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Pure Luck It would be nice to report that Martin Short — an imp of near-genius — redeems Pure Luck, a comedy about a nebbish...Pure LuckMystery and Thriller, ComedyPT96MPG It would be nice to report that Martin Short — an imp of near-genius — redeems Pure Luck, a comedy about a nebbish...1991-08-23Sheila KelleySam WanamakerSheila Kelley, Sam WanamakerUniversal
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Pure Luck

Genre: Mystery and Thriller, Comedy; Starring: Danny Glover, Martin Short, Sheila Kelley, Sam Wanamaker; Director: Nadia Tass; Runtime (in minutes): 96; MPAA Rating: PG; Distributor: Universal

It would be nice to report that Martin Short — an imp of near-genius — redeems Pure Luck, a comedy about a nebbish accountant with disastrously bad luck. The movie, though, is just about unwatchable — a numbingly repetitive farce in which the cursed Short trips, walks into walls, trips, spills an entire saltshaker onto his breakfast, trips, sets people on fire, trips…D-

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