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1 hr. 30 min.

Plot Summary
Every day, millions of people purchase lottery tickets hoping to hit the jackpot. In this documentary, Jeffrey Blitz tracks down five people whose tickets won them more money than they ever dreamed of, and examines how their windfalls changed their lives, for better or worse. A Vietnamese couple in a small Nebraska town who won $22 million describe their struggle to stay grounded, while another husband and wife who won $110 million see their relationships with friends and family implode.


Director: Jeffrey Blitz

Genres: Documentary

Lucky (2010)

Release Date: January 24th, 2010|1 hr. 30 min.

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critic reviews (9)
fan reviews ( 1 )
  • 30
    Kirk Honeycutt The Hollywood Reporter

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

  • 50
    Lou Lumenick New York Post

    Alas, the complications don't arrive nearly quickly enough for the overlong and slow-paced Lucky to really cook. show more

  • 50
    Rex Reed New York Observer

    The film is awkward, the situations tenuous and underdeveloped, the pacing torturous as a slow drip from a leaking faucet, and the narrative just plods along, with the body count rising for no clear reason. show more

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