Lucas (1986)

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Corey Haim plays 13-year-old Lucas, a bespectacled, bookish type who attracts school bullies like a magnet. Lucas befriends 16-year-old Maggie (Kerri Green); she wants to be "just friends," while he'd like a more meaningful relationship. The boy introduces the girl to a world of intellectual pursuits of which she'd been previously unaware. She enjoys the attention, but is physically attracted to football jock Cappie Roew (Charlie Sheen), and becomes a cheerleader to be nearer to the young … More

Rating: PG-13 (N/A)
Genre: Drama, Kids & Family, Romance, Comedy
Directed By:
Written By: David Seltzer
In Theaters:
On DVD: Mar 11, 2003
Runtime:
20th Century Fox

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Cast


as Lucas

as Maggie

as Coach

as Mr. Kaiser

as Man at Symphony

as Cheer Coach

as Tough Kid

as Band Teacher

as Spanish Teacher

as Home Economics Teach...

as Choir Teacher

as Assistant Coach

as Maggie's Mom

as Mary Ellen

as Bruno

as Cheerleader Angie
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Critic Reviews for Lucas

All Critics (18) | Top Critics (4)

Full Review… | January 1, 2000
ReelViews
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Full Review… | January 1, 2000
Chicago Sun-Times
Top Critic

Full Review… | February 9, 2006
Time Out
Top Critic

Full Review… | May 21, 2003
New York Times
Top Critic

It's hard to think of another movie where so many young performers have so forcefully announced themselves to the world.

Full Review… | January 31, 2011
Sarasota Herald-Tribune

A realistic look at a teen's coming-of-age.

Full Review… | January 2, 2011
Common Sense Media

Audience Reviews for Lucas

½

Lucas is cute for maybe two seconds and then you sort of want to through a rock at his nerdy head. I think it's funny that Charlie Sheen is supposed to be this Hottie Mchotterson and Wino is this geeky tomboy. Total role reversal. And Jeremy Piven! Whoa, time warp.

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Jennifer Xu

Super Reviewer

This romantic teen comedy is charming and heartfelt, I really like it. Plus, it has a great cast. I highly recommend it.

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Aj V

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Wow, can't believe this movie wasn't a big hit back in the day. But then again THE kind of movie I'm the biggest fool for are coming of age films, so perhaps I like them better than most do. I thought this movie was excellent. I'd heard of it but actually didn't have it planned to watch it tonight, but it caught my eye and I was glued. Definitely watch it if you haven't ever seen it and you enjoy coming of age films!

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Jason Owens

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