Years later, Midler would state that Siegel was also hostile towards her. During development it was also known as The Jackpot and Hot Streak. The 2004 DVD release of the movie includes the original theatrical trailer, which includes a fraction of a deleted scene: Midler, wearing her mourning gown, quickly tries to get back into the car while it's already hooked up in the carwash system. | When the casino notices Willie's losing streak, they fire him, figuring that he's jinxed. Jinxed (2013 TV Movie) Plot. When asked by United Artists executive Steven Bach why he didn't quit, Siegel replied, "Because then I wouldn't get my fee.

There’s a series of brand new effects, essays, insights and principles to get your teeth into, above is a video where Pete gives you a behind the scenes of what to expect on Jinxed 2. (also known as Jinxed on promotional media) is a 1982 American comedy film starring Bette Midler, Rip Torn and Ken Wahl. It seems that he cannot lose to one blackjack dealer in particular: a young man named Willie Brodax. In The Name of Bob – Vol. 5 Reese Goodley Series. Why not fire me? Wahl described to the press how much he disliked kissing Midler. When Harold arrives home, he pretends that he had won big so that Bonita won't know that they're broke. The script was rewritten by Jerry Blatt, Carol Rydall, Midler and Siegel. After their house collapses, they go and live with their grandfather in which their daughter Meg Murphy (Ciara Bravo) is bent on breaking the curse then she meets a boy she likes who is related to Ivy who is her nemesis then soon she breaks the curse but realises that she didn't break it but transferred it to his family then she eventually realised on taking back the curse that she didn't need the curse to be happy. When Willie sees that Harold is now in Reno, Willie reports Harold to security, but they find no cheating on Harold's part.

With help from her brother Charlie, Meg more determined than ever, must break the hex on her catastrophically cursed family!

So she and Willie decide to make Harold's death look like an accident. But while he's in the shower, he is so distraught that he commits suicide by sticking his finger in an open light-bulb socket. [4], In addition to Siegel's health problems, Midler and Wahl reportedly fought viciously throughout the filming, making no secret of their open hostility towards one another. Knowing what this means, Bonita heads to the casino, sits down at Willie's table, and begins to play blackjack. Learn how and when to remove this template message, https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Jinxed!_(1982_film)&oldid=974362939, Films with screenplays by David Newman (screenwriter), Articles needing additional references from December 2009, All articles needing additional references, Articles needing additional references from October 2013, Articles with unsourced statements from December 2013, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, This page was last edited on 22 August 2020, at 15:24.

She yanks the cigar away from him and extinguishes it, much to his chagrin. Harold's winning streak continues, but just when he has wagered every last dollar on one final hand, a woman sitting next to him gets annoyed by the cigar he's been smoking for good luck. Half a decade later Peter Turner has finally picked up where he left off on his original Jinxed DVD set. Over a century ago a witch put a magical curse on their great-great grandfather and the whole family has been jinxed for generations! Jinxed is a 2013 American fantasy-comedy television film that premiered on Nickelodeon on November 29, 2013. PLEASE NOTE THAT THIS PRODUCT CONTAINS A PHYSICAL PRODUCT WHICH WILL BE SHIPPED TO YOUR ADDRESS! [citation needed], Siegel had been a mentor of director Sam Peckinpah, who was having difficulty finding assignments in the film industry due to his most recent troubled production. But Harold did leave her a letter he wrote, which sends her on a scavenger hunt for various clues that will tell her how to get the money she'll need. A UA production executive suggested Bette Midler for the lead and she asked for Don Siegel to direct. But she points out that the insurance policy had a suicide clause, which now prevents her from collecting. The film received an "R" rating in the United States. In his own words “I had so much to say and share, but sadly not enough time, not enough knowledge and my ability to translate what I had buzzing around inside my head was lacking”.

Willie drives off towing Bonita's trailer behind him and, while stopped in a remote location, puts Harold's corpse behind the wheel of the truck. Subscribe to our infrequent mailing list to receive updates, discounts and gifts. She assures Willie that it was a suicide, which makes him say how sorry he is that he had beaten Harold. No fancy hype, no fancy trailers or reaction shots. After Meg Murphy (played by Big Time Rush's Ciara Bravo) and her family's house is destroyed in yet another freak accident, the family moves into their grandfather's house in Harvest Hills. After a century-old curse of bad luck, a determined teen embarks … Jack Griffo 4,354,349 views. The film was released to DVD on April 8, 2014 and to Blu-ray on December 4, 2015. She says she'd like him to join her in a new scheme she just concocted, where he goes from casino to casino working as a dealer, and they split the money they'll get after she wins all the casinos' dough playing against him. |

Gilroy had his name removed from the film and was credited as "Burt Blessing". Meg Murphy is the main protagonist of the movie, Jinxed. Peckinpah accepted, and his collaboration with was noted within the industry. 3:53. Synopsis Be the first to review “Jinxed 2 by Peter Turner”.