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Lottery Ticket (2010)

PG-13 | | Comedy | 20 August 2010 (USA)
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Kevin Carson is a young man living in the projects who has to survive a three-day weekend after his opportunistic neighbors find out he's holding a winning lottery ticket worth $370 million.

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Erik White

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Abdul Williams (screenplay), Erik White (story) | 1 more credit »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Shad Moss ... Kevin Carson (as Bow Wow)
Brandon T. Jackson ... Benny
Naturi Naughton ... Stacie
Loretta Devine ... Grandma
Ice Cube ... Mr. Washington
Keith David ... Sweet Tee
Terry Crews ... Jimmy the Driver
Mike Epps ... Reverend Taylor
Charlie Murphy ... Semaj
Bill Bellamy ... Giovanni
Gbenga Akinnagbe ... Lorenzo
Chris Williams ... Doug
Vince Green Vince Green ... Malik
Leslie Jones ... Tasha
Malieek Straughter ... Deangelo (as Malieek W. Straughter)
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Kevin Carson is a young man living in the projects who has to survive a three-day weekend after his opportunistic neighbors find out he's holding a winning lottery ticket worth $370 million.

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Winning is just the beginning. Surviving is another story.

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Comedy

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for sexual content, language including a drug reference, some violence and brief underage drinking | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

20 August 2010 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Biletul de loterie See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$10,652,297, 22 August 2010, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$24,708,699, 31 October 2010
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Dolby Digital | DTS | SDDS

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Bow Wow, Brandon T Jackson, Charlie Murphy, and Mike Epps also starred together in Roll Bounce (2005). See more »

Quotes

Sweet Tee: Are you refusing my friendship?
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Soundtracks

Tim & Bob Groove 3
Written by Tim Kelley and Bob Robinson
Performed by Tim & Bob
Courtesy of Tyme for Flytes Music
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Lottery Ticket - Not All The Right Numbers
23 August 2010 | by smart_guynimohSee all my reviews

Lottery Ticket is an interesting film, which however did not live up to certain expectation for its film audience.

The main characters are somewhat relatable; Wacky Friend in Benny, Wise Female Friend in Stacie and God fearing Grandmother in Mrs Carson. However, the main character Kevin Carson played by Bow Wow, was not the right casting in my opinion. He lacks some acting experience, and although on the surface delivers good laugh and portrays our hero effective, he lacks enough depth to play the key emotions change of the character.

The movie does deliver many good laughs though, but does portray a horrible stereotype of the black community living in the projects - which is to the distaste of many audience members.

Overall, the film is a mini Tyler Perry film however, falls short by quite a lot. Nonetheless, it is a good watch for a good laugh of stereotypes and at times poor acting.

Notable acting mentions go to: Naturi Naughton, Ice Cube, Teairra Mari, Loretta Devine & Gbenga Akinnagbe


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