The Lucky One

Genre:  Drama
Running Time:  101 min.
Release Date: April 20, 2012
DVD: August 28, 2012

Current rating: Rating: 4.02
based on 246 votes and 87 reviews
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Cast: Zac Efron, Taylor Schilling, Blythe Danner, Riley Thomas Stewart, Jay R. Ferguson, Adam LeFevre

Inspiration: Nicholas Sparks


A U.S. Marine (Zac Efron) returns home to North Carolina after serving three tours in Iraq and searches for the unknown woman (Taylor Schilling) in a photograph he carried, believing her to be his good luck charm during the war.

Beyond all odds, he finds her in a small town, running a dog kennel with her mother (Blythe Danner), but can't bring himself to tell her why he's there.

Director: Scott Hicks
Studio: Warner Bros. Pictures
Producer(s): Denise Di Novi, Kevin McCormick
Screenplay: Will Fetters, Douglas McGrath
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  • 5 stars "AMAZING!!!"
  • 5 stars "A beautiful movie, very sensual and could have watched Zac Efron for another two hours!"
  • 5 stars "wow zac efron has really blossomed as an actor.he played the serious role effortlessly. loved the story."