Lucas (1986)

Corey Haim plays 13-year-old Lucas, a bespectacled, bookish type who attracts school bullies like a magnet. Lucas befriends 16-year-old Maggie (Kerri Green); she wants to be "just friends," while he'd like a more meaningful… More

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Rated: PG-13
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Release Date: March 28, 1986
DVD Release Date: March 11, 2003
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Critic Score: 69% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Christopher Lloyd
Sarasota Herald-Tribune

It's hard to think of another movie where so many young performers have so forcefully announced themselves to the world.

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Michael Szymanski

Watch the fall of Corey Haim!

Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat
Spirituality and Practice

Explores the downside of peer pressures in high school and the high value given to sports.

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Randy White
Common Sense Media

A realistic look at a teen's coming-of-age.

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Clint Morris

Highly entertaining. A movie for the underdog in all of us.

Steve Crum
Kansas City Kansan

Haim is engaging in this tale of a lonely teen.

James Sanford
Kalamazoo Gazette

a mid-1980s sleeper that's worth rediscovering

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Flixster Audience Score: 70% Flixster User Reviews
Jennifer Xu
Lucas is cute for maybe two seconds and then you sort of want to through a rock at his nerdy head. I think it's funny that Charlie Sheen is supposed to be… More
Mark Hobin
Sweet coming of age comedy that perfectly captures the awkward high school years. Shatters "teen movie" clichés every step of the way. Corey Haim,… More
Aj V
This romantic teen comedy is charming and heartfelt, I really like it. Plus, it has a great cast. I highly recommend it.
Leigh Ryan
What a cute film. Haim was so adorable...
Jason Owens
Wow, can't believe this movie wasn't a big hit back in the day. But then again THE kind of movie I'm the biggest fool for are coming of age… More
Joseph Eastmond
Lucas PG-13 1986 99 Minutes. Directed by David Seltzer. Acting A, Direction A-, Visuals B+, Story A+, Ending B, and soundtrack A+ Overall A- Lucas is a… More