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The Lucky One (2012)

PG-13  |   |  Drama, Romance  |  20 April 2012 (USA)
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A Marine travels to Louisiana after serving three tours in Iraq and searches for the unknown woman he believes was his good luck charm during the war.

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Keith Clayton
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Deputy Moore
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Roger Lyle (as Russ Comegys)
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Aces
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Younger Marine
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Logan's Sister (as Courtney J. Clark)
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Logan is a marine serving in Iraq. While there, he finds a photo of a girl with "keep safe" written on the back. He is admiring it when his unit is attacked. He survives and credits the photo for saving him. He tries to find the owner but can't, assuming he was killed. When he goes back to the States, he finds it difficult to adjust and is still haunted by what happened. Analyzing the photo, he finds in the background a landmark that tells him she is in Louisiana. He then goes there and finds her. He learns her name is Beth. He tries to tell her what happened but can't get the words out. She assumes he's there to apply for the job they advertised looking for someone to help at her family's business, a dog kennel. He says yes but at first she gets an uneasy feeling from him but her grandmother decides to give him a chance. It isn't long that he makes a connection with her son. He then discovers that it was her brother who had the picture only he doesn't remember him. He sees that her ... Written by rcs0411@yahoo.com

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From the acclaimed bestselling author of The Notebook and Dear John

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Drama | Romance

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Rated PG-13 for some sexuality and violence | See all certifications »

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20 April 2012 (USA)  »

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Budget:

$25,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$22,518,358 (USA) (20 April 2012)

Gross:

$60,443,237 (USA) (13 July 2012)
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Director Scott Hicks went out of his way to make sure that there was no explicit nudity in the film in order to secure a PG-13 rating. See more »

Goofs

Beth's piano, which was covered-up and apparently not used for a long time, was absolutely perfectly in tune when Logan plays it. Pianos do not hold their tune like this. See more »

Quotes

Logan: You should be kissed every day, every hour, every minute.
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This Wasted Life
Written by Jethro Heysen-Hicks, Samuel Knight, and Matthew West
Performed by Mayfield
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Zac is an awesome actor
20 October 2014 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This movie got my attention from the start. Actually I thought all the actors did a great job.. Great movie! Zac is an awesome actor and this movie shows that. I loved how it didn't look fake and mashed together but very well made. I also loved the little kid! He was so cute and his little violin! It was great watching how the characters changed through the story and you could see the change happen instead of wondering what just happened to that person?!

It was a very cute movie and i would recommend it to anyone per-teen and up. Love to be introduced to new cool places through films. Anyway, a totally enjoyable chick flick!


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