Pure Luck


1h 36m 1991

Brief Synopsis

A wealthy tycoon hires the world's unluckiest accountant to find his equally unfortunate daughter.

Film Details

Also Known As
Rena rama turen
MPAA Rating
Genre
Comedy
Adventure
Release Date
1991
Production Company
Chapman/Leonard Studio Equipment, Inc.; Cinelease, Inc.; Knb Efx Group, Inc.; Otto Nemenz International, Inc.; Pacific Title & Art Studio; Pedro Mejia; Reel Appetites; Varese Sarabande
Distribution Company
Universal Pictures; United International Pictures; Universal Pictures; Universal Pictures Home Entertainment
Location
Mexico City, Mexico; Charlotte, Virginia, USA; Acapulco, Mexico; Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 36m

Synopsis

A wealthy tycoon hires the world's unluckiest accountant to find his equally unfortunate daughter.

Cast

Martin Short

Proctor

Danny Glover

Campanella

Sheila Kelley

Valerie

Sam Wanamaker

Highsmith

Scott Wilson

Grimes

Harry Shearer

Monosoff

Jorge Russek

Inspector Segura

Rodrigo Puebla

Fernando

John H Brennan

Tyler

Jorge Luke

Pilot

Abel Woolrich

Prisoner

Patricia Gage

Secretary

Ariane Pellicer

Girl At Club

Alexandra Vicencio

Nurse

Sharlene Martin

Nurse

Ruben Cristiany

Hotel Porter

Flavio Castillero

Doorman

Maria Rosa Manzini

Girlfriend At Hotel Bar

Carlos Gonzßlez

Bouncer

Gerardo Moreno

Hood

Rene Escandon

Hood

Alfredo Gutierrez

Hood

Nicolas Jasso

Hood

Andaluz Russell

Reception Manager

Raul Martinez

Gambling Club Bartender

Rodolfo Dealejandre

Indian

Marco Antonio Arzate

Bandaged Indian

Pepe Olivares

Room Service Waiter

Fernando Elizondo

Doorman

Gonzalo Sanchez

Big Boyfriend

Sergio Calderon

Night Club Bartender

Michael Puttonen

Taxi Driver

Carlos Romano

Airport Waiter

Josefina Echanove

Nun

Malena Doria

Nun

Magda Rodriguez

Girl'S Girlfriend

Julian Bucio

Policia

Arminius Arzate

Policia

Hector Tavares

Policia

Ignacio Gomez

Policia

Gabriela Moreno

Gambler'S Girlfriend

Lionel Douglass

Man At Airport Restaurant

Sammy Ortiz

Gambler

Willebaldo Bucio

Purse Thief

Jorge Luis Corzo

Purse Thief

Gabriel Pingarron

Prison Guard

Pedro Altamirano

Prison Guard

Alan C. Peterson

Large Man

David Lisle

Highsmith'S Employee

Jorge Zepeda

Airport Guard

Walter Marsh

Airport Security Guard

Deryl Hayes

Airport Employee

William Macdonald

Airport Employee

Rolando Pimentel

Hotel Porter

Jesus Moreno

Hotel Porter

Mario Arreola

Concierge

Juan Manuel

Hotel Bar Waiter

Ana Patricia

Woman At Restaurant

Andaluz Russel

Crew

Stuart Aikins

Casting (Canada Crew)

Richard M Allen

Grip (Canada Crew)

Roberta Alstadter

Foley Recordist

Mark Angus

Driver (Canada Crew)

Frida Aradottir

Hair Stylist

Ricardo Arvizu

Grip

Colette Aubin

Extras Casting Assistant (Canada Crew)

Kristina Bailey

Production Assistant

Ian Ballard

Hair Stylist (Canada Crew)

David Bartlett

Sound Editor

Claudia Becker

Mexico Casting

Matt Earl Beesley

1st Assistant Director

Dan Bennett

Grip (Canada Crew)

Gerry Bourdage

Driver (Canada Crew)

Bob Bowe

Transportation Coordinator (Canada Crew)

Arturo Brito

Set Designer

John L Brown

Other

Dave Brownlee

Driver (Canada Crew)

Tony Brubaker

Stunts

Sandy Brundage

Negative Cutter

Gordon Brunner

On Set Dresser (Canada Crew)

Donald Bryant

Camera Operator

Terence Buchinsky

2nd Assistant Director

Fernando Camara

Sound Mixer

Jose Campos

Grip

Jose Campos

Key Grip

Flavio Castillero

Assistant Extras Coordinator

Hope Caton

Set Decorator (Canada Crew)

