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Best friends Charlie Carbone (Jerry O’Connell) and Louis Fucci (Anthony Anderson) are both struggling to get ahead in life – but their approaches couldn’t be more different. Louis is an eternal optimist, which is a good thing considering he’s also a magnet for bad luck. Ever since he saved Charlie’s life 20 years ago, Louis has embroiled them in a series of shady get –rich-quick schemes, which has only compounded Charlie’s reputation as the ultimate loser in the eyes of his intimidating stepfather, mob boss Sal Maggio (Christopher Walken). More skeptical and low profile than Louis, Charlie just wants to play by the rules, meet the right girl and make a success of his new business, which is tough with Sal skimming all the profits. But when Louis recruits Charlie to help him escort a truckload of stolen TV’s across town, they inadvertently lead police straight to Sal’s warehouse, jam packed with hot property. Just when it looks like the guys might wind up sleeping with the fishes, Sal decides to give Charlie and his bumbling sidekick one last chance for redemption. All they have to do is deliver $50,000 cash to one of Sal’s associates in a remote outpost… the Australian Outback.