The Lucky One (DVD English)
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i have collected about a 106 dvds , out of which this is one
this is a very sweet romantic love story based on faith & destiny
for all of the takes of love stories this is your take .
taylor & zac efron.. have brought in the chemistry . just perfect and so convincing
you’ll get to see zac in a new avatar the same cholate boy but with a built body, as he is porting a military guy ..
the story is amazing , a guy finding a picture of a girl and going to pick it up , getting saved from a bl.
The Lucky One (DVD English) Movie Add 3 Items to Cart i have collected about a 106 dvds , out of which this is one this is a very sweet romantic love story based on faith
The Lucky One (2012)
PG-13 | 101 min | Drama , Mystery , Romance
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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When you walk into a Nicolas Sparks movie, you expect certain things. The Lucky One follows a storyline similar to most of Nicolas Sparks’ other adapted novels. This is neither a good nor a bad thing. So long as the movie can stand on its own feet, it deserves recognition. On that ground, The Lucky One does hold its own. The acting is great and the story held my interest. In the end, specific problems make this movie much worse than it should have been.
The main fallback of the story is the characters. Stereotypes are abound. The mayor-to-be is the same as any story that tries to cover a trapped-in-a-small-town feel. The father is an incredibly flat character that is in no way believable. Even Zac Efron’s character is too mysterious for his own good. Although Efron pulled off the role quite well, it was the way the character is presented that is the problem.
The other problem with the film is its climax. I won’t give it away, but I have seen the same climax more than once. It was an unfortunate low point in a movie that was incredibly well acted. The rest of the storyline was quite unique and enjoyable. Even the modern setting of PTSD and soldiers who have served too many tours was a fascinating setting for the movie. Unfortunately, the amateur screenwriter dropped the ball.
I must point out an unfortunate fact of this movie. It’s only 101 minutes. Since it is so short for a complex drama, it drops the ball on many occasions. In the beginning of the film, Zac Efron’s character walks from Colorado to Missouri. This fact is almost addressed at one point, but then dropped and never brought back. Things like this happen throughout the film. These holes could have been filled with 15 to 20 minutes more screen time. Unfortunately, the push to keep films shorter made The Lucky One significantly worse.
If you are a Nicolas Sparks fan, this movie is worth seeing. If you enjoy romantic dramas, I would recommend renting The Notebook, A Walk to Remember, or Dear John. If you don’t like romantic dramas, there is no reason for you to see this movie. Nicolas Sparks is one of the few authors who deliver consistently good plots. Unfortunately, his last two films have fallen flat. Maybe it’s time for him to stop using the same formula again and again.
Directed by Scott Hicks. With Zac Efron, Taylor Schilling, Blythe Danner, Riley Thomas Stewart. 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.