The Lucky Ones (film)

The Lucky Ones is a 2008 American comedydrama directed by Neil Burger. The screenplay by Burger and Dirk Wittenborn focuses on three United States Army soldiers who find themselves drawn together by unforeseen circumstances.

Upon arrival at JFK, the three strangers discover all outbound flights have been cancelled due to a lengthy blackout that ended just prior to their arrival. Rather than face a potentially long wait before normal flight schedules resume, they rent a minivan and begin to drive westward.Upon arrival at home in St. Louis, Cheaver learns his wife Pat wants a divorce, and his son Scott has been accepted at Stanford University. Scotts scholarship will pay for only part of his tuition and he needs to pay the 20,000 balance immediately in order to secure his place at the university. ........

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