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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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Megan Griffiths

Writers:

Huck Botko (screenplay), Caroline Sherman (original idea) | 1 more credit »
2 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Toni Collette ... Ellie Klug
Thomas Haden Church ... Charlie
Oliver Platt ... Giles
Ryan Eggold ... Lucas Stone
Nina Arianda ... Dana
Ahna O'Reilly ... Charlotte
Johnny Depp ... Matthew Smith
Joanne Woodward ... Doris (voice)
Amy Seimetz ... Sara
S.J. Chiro ... Giles' Wife
Lynn Shelton ... Lisa
Louis Hobson ... Lawrence
Christian Palmer Christian Palmer ... Bartender
Conner Marx ... Micah
Evan Mosher Evan Mosher ... Joshua
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A rock journalist is assigned to track down her ex-boyfriend.

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Taglines:

Revisit your past. Rewrite your future.

Genres:

Drama

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for language, some sexual content and drug use | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

21 April 2014 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Buscando um Velho Amor See more »

Filming Locations:

Seattle, Washington, USA See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$3,728, 1 June 2014

Gross USA:

$48,995

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$48,995
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Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color
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Trivia

During dinner, Charlie's fiancé makes some disparaging remarks about documentaries. Ellie mentions a documentary about monkeys that is filmed by monkeys. It ends after ten seconds, when the camera is broken. At the end of the film credits for "Lucky Them", the monkey documentary is shown in full. See more »

Goofs

They make a point that Mathew Smith is left handed, but when they find him he is hammering right handed. See more »

Quotes

Charlie: It's not that I don't like music, it's that I have a hard time finding a style that doesn't annoy me.
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Crazy Credits

> 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 »

Connections

References Gremlins (1984) See more »

Soundtracks

Hi Fi
Written by M. Ward (as Matthew Stephen Ward)
Performed by M. Ward
Courtesy of Merge Records
By arrangement with Bank Robber Music
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Lucky Them and Me.
2 June 2014 | by wendyschmidt1957See all my reviews

Lucky me because I found this great little gem entitled, Lucky Them. Toni Collette, plays a darker, humorous role of rocker mag. writer, Elle. She's not losing her edge as much as losing her eagerness to do anything meaningful, anymore. Along comes a story, that is, in part, her story. And, she must choose to visit a painful past relationship. For the trip she brings along a straight up, funny, straight man, Charlie, played by Thomas Haden Church. He is also searching for something gone missing in his life. Add to that a cast of minor characters that steal the show in nearly every scene. But, Toni holds the key to this movie and she never, ever disappoints.


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