75

San Francisco Chronicle

By Mick LaSalle
When Travolta plays, everybody has a good time.
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63

Chicago Tribune

By Michael Wilmington
A comedy of bad manners with many punchy moments and many irritatingly glib ones.
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63

San Francisco Examiner

By Wesley Morris
An unsteady stab at noir.
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50

Philadelphia Inquirer

By Carrie Rickey
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.
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50

New York Daily News

By Jack Mathews
The characters she (Ephron) invents are not very interesting, and aside from the always reliable Travolta, the performances are uniformly aligned.
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50

Boston Globe

By Jay Carr
Despite a few tangy black comic moments, Lucky Numbers' is bummer theater.
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50

USA Today

By Andy Seiler
Lucky Numbers is anything but lucky for stars John Travolta and Lisa Kudrow.
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40

Rolling Stone

By Peter Travers
Ephron, try as she might, can't give her codified champagne spin to a Resnick script that all too quickly runs out of fizz.
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39

Mr. Showbiz

By Cody Clark
Whatever the amount on Roth's paycheck was, it's the only truly charmed sum Lucky Numbers has to offer.
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25

Entertainment Weekly

By Lisa Schwarzbaum
The laughs are few in this inert, ungenerous comedy.
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31 out of 100
Generally unfavorable reviews
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