The Lucky One2012
The Lucky One (2012)
Critic Consensus: While it provides the requisite amount of escapist melodrama, The Lucky One ultimately relies on too many schmaltzy clichés to appeal to anyone not already familiar with the Nicholas Sparks formula.
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as Keith Clayton
as Judge Clayton
as Deputy Moore
as Roger Lyle
as Charlotte Clayton
as Principal Miller
as Logan's Brother-in-Law
as Younger Marine
as Cottage Owner
as Logan's Sister
as Logan's Nephew
as Logan's Nephew
as Iraqi Translator
as Cursing Old Man
as Dog Owner
as Dog Owner's Son
as Hamden Fisherman
Critic Reviews for The Lucky One
After this performance no further evidence is needed of Efron's ability to do vulnerability and puppy love - we're ready now to see whether he can show any bite.
A tsunami of syrup and a Niagara of nonsense here in this mind-blowingly ridiculous romdram...
[Efron] sells it almost single-handedly through sheer force of scrumminess.
Romance isn't dead, but films like this are giving it a bad name.
Even taken as simple schmaltz, 'The Lucky One' lacks the romantic impact of the adaptation of Sparks's 'The Notebook' or even the Channing Tatum-starrer 'Dear John'.
Audience Reviews for The Lucky One
Hey! once again Zac Efron proves himself he can act! Not like his ex-girlfriend who's kinda struggle having career in Hollywood, Zac proves himself with some middle quality but deep drama and now he start in comedy movie too.. Based on Nicholas Sparks novel, of course this will be a perfect movie for the woman audience and I can't see a lot of reason why woman wouldn't like this movie.. But as a general audience, I think the story could have made a little better.. They could have a better script since the cast did a really good job here.. And for chemistry, Zac Efron and Taylor Schilling gave a quite chemistry even wasn't as memorable as Ryan Gosling-Rachel McAdams in 'The Notebook' or Channing Tatum-Amanda Seyfried in 'Dear John' so there's still a room for improvement.. But overall as a movie, 'The Lucky One' delivers a descent watch for general audience but might be one of a chick's favorite movie..
Another Nicholas Sparks adaptation. Zac plays a marine who was saved when he found a photo of a woman. After his tour of Iraq he goes back to the US to find her to thank her for being his guardian angel. But he ends up saving her. Zac is hot. Taylor wasn't the best leading lady. I could see Rachel McAdams and Ryan Gosling as the leads.
A nice, heartfelt story of love and redemption. Emotional, but not overly sappy. Really nice cast. Zac Efron is becoming quite a good actor, and is definitely easy on the eyes. Blythe Danner is outstanding, as usual...
The Lucky One Quotes
|Logan:||Sometimes the question is complicated but the answer is simple....Dr. Seuss|
|Logan:||Sometimes, the questions are complicated, and the answers are simple.|
|Logan:||How do you explain something that you can't even understand yourself?|
|Logan:||"Everyone has their own destiny, but not even one makes a choice to follow it, But I'm lucky I did"|
|Logan:||Everyone has their own destiny, but not even one makes a choice to follow it, but I'm lucky I did.|
|Beth:||"you don't even know him!"|
|Beth:||You don't even know him!|
|Ellie:||"you don't neither."|
|Ellie:||You don't neither.|