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Lucky You

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Eric Bana, Drew Barrymore, ...
Merie W. Wallace

Lucky You

type:
Movie
Current Status:
In Season
mpaa:
PG-13
runtime:
124 minutes
Wide Release Date:
05/04/07
performer:
Eric Bana, Drew Barrymore, Robert Duvall, Debra Messing
director:
Curtis Hanson
distributor:
Warner Bros.
author:
3520, 63927
genre:
Drama

We gave it a C-

In Texas Hold ‘Em, flop refers to the moment the dealer turns over three cards. Alas, Vegas romance Lucky You suggests another meaning of the word. Eric Bana plays Huck, a poker ace who falls for Drew Barrymore’s lounge singer. Director Curtis Hanson (L.A. Confidential) squeezes some suspense out of the card games — particularly those with Robert Duvall as Huck’s estranged dad — but his chemistry-starved stars are dealt a losing hand. EXTRAS Mini-docs and deleted scenes reinforce the sage advice of Kenny Rogers: Know when to walk away, know when to run. C-

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