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Lucky Them (2013)

R | | Drama | 21 April 2014 (USA)
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A rock journalist is assigned to track down her ex-boyfriend.

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A rock journalist is assigned to track down her ex-boyfriend.

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Revisit your past. Rewrite your future.

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Rated R for language, some sexual content and drug use | See all certifications »
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21 April 2014 (USA)  »

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Lucky Them - Auf der Suche nach Matthew Smith  »

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Opening Weekend USA:

$3,728, 30 May 2014, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$32,853, 4 July 2014
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The Executive Producer of this film was Joanne Woodward. There is a dedication at the end of the film that reads: "This film is dedicated to Paul Newman; an inspiration, mentor, cheering squad, and darn good reason a gal could still have trouble finding a gent to fill his boots." See more »

Goofs

When Ellie is in bed (while Lucas plays his guitar), the blanket covering her moves abruptly from breast level to under her armpits. See more »

Quotes

Charlie: It's much better to confront the demons of your past in the harsh, unforgiving light of early dawn.
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> This film is credited to Paul Newman: an inspiration, mentor, cheering squad, and darn good reason a gal could still have trouble finding a gent to fill his boots See more »

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References Gremlins (1984) See more »

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Safe and Sound
Written by Jess Tardy
Performed by Jess Tardy
Courtesy of Jess Tardy
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Deserves better than it's IMDb rating
27 January 2015 | by See all my reviews

Came across this on one of the premium channels on cable. Liked the looks of the cast, and it was just starting (as opposed to most movies I come across on the premium channels, which are usually in progress when I find them), so decided to watch. It was excellent. Toni Collette does great as usual, and Hayden-Church, playing somewhat of a variation of his 'Sideways' character, provides most of the comic relief and a great companion to Collette's more serious role. All of the characters had some likable qualities and were overall decent people, and I enjoyed the story as well.

I had no idea what to expect from this, but it did remind me of 'Sideways,' one of my all time favorites, in that it featured a couple of 'pals' (or acquaintances anyway) going on an adventure and encountering some interesting characters and situations along the way. Well worth an evening's viewing.


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