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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David Seltzer

Writer:

David Seltzer
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Corey Haim ... Lucas
Kerri Green ... Maggie
Charlie Sheen ... Cappie
Courtney Thorne-Smith ... Alise
Winona Ryder ... Rina
Tom Hodges ... Bruno (as Thomas E. Hodges)
Ciro Poppiti ... Ben
Guy Boyd ... Coach
Jeremy Piven ... Spike
Kevin Wixted Kevin Wixted ... Tonto (as Kevin Gerard Wixted)
Emily Seltzer Emily Seltzer ... Marie
Erika Leigh Erika Leigh ... Mary Ellen
Annie Ryan Annie Ryan ... Angie (as Anne Ryan)
Jason Alderman Jason Alderman ... Tony
Tom Mackie 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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A boy that just won't be beaten. See more »

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Comedy | Drama | Romance

Certificate:

PG-13 | See all certifications »

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Gary Cole's line is dubbed over with another actor's voice. See more »

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Not all cicadas reproduce in 13-17 year cycles. One species found in the US has a brood emerging every summer, and spends 2-5 years underground. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
[Lucas walks along the train tracks and see's the football players and cheerleaders practicing in the school field]
Cappie: Ready! Hut! Ok! All right.
Cheer Coach: Get up there! 5, 6, 7, 8. Come on! Don't break! 5, 6, 7, 8. 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8. Come on. Good! Good. Smile! Look up. Come on. Smile!
Cheerleader: There's someone out there!
[a cheerleader see's Lucas out in the bushes and breaks the pyramid as the cheerleaders all fall to the grass]
Cheerleader: There he is! I think he's got a gun or something.
Cheerleader: [...]
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Night Rolls On
Written by Chris Farren and Curtis Stone
Performed by Chris Farren
Courtesy of MCA Music
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What Happened to Keri Green?
3 March 1999 | by Coxer99See all my reviews

What ever happened to the adorable female co-star of this film? She's quite lovely in this film, but she seems to have disappeared. Anyway, this is a fun teenage comedy-romance that features Corey Haim, before he got annoying, in a role where he showed great potential as an actor. My guess, he didn't know Corey Feldman yet? Charlie Sheen mumbles his way through the role of the jock with a heart. Winona Ryder, Jeremy Piven, Courtney-Thorne Smith also co-star in this...a cute film.


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

28 March 1986 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Lucas See more »

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Box Office

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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Sound Mix:

Dolby Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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