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Connor Price ... Young Charlie
Troy Gentile ... Young Stu
Mackenzie Mowat ... Birthday Girl
Sasha Pieterse ... Goth Girl
Caroline Ford ... Jennifer
Dane Cook ... Charlie
Chelan Simmons ... Carol
Dan Fogler ... Stu
Natalie Morris Natalie Morris ... Natalie
Ellia English ... Reba
Tseng Chang ... Karaoke Singer
Michael Teigen ... Wedding D.J.
Chiara Zanni ... Bride
Benjamin Ayres ... Groomsman (as Ben Ayres)
Carrie Anne Fleming ... Dirty Talker
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Early thirty-something dentist Dr. Charlie Logan has never experienced true love, despite having had a number of girlfriends over the years. After an announcement by one of his ex-girlfriends as such at her wedding, Charlie gets a reputation as being a good luck charm. Every woman he has slept with has met and married her dream man immediately following. He is encouraged to exploit this reputation by his long time best friend, Dr. Stu Klaminsky, a sex obsessed, sex starved schlub who became a plastic surgeon just so that he could masturbate over the sight of women's breasts. Charlie doesn't want to be solely a stepping stone for women, which is how they end up treating him once he gains this reputation as a lucky charm, but rather one's true love. He believes the woman of his dreams is accident-prone Cam Wexler, who works as the penguin caretaker at the aquarium. Cam initially doesn't want to date Charlie because of his reputation as a one-night stand type of guy. Charlie in turn ... Written by Huggo

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On September 21, true love has never been so hard. See more »

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Comedy | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for sequences of strong sexual content including crude dialogue, nudity, language and some drug use | See all certifications »

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Trivia

Jennifer Lopez was considered for the role of Cam. See more »

Goofs

When Cam ejects the roof of the car, police escort lights are flashing in the background. See more »

Quotes

Holy Lover: Oh, God.
Charlie: Oh, God!
Holy Lover: Oh, God!
Charlie: Oh, God!
Holy Lover: Oh, Jesus Christ, almighty! God, my savior! I shall adore thee now until forever more! Oh! Amen! Would you like to pray with me now?
Charlie: Uh... no.
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Alternate Versions

For the R-rated theatrical release two scenes were removed from the sex collage but later reinstated in the unrated DVD version: (i) the holy lover who later meets her boyfriend and (ii) Megan Gillis who turns to be an old high school chum of Chuck who later had a sex change operation. Also the sex scenes for the redheaded and kitchen lovers were re-shot for the unrated DVD version which shows full frontal nudity. In the R-rated theatrical version they were wearing a blouse. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Bad Movie Beatdown: When in Rome (2011) See more »

Soundtracks

I Touch Myself
Written by Christina Amphlett, Tom Kelly (as Thomas Kelly), Mark McEntee, and Billy Steinberg (as William Steinberg)
Courtesy of Daiichi Kosho USA
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Nothing special
18 September 2007 | by daveandthomasSee all my reviews

Keep your expectations low and you'll enjoy 'Good Luck Chuck.' Overall, the movie is generic and predictable. Cook and Alba do good jobs with a paper-thin script and add some great moments with the physical humor such as the flying dental tools and jump starting Dane Cook as seen in the trailer. However, this is also one of those movies where most of the best punchlines are in the trailer which is disappointing.

Expect lots of nudity from everyone including Cook but not Alba. 'Chuck' comes well stocked with lots of naked girls and breast jokes. However, be warned if you're trying to make this a date movie and know there are some very crude parts to this movie. 'Chuck' definitely earns his 'R' rating.

Cook doesn't evolve much from 'Employee of the Month' here but he is enjoyable. Alba is decent at the comedy. Together they have a alright chemistry but the movie is so typical it takes away from the overall experience.

One last note. Cook's sidekick, played by Dan Fogler, is extremely annoying and ruins the momentum of the movie on more than one occasion.


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Official Sites:

lionsgate | Official site [Japan]

Country:

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Language:

English

Release Date:

21 September 2007 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Warm-Up Guy See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$25,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$13,652,001, 23 September 2007

Gross USA:

$35,017,297

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$59,768,495
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