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The American director Steven Soderbergh is best known for his sophisticated rogue comedies. These include in particular the three star-studded films “Ocean’s Eleven”, “Ocean’s Twelve” and “Ocean’s Thirteen”. But also with “Logan Lucky”which was recently shown on TV and which you can now catch up on cheaply on Amazon Prime Video, the 59-year-old filmmaker has made a brilliant heist film.
In “Logan Lucky,” Steven Soderbergh and screenwriter Jules Asner (“Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back”) tell the story of the Logan brothers. During the short-tempered Jimmy (Channing Tatum) loses his job due to his broken knee, becomes the one-armed Clyde (Adam Driver) constantly the victim of stupid jokes as a bartender.
To escape their precarious financial situation, the duo plans together with her sister MellieRiley Keough a daring coup: With the help of the crazy explosives expert Joe BangDaniel Craig and his assistants, they want to blow up the safe at the Charlotte Motor Speedway and escape unseen with the proceeds stored there. However, since none of those involved are professionals, the action quickly becomes one of the most entertaining raids in recent film history.
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The failure of “Logan Lucky”
Despite a very handsome meta scores in the amount of 78 out of 100 possible points as well as a critic rating of impressive 92% on Rotten Tomatoes Unfortunately, “Logan Lucky” proved to be a financial failure. The humorous crime thriller was loud at the box office Box office mojo unfortunately only worldwide $48 million import. With a budget of $29 million and additional marketing costs, this result represents a painful total failure from an economic perspective.
You can currently find Logan Lucky streaming on Amazon Prime Video for purchase and rental. If you want to watch the book adaptation Money Laundering or Steven Soderbergh’s Oceans films after the strange heist, you can find all four films on Netflix with Sky Q’s Sky Netflix Combo Pack.
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