Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: France, USA
Duration: 105 min.
Russ Richards is a TV weatherman and local celebrity on the verge of losing his shirt. Desperate to escape financial ruin, he schemes with Crystal the TV station's lotto ball girl to rig the state lottery drawing. The numbers come up right, but everything else goes wrong as the plan starts to unravel and the game turns rough.
clever, dark humor, not serious, humorous, realistic, cynical, feel good, offbeat, witty, funny ...
crime, weatherman, drugs/alcohol, buddies, lottery, unlikely criminals, murder, small town, crime gone awry, cons and scams, nothing goes right, crimes, sarcasm, tv station, dishonesty, dialogue, mentor, partners, foul language, disorder, brutality, catastrophe, money, friends, storytelling ...
20th century, 80s
pennsylvania, usa, new jersey