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Just My Luck (2006)

PG-13 | | Comedy, Fantasy, Romance | 12 May 2006 (USA)
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Manhattanite Ashley is known to many as the luckiest woman around. After a chance encounter with a down-and-out young man, however, she realizes that she's swapped her fortune for his.

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In Manhattan, Ashley Albright is a lucky woman and very successful in the agency where she works. The clumsy Jake Hardin is an unlucky aspirant manager of the rock band McFly, who is unsuccessfully trying to contact the entrepreneur Damon Phillips to promote his band. When Ashley meets Jake in a masquerade party, they kiss each other, swapping her fortune with his bad luck. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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Everything can change with a kiss. See more »


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Rated PG-13 for some brief sexual references | See all certifications »

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12 May 2006 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Lady Luck  »

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Budget:

$28,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$5,692,285 (USA) (12 May 2006)

Gross:

$17,324,744 (USA) (28 July 2006)
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Trivia

While filming was ongoing in New Orleans, local newspaper The Times-Picayune published a long article detailing the hard-partying, nightlife-loving ways of co-stars Lindsay Lohan and Samaire Armstrong and its negative effects on the production, pondering whether this would have an impact on Lohan's career, as she was at the time one of the most in-demand actresses in Hollywood. See more »

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When Jake first goes to the bowling alley to hear McFly rehearse, McFly and Jake talk about giving the CD to Phillips. After Jake goes to clean the toilet McFly resume their song. Danny Jones' voice can be heard singing harmony with Tom Fletcher, but he is nowhere near his microphone in the shot. See more »

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Ashley Albright: Good morning, Oscar.
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Referenced in The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #20.84 (2012) See more »

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Don't Play Nice
Written by Teddy Sinclair (as Natalia Keery-Fisher), Hugo Lira, Thomas Gustafsson, Tobias Lindell and Carlos Keery-Fisher
Performed by Teddy Sinclair (as Verbalicious)
Courtesy of Adventures in Music, Ltd.
Under arrangement with Zync Music, Inc.
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Silly, But Entertaining
8 July 2007 | by (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil) – See all my reviews

In Manhattan, Ashley Albright (Lindsay Lohan) is a lucky woman and very successful in the agency where she works. The clumsy Jake Hardin (Chris Pine) is an unlucky aspirant manager of the rock band McFly, who is unsuccessfully trying to contact the entrepreneur Damon Phillips (Faizon Love) to promote his band. When Ashley meets Jake in a masquerade party, they kiss each other, swapping her fortune with his bad luck.

"Just My Luck" is a very silly and predictable comedy, but also entertaining. Lindsay Lohan is charming and adorable as usual and shows a good chemistry with Chris Pine making this movie work. Further, the story has no villain and all the characters are nice. Forget the private life of Linday in the tabloids and enjoy 103 minutes of fun in this forgettable fell-good movie. My vote is six.

Title (Brazil): "Sorte no Amor" ("Luck in Love")


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