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Good Luck Chuck (2007)

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In order to keep the woman of his dreams from falling for another guy, Charlie Logan has to break the curse that has made him wildly popular with single women: Sleep with Charlie once, and the next man you meet will be your true love.

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Mark Helfrich

Writers:

Josh Stolberg (screenplay), Steve Glenn (short story)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Connor Price ... Young Charlie
Troy Gentile ... Young Stu
Mackenzie Mowat ... Birthday Girl
Sasha Pieterse ... Goth Girl
Caroline Ford Caroline Ford ... Jennifer
Dane Cook ... Charlie
Chelan Simmons ... Carol
Dan Fogler ... Stu
Natalie Morris Natalie Morris ... Natalie
Ellia English ... Reba
Tseng Chang ... Karaoke Singer
Michael Teigen ... Wedding D.J.
Chiara Zanni ... Bride
Benjamin Ayres ... Groomsman (as Ben Ayres)
Carrie Anne Fleming ... Dirty Talker
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Storyline

Early thirty-something dentist Dr. Charlie Logan has never experienced true love, despite having had a number of girlfriends over the years. After an announcement by one of his ex-girlfriends as such at her wedding, Charlie gets a reputation as being a good luck charm. Every woman he has slept with has met and married her dream man immediately following. He is encouraged to exploit this reputation by his long time best friend, Dr. Stu Klaminsky, a sex obsessed, sex starved schlub who became a plastic surgeon just so that he could masturbate over the sight of women's breasts. Charlie doesn't want to be solely a stepping stone for women, which is how they end up treating him once he gains this reputation as a lucky charm, but rather one's true love. He believes the woman of his dreams is accident-prone Cam Wexler, who works as the penguin caretaker at the aquarium. Cam initially doesn't want to date Charlie because of his reputation as a one-night stand type of guy. Charlie in turn ... Written by Huggo

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Taglines:

True love is a blessing and a curse. She's the blessing. He's cursed. See more »

Genres:

Comedy | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for sequences of strong sexual content including crude dialogue, nudity, language and some drug use | See all certifications »

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Details

Official Sites:

lionsgate | Official site [Japan]

Country:

USA | Canada

Language:

English

Release Date:

21 September 2007 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Warm-Up Guy See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$25,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$13,652,001, 23 September 2007

Gross USA:

$35,017,297

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$59,192,128
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

(unrated)

Sound Mix:

SDDS | Dolby Digital | DTS

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

The quartet that sings to Cam is Antique Gold, the 2006 Seniors Champions of the Barbershop Harmony Society. See more »

Goofs

When Cam walks into the metal post, she hits it with one side of her face. After she falls down and Chuck comes to help her, Cam rubs the wrong side of her face. See more »

Quotes

Charlie: I've got to put the curse to the test. Where is she?
Stu: She's beached over there next to the giant garbage bag full of doughnut holes. Eleanor Skepple. She's angry, rude, and she smells bad. In addition to back acne, she's got front acne and side acne. You see that glass of water there? She keeps her teeth in that glass.
Charlie: So you're saying she's single.
Stu: She's your best bet, man. You sink the soldier all you want. This chick ain't never getting married. If she was the last woman on the face of the ...
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Alternate Versions

For the R-rated theatrical release two scenes were removed from the sex collage but later reinstated in the unrated DVD version: (i) the holy lover who later meets her boyfriend and (ii) Megan Gillis who turns to be an old high school chum of Chuck who later had a sex change operation. Also the sex scenes for the redheaded and kitchen lovers were re-shot for the unrated DVD version which shows full frontal nudity. In the R-rated theatrical version they were wearing a blouse. See more »

Connections

Referenced in The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #21.176 (2013) See more »

Soundtracks

Good Luck Chuck
Written by Courtney Taylor-Taylor
Performed by The Dandy Warhols
Courtesy of The Dandy Warhols
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Nothing special
18 September 2007 | by daveandthomasSee all my reviews

Keep your expectations low and you'll enjoy 'Good Luck Chuck.' Overall, the movie is generic and predictable. Cook and Alba do good jobs with a paper-thin script and add some great moments with the physical humor such as the flying dental tools and jump starting Dane Cook as seen in the trailer. However, this is also one of those movies where most of the best punchlines are in the trailer which is disappointing.

Expect lots of nudity from everyone including Cook but not Alba. 'Chuck' comes well stocked with lots of naked girls and breast jokes. However, be warned if you're trying to make this a date movie and know there are some very crude parts to this movie. 'Chuck' definitely earns his 'R' rating.

Cook doesn't evolve much from 'Employee of the Month' here but he is enjoyable. Alba is decent at the comedy. Together they have a alright chemistry but the movie is so typical it takes away from the overall experience.

One last note. Cook's sidekick, played by Dan Fogler, is extremely annoying and ruins the momentum of the movie on more than one occasion.


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