After a chance meeting with a rock group’s jinxed manager (Chris Pine), independent New Yorker Ashley (Lindsay Lohan) discovers that she’s caught his bad luck like a disease. Now, her only hope of restoring her charmed existence is to stalk the band and find her man. But in the process, she ends up falling for him. Samaire Armstrong, Carlos Ponce and Bree Turner co-star in this quirky romantic comedy featuring music by British pop rockers McFly.
Donald Mark Petrie (born April 2, 1954) is an American film director.
Petrie was born in New York City, New York, the son of Dorothea (née Grundy), a television producer, actor, and novelist, and Daniel Petrie, a director. He is the brother of Daniel Petrie, Jr..
Petrie has acted and guest-starred on television programs. His first directorial job was on the set of The Equalizer, a private detective TV series, in 1985. Since, he has directed films such as Mystic Pizza (1988), Opportunity Knocks (1990), Grumpy Old Men (1993), The Favor (1994), Richie Rich (1994), The Associate (1996), Miss Congeniality (2000), How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days (2003), Welcome to Mooseport (2004), Just My Luck (2006) and My Life in Ruins (2009). —Wikipedia
Obviously fucking dumb "quirky romantic comedy" schlock but Lohan looks unbelievably hot here and the humour has a weird, cringe-worthy, humiliation slapstick that verges on sadism. I've never seen a glossy, mainstream film treat their characters like total shit simply for laughs.