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The Lucky One

While serving in Iraq, Logan Thibault (Zac Efron) finds the picture of a beautiful woman (Taylor Schilling). When the Marine gets home, he determines to find out who the face in the photo belongs to and thank her for being his good luck charm. Get the movie review and more. »


Overall: C
Violence: C-
Sexual Content: C-
Language: C+
Drugs/Alcohol: C
Run Time: 101
Theater Release: 20 Apr 2012
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MPAA Rating: PG-13
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Why Is The Lucky One Rated PG-13?

Violence: Soldiers in a war zone are shot at and killed. One man’s blood splatters across a brick wall. Several explosions, some shown in slow motion, kill men. A soldier reacts aggressively to a violent video game and an innocent ambush by children. A police officer attempts to intimidate a character. A child gets a bloody nose in a sports incident. A man threatens his ex-wife and applies physical pressure to her arm. A drunken man pulls a gun on a man, threatening him and his dog. Characters face peril and death in a wild storm. A woman talks about the death of her parents and sibling.

Sexual Content: A couple kisses passionately. An unmarried couple is shown undressing and romping in bed in several extended scenes. A woman wears a low cut blouse.

Language: The script contains over a dozen mild and moderate profanities.

Alcohol / Drug Use: A drunken man threatens another character with a gun in a public setting. A woman comes home inebriated after a church function. Characters are frequently shown with alcohol at social events including fundraisers and birthday parties. They also drink in home settings. A man says he is funnier after having a few beers.


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