It Could Happen to You PG

A cop. A waitress. A lottery ticket.
It Could Happen to You
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DVD Features:

  • Rated: PG
  • Closed captioning available
  • Run Time: 1 hours, 41 minutes
  • Video: Color
  • Released: August 25, 1998
  • Originally Released: 1994
  • Label: Sony Pictures
  • Encoding: Region 1 (USA & Canada)
  • Packaging: Keep Case
  • Aspect Ratio: Letterbox - 1.85
  • Aspect Ratio: Widescreen - 1.85
  • Additional Release Material:
    • Trailers: Theatrical Trailer
  • Interactive Features:
    • Scene Selection

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Memorable Quotes and Dialog:

"I made a promise and I kept it. Most people would have done the same."
  - Charlie Lang (Nicolas Cage)
"Do you love me' Then stiff her."
  - Muriel Lang (Rosie Perez)
"If only rich people have kids we wouldn't have public schools."
  - Charlie Lang (Nicolas Cage)

Entertainment Reviews:

Fresh71%

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Total Count: 34

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AUDIENCE SCORE
User Ratings: 47,807
Rating: 3/5 -- Pleasant rags-to-bitches tale, with Fonda shining.
Movie Metropolis
May 18, 2005
...Written and directed with an embracing cheer. It's blissfully uncynical...
Los Angeles Times
Jul 29, 1994
Rating: 3/4 -- If you're looking for a late summer, "feel good" romantic comedy, there aren't too many around more affable than this one. Full Review
ReelViews
Jan 1, 2000
Rating: 3.5/4 -- Bergman never goes for heavy-handed schmaltz, and the whole movie has the same lighthearted big city spirit as the New York Post headlines that follow the story. Full Review
Chicago Sun-Times
Jan 1, 2000
Rating: C+ -- Though set at present, this schmaltzy romantic comedy might as well have been set in the 1950s or even 1930s, because at heart it's a Capra comedy celebrating the decency of the "little people." Full Review
EmanuelLevy.Com
Dec 14, 2006
Bergman...really brings home the homage to Capra with the pic's warm, bordering-on-irresistible finale.
Variety
Sep 18, 2008
Anderson's script manages to be both funny and touching without lapsing into undue sentiment. Full Review
Film4
Sep 18, 2008

Product Description:

When a New York police officer offers half of a lottery ticket as a tip for a waitress in a diner, the gratuity ends up being worth over $2 million in this wacky romantic comedy.

Plot Synopsis:

When he digs into his pocket to get a tip for coffee shop waitress Yvonne Biasi, New York policeman Charlie Lang discovers that he's out of cash. So, as compensation, he promises that, if lady luck is on his side and a recently purchased lottery ticket wins, he'll give her half the money. Lo and behold, his ticket's that special one, and Lang splits the $4 million with Biasi -- to the chagrin of his materialistic wife.
But Charlie also discovers in the process that there's more to life than money... and that some of the best things in life are free.

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  • Rated BBFC PG by the British Board of Film Classification.

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  • UPC: 043396728196
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