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The Lucky Man (2017)

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A young charismatic preacher and his hot Latina girlfriend travel Route 66 scamming the small churches along the way only to find that the bogus healing powers he portrays become real. The healing powers serve as a blessing and a curse.
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Credited cast:
Jesse James ... Rev. Johnny Jones
Mariana Paola Vicente ... Rebecca
Burton Gilliam ... Pawn Broker's Dad
Brad Hawkins ... Bartender
Derick Snow ... Used Car Salesman
Neal Kodinsky ... Drug Trafficker
Juan Felipe Barrientos ... Potro
Todd Jenkins ... Billy
Kim Jackson Davis ... Waitress (as Kim Jackson Wheeler)
Dennis O'Neill ... State Trooper
Bruce Carey ... Radio News Man
Ben Loggins ... Bum
Tonetta Weaver ... Lady Churchgoer
Larry Jack Dotson ... Motel Keeper 2
Jaclyn Lopez ... Blind Man's Sister
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Storyline

Traveling Route 66, a charismatic preacher, Reverend Johnny Jones, and his seductively beautiful Latina girlfriend, Rebecca, find their lives spiraling out of control as they travel from small town to small town; running their scam on the churches they encounter along the mother road. He's able to convince people he has the power to heal their illnesses and solve their most dreadful life experiences. But what the couple think is their scam begs the question does he really have the power? It's a question that haunts him and only intensifies his inner demons. Scarred for life, his childhood abuse from his evil father won't soon go away. He finds temporary refuge at the bottom of each bottle of tequila and endless grams of cocaine that goes up his nose. His childhood demons will not subside, neither will his vices. In the end, his powers serve as a blessing and a curse. Hang on tight while we follow this perilous couple's journey into the abyss of miracles and tragedy. Written by Norman McGuire

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sex drugs revival | See All (1) »

Taglines:

Sex, Drugs, and Revival

Genres:

Action | Drama | Sci-Fi

Certificate:

R

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While filming in Tucumcarri, New Mexico, a billy goat wandered onto the set at one of the motel locations and interrupted shooting. Several of the grips chased the animal away and production continued. See more »

Goofs

After Johnny and Rebecca leave The Blue Swallow Motel to get out of town, Rebecca takes the car to go call her mother. The payphone that she uses (at the Motel Safari) is less than 1 block away from The Blue Swallow Motel. The motel sign is clearly visible between the pillars in the background on the left side. See more »

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Riskin'
Written by Chelsea Seth Woodward, Chantell Moody, Michael Wisdom,
Eddie Hudson, Pax, Alex Maas and Brett Orrison
Performed by and courtesy of The Digital Wild
By arrangement with Loophole Management
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Student project
20 January 2018 | by anjos-1966See all my reviews

This was not good. Bad script. Lousy acting and a meaningless story. Depressing movie.


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

16 January 2018 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Lucky Man See more »

Filming Locations:

Dallas, Texas, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$1,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$4,956, 24 December 2017

Gross USA:

$25,015

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$25,015
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Company Credits

Production Co:

Lucky Films See more »
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital (RCA Sound Recording)

Color:

Color (HD)| Color

Aspect Ratio:

16:9 HD
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