Taking Chances

Synopsis: When he discovers that an Indian casino is about to be built over the town's historic battlefield, Chase Revere, the self-appointed protector of a small town's rather meager place in American history, joins forces with sexy but dangerous town siren Lucy Shanks to launch an all-out offensive against the project - earning the wrath of the entire town, who believe that the casino will save their decaying local community.
Genre: Comedy
Director(s): Talmage Cooley
Production: LionsGate Entertainment
99 min

Throughout the

saga of this great land,

whenever the shells of tyranny

have flown toward our hallowed soil,

we have always endured.

And that is why, though often

shamelessly overlooked...

by mainstream academics,

the Battle of Patriotville Creek

does indeed have much to teach us.

Yes. It all happened right here,

upon this glorious battlefield,

Fire at will!

None of us would ever

be the same.


Thank you.

Oh. Thank you.

# Now, where were you when I

was stranded out in this town #

# I swear that you could

rely on me #

# While you've been away

Do you see #

# Like there's no one around

to make it true #

# And I #

# Look to the stars #

# And right underneath

I'm a prisoner #

# What am I doing here #

# What will you do #

# When your dreams come true #

# When your dreams come true #

# What will you do #

# When your dreams come true #

# Another night Well, I

was just wandering about #

# Wearing out the disguise

I breathe, yeah #

# This dream is alive #

# Like some memory

of you or me #

# Till my eyes turn into stone #

# Till my eyes turn into stone #

# Till my eyes turn into stone #

# Till my eyes turn into stone #

# What will you do #

# When your dreams come true #

# When your dreams come true #

# What will you do #

# When your dreams come true #

You're obsessed.

You know, man, there's

more to life than just work.

Hey, Dig. You know, some

people really like having a job.

And I don't mean, like, chasing high

school girls around. That's not a job.

Technically it's not a job. I know

what you mean. But it is hard work.

I don't know what you want me

to say. I love my job, okay?

History is the cornerstone

of our nation's past.

Past! But the future,

which is forward,

is out there.

Old dead things...

Please don't.


Old dead things in here.

Alive things...

Young alive things out there.

Look, dude. All I'm saying is that

why don't you come with me tonight?

I'm meeting up with this...

sweet beauty.

Car... Carlinda.


Bet... Betty...

Look. Okay. More importantly,

when it comes to you,

she is going to...

bring, dot, dot, dot...

Oh. Her, uh, beaver? Her

beaver? Why does that matter?

W... Friends.

Oh, her friends' beavers?

Her friends.

She's gonna bring her friends.

I... I... I can't, man. I... I... I gotta

work on my proposal to the town council.

Man, you're more stuck

than I thought.

I'm a little busy right now.

I'm a little preoccupied.

It is a simple fact, man.

Celibacy kills.

It's been medically



The journal.

In your journal? L...

I got priorities.

If I had a museum,

guess what I would call it.

The muse de "pussay."

That's great.

Great. Do you get it?

Yeah, I do. It would

showcase all the greats.

There would be, uh,

Don Juan. Of course.


Richard Gere.


It would be awesome.

Josh Hartnett.

Hartnett? Yeah.

Taylor Pork Lips Clamps was

the third major employer in town...

to go out of business

this year.


tax revenues are down,

and we're actually behind

on some of our bond payments.

Edwin Goosewiite,

town treasurer.

Uh, yes, Mr. Mayor?

Clearly your Nobel Prize in

economics was no wasted parchment.

Actually, I don't have

a Nobel Prize in economics.

Sarcasm, you mongoloid.

Okay. Thanks.

Just give us the F'ing

bottom line here.

Oh. Well, we are

going bankrupt.

- I'm sorry. I probably

should have said something earlier.

All right. Hold on.

Hold on. You F-wits.

The ship ain't sinkin',


Not while I'm in the

saddle... of this ship.

I got a plan,

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