The Story Of Luke
The Story Of Luke (2013)

A comedy about Luke, a young man with autism who embarks on a quest for a job and a girlfriend. Starring Lou Taylor Pucci, Seth Green, Cary Elwes and Kristin Bauer. Written and Directed by Alonso Mayo, based on his experiences at Centro Ann… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Genre: Comedy, Drama
Release Date: April 5, 2013
DVD Release Date: August 6, 2013
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Critic Score: 80% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Daniel M. Gold
New York Times

When it works, the film serves as a modest reminder that the challenges of autism may sometimes be no more daunting or fearsome than those that face anyone in search of an independent life.

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Kirk Honeycutt

The first comedy gem of 2013.

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Mark Olsen
Los Angeles Times

"The Story of Luke" is not a saga of epic proportions, but with a huge assist from Pucci's layered performance, takes a premise that could easily be movie-of-the-week sappy and finds a humanizing lightness.

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Matthew Odam
Austin American-Statesman

The outsized nature of their insensitivities is meant to reinforce the pain and humiliation from Luke's perspective, but it makes for a movie with an uneven tone.

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Chuck Wilson
Village Voice

A feel-good story about an autistic man's quest for independence, The Story of Luke is a charming little film in need of a bit more grit.

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Flixster Audience Score: 78% Flixster User Reviews
Caesar Mendez
This year hasn't been a good year for comedies with the likes of Scary Movie 5, Movie 43, A Haunted House, and InAPPropriate Comedy failing to garner even… More
Jesse Ortega
I've always found Lou Taylor Pucci, other than always reminding me of a young Johnny Depp, has been an incredibly underrated actor throughout the years. I… More