Skip to main content

R| 1 hr. 41 min.

Plot Summary
An accomplished high school student, Ben (Parry Shen) seems to excel at almost everything except winning over his dream girl, Stephanie (Karin Anna Cheung). When he begins an unlikely friendship with trouble-seeking tough guy Daric (Roger Fan), Ben becomes involved in petty crime that gets increasingly dangerous, with his various illegal ventures extending to include Stephanie and her wealthy beau, Steve (John Cho). Can these restless teens curb their criminal activities before it's too late?

Cast: Parry Shen , Jason Tobin , Sung Kang , Roger Fan , John Cho , Karin Anna Cheung , Jerry Mathers ,

Director: Justin Lin

Genres: Crime drama

Distributor: Paramount Pictures

Better Luck Tomorrow (2002)

Release Date: April 11th, 2003|1 hr. 41 min.

watch now
critic reviews (10)
fan reviews ( )
  • 88
    Peter Travers Rolling Stone

    Lin is a talent to watch. There's a sting to this film that gets to you. show more

  • 100
    C.W. Nevius San Francisco Chronicle

    In some ways, this is "The Graduate" gone to "Lord of the Flies." show more

  • 75
    Claudia Puig USA Today

    Well-crafted, Tarantino-esque story. show more

similar movies

  • Brick (2005)

  • Go (1999)

  • Alpha Dog (2006)

  • Foxcatcher (2014)

  • American Hustle (2013)

Stay Connected with Moviefone

Download the Free App!

How do you watch stuff?

loading

How else do you watch?

Select your online providers
My Settings

You are currently subscribed as: {email}


Subscriptions

Get the latest reviews, movie news, photos, and trailers sent straight to your inbox.

Weekly Newsletter

Daily alerts

Movies

You're not following any movies.

These are the movies you’re currently following.


    Update settings
    X