|A cop. A waitress. A lottery ticket.
Nicholas Cage, Bridget Fonda and Rosie Perez star in this irrepressible romantic comedy inspired by the true story of a humble cop who leaves a $2 million tip to a hard-luck waitress.
Charlie Lang is a neighborhood cop with a heart of gold-and a money-hungry wife Muriel who's always looking for a way to cash in. When she asks Charlie to buy a lottery ticket, he agrees, then impulsively promises half the winnings to a waitress, Yvonne. When their numbers hit, the real fun begins, as Muriel learns to live large while Charlie and Yvonne learn to love again. A captivating comedy laced with whirlwind romance, "IT COULD HAPPEN TO YOU should happen to everyone!"