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Lottery Ticket (2010)

PG-13 | | Comedy | 20 August 2010 (USA)
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Kevin Carson is a young man living in the projects who has to survive a three-day weekend after his opportunistic neighbors find out he's holding a winning lottery ticket worth $370 million.

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Erik White

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Abdul Williams (screenplay), Erik White (story) | 1 more credit »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Shad Moss ... Kevin Carson (as Bow Wow)
Brandon T. Jackson ... Benny
Naturi Naughton ... Stacie
Loretta Devine ... Grandma
Ice Cube ... Mr. Washington
Keith David ... Sweet Tee
Terry Crews ... Jimmy the Driver
Mike Epps ... Reverend Taylor
Charlie Murphy ... Semaj
Bill Bellamy ... Giovanni
Gbenga Akinnagbe ... Lorenzo
Chris Williams ... Doug
Vince Green Vince Green ... Malik
Leslie Jones ... Tasha
Malieek Straughter ... Deangelo (as Malieek W. Straughter)
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Kevin Carson is a young man living in the projects who has to survive a three-day weekend after his opportunistic neighbors find out he's holding a winning lottery ticket worth $370 million.

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Winning is just the beginning. Surviving is another story.

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Comedy

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for sexual content, language including a drug reference, some violence and brief underage drinking | See all certifications »

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Official Sites:

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

20 August 2010 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Biletul de loterie See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$17,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$10,652,297, 22 August 2010

Gross USA:

$24,719,879

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$24,719,879
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Dolby Digital | DTS | SDDS

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

Ice Cube and Loretta Devine also worked together in First Sunday (2008). See more »

Quotes

Sweet Tee: Are you refusing my friendship?
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Standing in the Rain
Written and Performed by Al Green
Courtesy of Hi Records
By arrangement with Fat Possum Records
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Very good movie
17 April 2011 | by CinemadeSee all my reviews

3.6 rating? Must be my white brethren. The movie, as a morality tale, clearly makes the cut. Even though nefarious characters lend a hand, the overall message is still pretty clear: You need the community to see you through. Who's going to help you through the greed and missteps of your neighborhood.. Opie?? Sure, there were some things that were unrealistic (oh, gimme a break scenes). But the film still entertained, and communicated the eternal truth: that winning the lottery doesn't change you, it changes the people around you. Ice Cube was great, as was the entire cast. Hats off to the director, actors, and writer of this film.


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