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Lucas (1986)

 -  Comedy | Drama | Romance  -  28 March 1986 (USA)
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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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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Alise
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Rina
Tom Hodges ...
Bruno (as Thomas E. Hodges)
Ciro Poppiti ...
Ben
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Coach
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Spike
Kevin Wixted ...
Tonto (as Kevin Gerard Wixted)
Emily Seltzer ...
Marie
Erika Leigh ...
Mary Ellen
Annie Ryan ...
Angie (as Anne Ryan)
Jason Alderman ...
Tony
Tom Mackie ...
Billy
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A socially inept fourteen year old experiences heartbreak for the first time when his two best friends--one an older-brother figure, the other a girl with whom he is in love-- fall for each other. Written by Jojo Mac

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She was the biggest thing that ever hit him until he played football. See more »

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Comedy | Drama | Romance

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28 March 1986 (USA)  »

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$8,200,000 (USA)
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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

The film was shot during the summer of 1985 at various locations in the Chicago area.. See more »

Goofs

Lucas talks about locusts in the film. The insect featured in the movie is a cicada. See more »

Quotes

Coach: Bly, in!
Lucas: What position?
Coach: Prone!
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Connections

Referenced in Rewind This! (2013) See more »

Soundtracks

Hit Me With Your Best Shot
Written by Eddie Schwartz (as Edward Schwartz)
Published by ATV Music Corp.
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A Touching and Emotional Teen Drama.
5 December 2003 | by (Nashville, TN) – See all my reviews

Haim gives his overall best performance as the 14-year-old title character who has a crush on new girl Green and they bond during the summer, but by the time school begins, he gets teased by the jocks and Green leaves him out in the cold and has eyes for football hunk Sheen, who has become Lucas's bodyguard. Fraught with rejection and neglect, Lucas attempts to prove himself worthy by trying out for the football team, which he knows is no easy task for a boy his age. Unlike many other teen movies, LUCAS gives us a character that we can actually relate to, and the other characters fit in perfectly. One of the best teen movies of the 80's.

4 out of 5


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