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The Lucky Man

The Lucky Man is a movie starring Jesse James, Burton Gilliam, and Mariana Paola Vicente. A young charismatic preacher and his hot Latina girlfriend travel Route 66 scamming the small churches along the way only to find that the...

Running Time
1 hours 38 minutes
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Drama, Sci-Fi, Action
Norman Gregory McGuire
Norman Gregory McGuire
Jesse James, Burton Gilliam, Brad Hawkins, Mariana Paola Vicente
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English, Deutsch, Français, Italiano, Español, Svenska, Gaeilge, Nederlands
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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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Beverly P.

Yes, I'll admit this was a weak sequel but it had a better story than the original. Although the first film was fantastic, this one was really better. The story was more coherent and I really liked the twist towards the end which added something to the film. The effects and the overall look of the film was excellent. I liked how the film had its own tone with a different kind of ending from the original. It really brought a new feel to the story and the film also maintained its own identity. The original film was directed by Jon Turteltaub and he did a great job with his first film. He did a great job with the characterizations in the first film and he was really effective with the film. However, I think the characterizations were a bit forced in the sequel. It didn't feel like he was working well with the director in terms of the characterizations. I think Jon Turteltaub will do a great job with his second film. I am looking forward to his new project and I hope that he keeps a good sense of originality and originality will help him with his next film.

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This film was recommended to me by a friend and I was delighted to see it. The production values were excellent, the characters realistic and the atmosphere at times quite eerie. I won't go into too much detail, but this film was a short and sweet winner.

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Spoilers ahead! Of course, we all knew the plot when we went into the theater, but it's still good. And it's not over done at all. The audience is the most important character in a film and they take it to the bank, and why not? They're the heroes! The film is dark and exciting and always a treat to watch. You don't have to be afraid of big names, but there's no point if you don't like them. Martin Sheen is always a pleasure to watch, and he's a joy to watch all through the film. Catherine Zeta Jones is in her element and only shines as an actress in a film like this. And I really, really liked Rosie Perez. She's a human and the only one who takes matters into her own hands. The ending was a little dorky, but not completely stupid, and everything else is above par. Can't go wrong.

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This is one of the most entertaining films I have ever seen. It's very gripping from beginning to end and the story is superb. The actors make it even better. The shots of the planet in the distance and the swarm of worms, giant insects, and animals are brilliant. The story is fast-paced, entertaining, and interesting. The ending is almost a crying scene, but it's a good way to end it. I give it 8 stars out of 10.

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Victoria Daniels

1st watched 2/27/2004 - 6 out of 10(Dir-Samuel K. Wurzelman): Having his own private spaceflight, Andy (Steven Strait) is at a loss, and on his birthday, he receives a book from a friend. Taking it and going to his house, he finds that he was never really meant to be the main character, since his parents and his sister saw in him. On his birthday, the book opens up to his younger self who has now become a hero and wants to protect the world from aliens. As the movie progresses, he finds himself to have a complete change of heart, and is now an important figure in the world. He faces a number of problems and they all stem from the fact that his own father saw his most important character in him. I enjoyed this film because of the incredible special effects and the great acting. I found it to be very enjoyable and I would recommend it to anyone.

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Pamela M.

As a fan of the Lenny Bruce strip, I was very excited about this movie because I'm always on the lookout for any original material. Sadly, when I got a DVD for $6 at the video store, I wasn't too thrilled with the quality of the DVD player. I bought the R1 and got the worst picture possible with the color completely shifting around from day to night. I'm a huge fan of the moviestrip, so I really wanted to be there for the 'flight of the lawyer' and 'Lucky Man' story. Lucky Man was my favorite character and he still is. I had to live in the movie, so I watched the whole film, and the thing about the people who hated the movie was that they never saw the movie. The movie is a product of 1950's America, and its a very very slow moving movie. I had to watch the whole movie and I got very disappointed. The end of the movie is good, but if you watch the whole movie you'll realize why the credits are there. Don't watch it for the straight up original story, watch it for Lenny's amazing story and the acting. Lenny really was the real life Lenny Bruce. It's one of the great movies of the 70's and one of the great movies of the 90's.

