Lucas (1986)

PG-13   |    |  Comedy, Drama, Romance


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A socially inept fourteen-year-old experiences heartbreak for the first time when his two best friends - Cappie, an older-brother figure, and Maggie, the new girl with whom he is in love - fall for each other.


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  • Corey Haim in Lucas (1986)
  • Charlie Sheen in Lucas (1986)
  • Corey Haim and Kerri Green in Lucas (1986)
  • Corey Haim and Kerri Green in Lucas (1986)

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15 April 2006 | elipooh
8
| Heartwarming
I saw Lucas for the first time today... more than 20 years since it first came out. I have to admit, I'm a huge 80's fan and even though I was just a kid during the 80's I consider myself to be pretty familiar with the pop culture of the time. However, for some odd reason, I never got around to seeing Lucas. I have to say that, despite the fact that this movie is so old and I've seen movies with similar plots since, this movie still made me teary-eyed. I absolutely adored Corey Haim when I was a young girl and his role as the sweet, vulnerable, yet highly intelligent nerd gave me the fuzzies... the same way he used to when I was young. He, along with the rest of the cast (including Kerri Green, Winona Ryder, and Charlie Sheen), gave a great performance... typical of the 80's teen flicks (with an over-abundance of clichés), but, nonetheless, touching. It's definitely up there with the all time classics: Sixteen Candles, Pretty in Pink... and any of the flicks including the Brat Pack. Definitely worth seeing if you're in a nostalgic mood and want to revisit the old days of knee-high tube socks and head bands.

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Budget:

$6,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$1,250,101 30 March 1986

Gross USA:

$8,200,000

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$8,200,000

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