It Could Happen To You

Directed By: Andrew Bergman Starring: Nicolas Cage

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Product Overview

A cop and a waitress share a two-million dollar lottery ticket. This warmhearted comedy includes additional footage.


Studio Sony
SKU 40099836
UPC 043396728196
UPC 14 00043396728196
Format DVD
Release Date 9/25/2007
Rating Rating
Family Interaction
Rags To Riches
Theatrical Release
Editors Note
Note 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 Summary
Summary 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.
Memorable Quotes
Quote "I made a promise and I kept it. Most people would have done the same." -- Charlie Lang (Nicolas Cage)
Quote "Do you love me? Then stiff her." -- Muriel Lang (Rosie Perez)
Quote "If only rich people have kids we wouldn't have public schools." -- Charlie Lang (Nicolas Cage)
New York Times "...[Cage and Fonda] keep it sailing....[A] sweetly amusing movie..." 07/29/1994 p.C10
Entertainment Weekly "...Engagingly preposterous....It is a pleasure to be persuaded to suspend disbelief..." -- Rating: B 01/27/1995 p.59
Los Angeles Times "...Written and directed with an embracing cheer. It's blissfully uncynical..." 07/29/1994 p.F1
Chicago Sun-Times "...The story is not so much about romance as about goodheartedness, which is a rarer quality, and not so selfish. And Cage has a certain gentleness that brings out nice soft smiles on Fonda's face..." 07/29/1994 p.37
Andrew Bergman
Nicolas Cage
Cast & Crew
Isaac Hayes - Star
Seymour Cassel - Star
Bridget Fonda - Star
Nicolas Cage - Star
Rosie Perez - Star
Andrew Bergman - Director
Technical Info
Catalog ID 72819
UPC 00043396728196
Number of Discs 1
Running Time 101 minutes
Original Language English
Available Subtitles English, French, Spanish
Available Audio Tracks English [CC], English, French Dubbed, Spanish Dubbed
DVD, Widescreen, Aspect Ratio 1.85:1, Dolby Digital (5.1), Dolby Surround Sound, French, Dubbed & Subtitled
Product Attributes
Actor Cage,Nicolas
Label Columbia/tri-Star
Music Format DVD
Video Format DVD

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