Lucky
Lucky (2011)

Ben Keller (Colin Hanks) has just won the Iowa State Lotto. The catch? The winning ticket belongs to Leslie Singer, the dead girl in his closet. With $36 million now at his disposal, Ben has the newfound confidence to pursue his life-long… More

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Rated: R
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Genre: Drama, Comedy
Release Date: October 10, 2011
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30%

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Critic Score: 23% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Robert Abele
Los Angeles Times

Nearly every step the movie makes feels completely random, with no payoff.

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Kirk Honeycutt
Hollywood Reporter

Nothing is bleaker than failed black comedy, which this is.

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Ignatiy Vishnevetsky
Ebert Presents At The Movies

Has no sense of tone.

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Elizabeth Weitzman
New York Daily News

Thank your lucky stars I had to see Gil Cates Jr.'s darkly comic misfire early enough to warn you against wasting your own time and money.

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Lisa Schwarzbaum
Entertainment Weekly

The concept, perilously high, is further overloaded by performances that are perilously broad, particularly from Graynor and an ill-used Ann-Margret as Ben's mother.

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Harry Haun
Film Journal International

Can a serial killer and a gold-digger find happiness as lottery winners? That's the thin premise of this comedy misfire.

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Jeannette Catsoulis
New York Times

Mr. Hanks performs with customary blankness and a woeful lack of chemistry with his hardworking co-star.

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Joshua Rothkopf
Time Out New York

It gets bogged down in slo-mo indie quirk when it should be faster, more in our face.

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Marshall Fine
Hollywood & Fine

It's meant to be deadpan but Lucky is just dead, period. Only Graynor manages to inject any life into it. But she might as well be shooting electricity through a corpse

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Flixster Audience Score: 30% Flixster User Reviews
Manu Gino
Even a serial killer can win the lottery. Good movie! This film is innovative and clever and extraordinarily well written. The screenplay was an extraordinary… More
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Cast: Colin Hanks, Ari Graynor, Jeffrey Tambor, Mimi Rogers, Ann-Margret, Adam Harrington, Tom Amandes, Heather Marie Marsden, Allison Mackie, Dana Daurey… More
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three stars
Cynthia S.
Considering the bad ratings here, I wasn't expecting too much from this movie. Actually, I found it rather fun. Well done. Casted well. A nice dark quirky… More
Candy Rose
Funny black comedy. Ben wins the lottery and ends up marrying his life long love Lucy. She discovers that he is a serial killer, she digs up the bodies and… More