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Based on 30 Reviews
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  • 40
    Peter Travers Rolling Stone

    Ephron, try as she might, can't give her codified champagne spin to a Resnick script that all too quickly runs out of fizz. show more

  • 75
    Mick LaSalle San Francisco Chronicle

    When Travolta plays, everybody has a good time. show more

  • 50
    Andy Seiler USA Today

    Lucky Numbers is anything but lucky for stars John Travolta and Lisa Kudrow. show more

  • 50
    Carrie Rickey Philadelphia Inquirer

    This invitation to look down upon the stupidity of numskulls is one that should be declined as swiftly as a call to poke fun at Special Olympians. show more

  • 50
    Jack Mathews New York Daily News

    The characters she (Ephron) invents are not very interesting, and aside from the always reliable Travolta, the performances are uniformly aligned. show more

  • 39
    Cody Clark Mr. Showbiz

    Whatever the amount on Roth's paycheck was, it's the only truly charmed sum Lucky Numbers has to offer. show more

  • 63
    Michael Wilmington Chicago Tribune

    A comedy of bad manners with many punchy moments and many irritatingly glib ones. show more

  • 63
    Wesley Morris San Francisco Examiner

    An unsteady stab at noir. show more

  • 63
    Baltimore Sun

    Ephron's attempt at dark humor isn't a complete payoff overall in Lucky Numbers, but it doesn't fail either. show more

  • 50
    Roger Ebert Chicago Sun-Times

    The plot becomes a juggling act just when it should be a sprint. And there's another problem: Is it intended as a comedy, or not? show more

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