Rick Cavazzi

Driver (Canada Crew)

Cristina Chapoy

Supervisor

Jane Charles

Other

Michael Chock

Foley Editor

Barbara Chomos

Publicist (Canada Crew)

Richard Coleman

Assistant Director

Richard Coleman

2nd Assistant Director (Canada Crew)

John Conlin

Production Van Driver

Laurencio Cordero

Special Effects Coordinator

Manuel Cordero

Special Effects Assistant

Jorge Covarruvias

Grip

Kelly Cramb

Driver (Canada Crew)

Donna Cristiano

Costume Supervisor (Canada Crew)

Dan Curry

Main Title Design/Additional Optical Effects Supervisor

Mick Dalrymple

Assistant Coordinator

Sean Daniel

Producer

Lisa Davis

Apprentice Editor

Andrew Day

Production Assistant

Jon Derovan

Transportation Cocaptain

Joe Dominguez

Location Doctor

Dean Drabin

Adr Mixer

Lee Drummond-hay

Other

John Dunn

Supervising Sound Editor

Joe Dunne

Stunt Coordinator

Lars Ekstrom

Sound Mixer (Canada Crew)

Danny Elfman

Song Performer ("Mariachi Parade")

Danny Elfman

Theme Music

Danny Elfman

Song

Fernando Elizondo

Production Assistant

John Elliott

Makeup Artist

Humberto Escamilla

Make-Up Assistant

Antinea Espinoza

Cashier

William Thomas Evans

Driver

Julia Evershade

Sound Editor

Raymond Fairchild

Driver (Canada Crew)

Matthew Favaro

Production Assistant

Joseph Patrick Finn

Production Manager (Canada Crew)

David Fischer

Art Director (Canada Crew)

Donald Flick

Sound Editor

Judee Flick

Foley Editor

Stephen Hunter Flick

Sound Editor

Lara Fox

Script Supervisor (Canada Crew)

Craig Galloway

Assistant Editor

Gerry Gaudette

Transportation Co-Captain (Canada Crew)

Jim Geddes

Construction Coordinator (Canada Crew)

Greg Gest

Other

Walter Gest

Other

Matt Golden

Storyboard Artist

Esperanza Gomez

Hair Stylist Assistant

Heidi Gomez

Assistant Art Director

Miguel Angel Gomez

Transportation Captain

Luis Gonzalez

Set Dresser

Pedro Gonzalez

Special Effects Assistant

Bob Gorelick

Steadicam Operator

Phil Gough

Assistant Props (Canada Crew)

Mark Gould

Transportation Co-Captain (Canada Crew)

Guillermo Granillo

Camera Assistant 2nd Unit (2nd Unit)

Harry A Griffin-beale

Construction Foreman (Canada Crew)

Xavier Pérez Grobet

Camera Assistant 2nd Unit (2nd Unit)

Judy Guerrero

Other

Gabriela Gurola

Script Supervisor 2nd Unit (2nd Unit)

Humberto Gurza

Snake Wrangler

Miguel Gurza

Snake Wrangler

Heriberto Gutierrez

Camera Assistant

Hugo Gutierrez

2nd Assistant Director (Mexico)

Jeffrey J. Haboush

Re-Recording Mixer

Frank Halpenny

Other

Timothy Harris

Screenwriter

James Head

1st Assistant A Camera (Canada Crew)

Michael Herbick

Re-Recording Mixer

Rebecca L Hilgen

Casting Assistant

Tim Hogan

Key Grip (Canada Crew)

Tim Hoggatt

Rerecording

Christopher Hool

2nd Assistant Director (Mexico)

Conrad Hool

Associate Producer

Conrad Hool

Unit Production Manager

Lance Hool

Producer

Ruth Huddleston

Sound Assistant (Canada Crew)

Stephen Jackson

Gaffer (Canada Crew)

Francisco Jaramillo

Other

Kelvin Jones

Still Photographer

Ciaran Kavanagh

2nd Assistant A Camera (Canada Crew)

Catou Kearney

Assistant Location Manager (Canada Crew)

Craig Kelpin

Production Assistant (Canada Crew)

Susan King

Accounts Clerk (Canada Crew)

Lisa Knaggs

Production Assistant

Lee Knippelberg

1st Assistant Director (Canada Crew)

Randy Koufalis

Set Dresser (Canada Crew)

Tom Kramer

Music Editor

Tom Kramer

Song Performer ("Tu Cucu")

Joe Kuchera

Best Boy (Canada Crew)

Vince Laxton

Other

Enrique Lechuga

Other

Don Lee

Digital Optical Composite

Wendy Lewis

Production Coordinator (Canada Crew)