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Starring Denis Lawson, L.Q. Jones and Gerry Conlon. A politician, has made a deal with an interstellar warlord, to create a super weapon, that can end the war and the events in space. A crash on earth gives an agent who specializes in mining minerals, an opportunity to go undercover as a mining contractor, in order to find out more about the super weapon. The Agent is now a man, armed to the teeth with sophisticated weapons, and is an expert marksman. But as the movie continues the world of the Earth begins to change, as we go from one world to another. As they all find out, that nothing is what it seems, and that each one of us has our own fears and insecurities. Another thing that has changed is the rule of law, and who can be trusted, and who can not. This movie is really like a documentary, and I for one, really enjoyed it, and it was highly entertaining. The acting was great from the lead, this was one of my favorite movies of the year. Some of the action was like old school cop shows, but with some serious and fast cuts, and full on action. 8/10

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Ralph Matthews

This is a brilliant movie with an interesting and plausible plot. Some of the tech is also believable. I thought this was very original and as far as movie goes is a strong contender for best sci-fi film of 2006. Having read about the alien planet, I was expecting it to be just plain lame. I was wrong. It was well thought out and was very believable. A perfect sci-fi movie.

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Crystal Dixon

It's good to see Burt Reynolds back in action, and even better to see the star from the first Blade. He's the ultimate action star, and this film is a very well made one. I like the fact that it's not entirely focused on the good guy vs the bad guy, rather it's about the team. The setting of the films is the future with all its problems, and the villains are similar to what you'd find in Blade and the like. It's a good mix of the good guy and the bad guy. The villain in this one is very much like the one in Blade 2. There are lots of awesome shots of Blade and his group, which are very cool. This film was one of the better ones when it came to Blade. Nowadays there are a lot of action films that are pretty bad. However I think this one is the best of the lot.

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Madison R.

I don't think it's a big mistake to watch this movie, because it is an homage to all great movies from the last 50 years. It also is one of the first movies that got me so interested in the future; I've already seen in my private library a lot of old NASA movies. The way they made a very low budget film look great, even I have to say the special effects are amazing. I don't know if people have heard about this movie but it was named for the legendary athlete from the 70's John McKay. Maybe this movie makes you want to watch McKay's other movies. I think this is probably the best movie I've ever seen. I was inspired after watching this movie, and I wanted to see every movie he ever did. I watched Apollo 13, and the Moon Landing, and those were so influential to me. You should definitely see this movie. You won't regret it.

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Marie A.

The video for this film was a lot better than I expected, but then again I had low expectations, because I thought that this film wouldn't really be worth my time. I was wrong! This is a lot more fun and interesting than the first film, and I think the two sequels are a lot better than this one. First things first: The movie doesn't have the "Hollywood ending" you'd expect from a science fiction film, the script doesn't scream "hollywood" but does offer something different from what I've seen in other science fiction movies. Second things second: There are some neat special effects, but they are all very subtle and the CGI can't make up for them. The movie is pretty quiet when it comes to action, and it is VERY slow paced, and the fight scenes are very boring. If you can tolerate a slow pace, the movie might actually be very entertaining. It's also worth noting that the plot is interesting, and the movie actually makes sense. I'm not sure if it will make sense for others, but it's a very worthwhile film, if you like to be entertained. If you're looking for a science fiction film that might be different than what I normally like, you might be better off with the first film. I'd rate this film 8 out of 10. It is much more interesting than the first film.

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I didn't want to write anything about this movie, because the majority of people who have seen it have hated it and therefore I didn't want to spoil anything for them. So, I'll just say that the movie isn't bad, and that is quite impressive. There are several times where I couldn't help but think that the movie should have been in Spanish and maybe dubbed. The acting in the movie is pretty good and that is really commendable considering that some of the actors did very bad acting. The movie also has some moments that make you wonder what exactly they were thinking on set. But all in all, it is definitely worth seeing. I've given it an 8 out of 10.

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Dennis L.

Hans Zimmer's "The Lucky Man" is one of those films you either love or hate. I will admit I'm in the latter group. The film is definitely one of those rare movies that I am impressed by the way it was made. I remember the intense suspense, the stellar acting and the story of the people involved. "The Lucky Man" is one of those movies you will want to see a few times as it's always engaging and works well in its own terms. The idea is cool and the special effects are astounding. Of course, the most important aspect of a movie is the story. "The Lucky Man" certainly has some interesting elements to it. It is a little hard to get into the characters, but once you get into it, you'll love it. What I liked the most about "The Lucky Man" is how he captures a style that is one of its biggest assets. It's a little dated, but I found it quite refreshing. It's a style that is more distinctive than simply being an old style film, as many other films have embraced this style. One of the main characters, Lala, is also a colorful and pretty unique character. I liked the music as well and the scenes were very effective. The story is very interesting and has some great moments. The acting is good as well, but this is one of those films that's easy to root for. The idea of the film is definitely very original. However, it doesn't hold up as well as it could have, but it's still a great film. "The Lucky Man" is an action-adventure film that will keep you entertained. Even though it doesn't have much more to it than a good story, this is still an enjoyable film. It has great atmosphere and it has some very original characters. In conclusion, I would recommend this film to fans of the genre. It's a film that's much different than what most would expect and it's definitely worth a watch. Rated PG-13: Violence, Language and Brief Nudity.

