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The Lucky One

The Lucky One
  • 2012
  • US
  • 100 min
  • 12A
  • Directed by: Scott Hicks
  • Written by: Will Fetters, Nicholas Sparks
  • Cast: Zac Efron, Taylor Schilling, Blythe Danner
  • UK release: 2 May 2012
  • Website: theluckyonemovie.warnerbros.com

A US Marine serving in Iraq (Efron, stretching credibility) finds a photo of an unknown blonde beauty (Schilling), credits it with bringing him luck, and after returning home, sets out to find her. The latest adaptation of a Nicholas Sparks novel is schmaltzy, contrived, unconvincing and empty.

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The Lucky One

17 Apr 20122 stars

Unconvincing, one-dimensional drama starring Zac Efron and Taylor Schilling

(12A) 101mins The latest adaptation of a Nicholas Sparks novel is as schmaltzy as ever but also hopelessly contrived and unconvincing. Stretching credibility from the start, Zac Efron stars as a US Marine who comes across a photo of an unknown blonde…

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