Miguel Lima

1st Assistant Director (Mexico)

David Lisle

Costume Designer (Canada Crew)

Francisco Lopez

Set Dresser

Gloria Lozano

Location Coordinator

Avelina Maciel

Other

Ramon Maciel

Catering

Terra Linda Mair

Assistant (To Sean Daniel)

David Marder

Production Supervisor

Jesus Marin

Assistant Director (2nd Unit)

Malcolm Marsden

Assistant Hair (Canada Crew)

Kenna Marshall-pittman

Other

Alberto Martinez

Projectionist

Ramiro L Martinez

Props Assistant

Antonio Mata

Mexico Props Master

John Matthews

Gaffer

Ignacio Mcburney

Set Dresser (Canada Crew)

Martin Mcinally

1st Assistant B Camera (Canada Crew)

Wayne Mclaughlin

Props Master (Canada Crew)

Derick Mcleod

Carpenter (Canada Crew)

Gary B Mcvarish

Carpenter (Canada Crew)

Enrique Medina

Props Assistant

Hector Medina

Camera Assistant

Pedro Mejia

Cableman

Jamie Midgely

Assistant (To Nadia Tass)

Olga Millan

Other

David Miranda

Foley Mixer

Oscar Mitt

Assistant Sound Editor

Cecilia Monterrubio

Assistant Accountant

Enrique Morales

Grip

Raul Moralez

Electrician

Jesus Moreno

Mexico Extras Coordinator

Walter Moroz

Driver (Canada Crew)

Joel Moss

Music Recordist And Mixer

Guillermo Moysen

Camera Assistant

Gary Myers

Other

Nancy Nayor

Casting

Josephine Nericcio

Assistant Sound Editor

Brian Neumann

Boom Operator (Canada Crew)

Rex Nicholson

Camera Operator

Keith Noble

Driver (Canada Crew)

Thomas J. O'connell

Adr Mixer

Paul O'driscoll

Color Timer

Bill Orr

Special Effects Coordinator (Canada Crew)

Jaime Ortiz

Wardrobe Assistant

Ann Pala

Props Assistant

Jorge Palomino

Boom Operator

Connie Parker

Make-Up Assistant (Canada Crew)

David Parker

Director Of Photography

David Parker

Dp/Cinematographer

Rod Parkhurst

A Camera Operator Match (Canada Crew)

Leonel Perez

Props Assistant

Moises Pineda

Other

Todd Pittson

Location Manager (Canada Crew)

Jeanmarie Pla

Other

Eric Potter

Other

Grania Preston

Costume Designer

Armando Prieto

Production Assistant 2nd Unit (2nd Unit)

Sergio Prieto

Assistant Production Chief

Bonfilio Ramirez

Construction Coordinator

German Ramirez

Other

Balbina Ramos

Supervisor

Macedonio Ramos

Set Dresser

James W Rankin

Other

James W Rankin

Craft Service

Sarah Lea Reid

Production Coordinator

Lucy Reyna

Wardrobe Assistant

Dr. Roberto Reyna

Location Doctor

Barbara Richardsen

Accountant (Canada Crew)

Francisco Rivera

Electrician

Chuck Robinson

Set Dresser (Canada Crew)

Hector Romero

Art Director

Hector Romero

Union Production Chief

Grace Rourke

Other

Jack Rowand

Stills Photographer (Canada Crew)

Carmen Ruiz-laza

Extras Casting (Canada Crew)

Jacob Rupp

Stunt Coordinator (Canada Crew)

Craig Safan

Song Performer ("Enid Is Sleeping" (End Credit))

Film Details

Also Known As
Rena rama turen
MPAA Rating
Genre
Comedy
Adventure
Release Date
1991
Production Company
Chapman/Leonard Studio Equipment, Inc.; Cinelease, Inc.; Knb Efx Group, Inc.; Otto Nemenz International, Inc.; Pacific Title & Art Studio; Pedro Mejia; Reel Appetites; Varese Sarabande
Distribution Company
Universal Pictures; United International Pictures; Universal Pictures; Universal Pictures Home Entertainment
Location
Mexico City, Mexico; Charlotte, Virginia, USA; Acapulco, Mexico; Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 36m

Quotes

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Released in United States on Video February 13, 1992

Released in United States Summer August 9, 1991

Sam Wanamaker replaced Robert Loggia.

American remake of Francis Veber's French comedy, "La Chevre" (1982).

Began shooting December 17, 1990.

Completed shooting March 4, 1991.

Released in United States on Video February 13, 1992

Released in United States Summer August 9, 1991