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Cheryl P.

I would say that this film is a real winner. It's a shame it didn't make a larger percentage in the box office as it should have. John Lithgow is a great actor and really gets in the groove as the lead. The supporting cast is wonderful. Christian Slater is a great bit of fun as the villain. Jack Palance is excellent as usual and really makes you sympathize with his character. The whole cast is very good. Every character is likable and entertaining. The ending is particularly gripping and it's great to see how good a production such as this can be made. To me this is a winner. To anyone who would say this is boring or should have been made in a more mainstream way, do not watch it. It's a real work of art and worth your money.

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In the middle of a 10 minute budget, a movie must be "good" and "perfect". Of course, I didn't expect to be totally amazed, but it turned out to be a very enjoyable movie. I was surprised at the lead performance of Joseph Gordon Levitt, he was perfect. The script was good, the pace and the pace of the movie was perfect, the character development was perfect. The story line was realistic. This movie is an original in many ways. You will get a lot of knowledge from this movie, if you watch it before you read a book, it will be interesting for you.

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It's a refreshing change of pace for the SFX flicks that Hollywood is releasing these days. This flick is a small, tight-knit, emotional tale that never puts you down for what your eyes are seeing. If you watch the movie as a pure action movie, the ending (and it is one) makes you ask yourself if you're still watching for a good story. You can't help but feel the happy ending after watching. It was far more believable than something that would happen in Hollywood. I'm now looking forward to other action movies, especially when it comes to the Sci-Fi/Action genre. It's easy to see how this film can lead to more sci-fi films in the future. I would recommend this movie to anyone and everyone. It's what the big movies should be. I can't think of anything wrong with it. It was a refreshing change of pace for Hollywood to have something that actually shows emotion.

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Beautiful to look at, with many wonderful special effects, this movie reminded me of the original Japanese Sci Fi Channel show "Tetsuo: The Iron Man", but this is not a direct sequel, its more of an upgrade to the original anime. Its hard to describe how much I enjoyed this movie, its a little slow and doesnt have the same charm of the first movie, but its still worth seeing. If you loved the original anime, then you will love this movie. it's very similar in style to the original anime with a few new twists thrown in, but is still worth watching if you're into Japanese movies like myself, its not as good as the original anime but if you like anime like this then you should definitely see this movie, its a movie I would watch again.

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I absolutely loved this film. I was fortunate to watch the footage of it in the new Grand Central Plaza theater. I have never seen this movie before. Now that I've seen it, I really recommend it. It is a documentary-type movie. The acting is superb. I really feel that this movie should win a few Oscars. The director of this movie, Roi, has created a really great documentary-type film. He has taken the plot of the movie and turned it into an interesting story. The movie is also very interesting, it is full of interesting details. It's a movie that I would be very happy to watch again. The movie deals with the problem of dealing with post-apocalyptic world. The action is very well done. I thought that the movie was full of action. Roi has a great eye for action scenes. If I hadn't seen this movie, I would probably not have seen the movie. I would have been very bored to death. The story is well made. It's just the perfect film for you to watch with your friends. It will make you laugh, it will make you cry, it will make you think. It will make you think of what might happen. It is a must watch.

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I saw this movie last night at the El Capitan theatre in San Francisco. This was a good movie. There was a very interesting atmosphere that I found to be very good. The first 45 minutes or so was a little slow for me but once the action started I really enjoyed it. The actors did a great job on this film. I believe that everyone should see this film. It was a very original idea with a good cast. Don't let the rating fool you, it's a good movie.

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Well, first of all I watched this movie alone in the evening because I felt like sleeping in my beds but this movie has been rated the worst of this year by IMDb. I don't understand why. It has great acting and a good plot and the animation is not bad either, not as bad as the original but still not the best. If you watch this movie with the sound turned off, you won't get a sense of the surroundings. But you should watch it to enjoy some very good action scenes and very good CGI, which are a perfect complement to each other. My vote is eight. Title (Brazil): "Lucky"