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• USA: May 4, 2007
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Rated PG-13 for some language and sexual humor.
Country USA | Australia
Lucky You Pictures Inc., Warner Bros. Pictures, DiNovi Pictures, Village Roadshow Pictures, Deuce Three Productions
Studio Warner Bros.
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• Lucky You (2007)
Tagline: Change your game. Change your life.
Plot: Director Curtis Hanson (L.A. CONFIDENTIAL, WONDER BOYS) raises the stakes and takes on Las Vegas in LUCKY YOU. Huck Cheever (Eric Bana) plays poker for a living, using every opportunity that arises in daily life to hone his skills and test the odds. He is fueled by both a compulsion to win and the desire to do better than his father, L.C. Cheever (Robert Duvall), who is a championship poker player. Huck’s skills come naturally, but he lacks patience. When he meets Billie Offer (Drew Barrymore), an earnest, honest girl from Bakersfield pursuing her dream of being a singer, he sees the possibility of a real relationship for the first time. But Huck’s habits are hard to break, and he’ll have to make some changes if he wants to make this relationship work.
Barrymore is sweet as Billie, but it is the relationship between Huck and his father that moves the story along. Huck harbors ill feelings towards L.C. from his childhood--feelings that are complicated by his burning desire to best his father at poker. Bana effectively shows the animosity Huck feels towards his father with subtle changes to his facial expression and body language, and Duvall actually makes the hard-nosed L.C. likable. Ultimately, the real star of this movie is poker. Throughout the film, it’s the strategies and
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