The Lucky One

Synopsis: Logan is a marine serving in Iraq. While there, he finds a photo of a girl with "keep safe" written on the back. He is admiring it when his unit is attacked. He survives and credits the photo for saving him. He tries to find the owner but can't, assuming he was killed. When he goes back to the States, he finds it difficult to adjust and is still haunted by what happened. Analyzing the photo, he finds in the background a landmark that tells him she is in Louisiana. He then goes there and finds her. He learns her name is Beth. He tries to tell her what happened but can't get the words out. She assumes he's there to apply for the job they advertised looking for someone to help at her family's business, a dog kennel. He says yes but at first she gets an uneasy feeling from him but her grandmother decides to give him a chance. It isn't long that he makes a connection with her son. He then discovers that it was her brother who had the picture only he doesn't remember him. He sees that her br
Genre: Drama, Romance
Director(s): Scott Hicks
Production: Warner Bros. Pictures
  5 wins & 7 nominations.
 
IMDB:
6.5
Metacritic:
39
Rotten Tomatoes:
20%
PG-13
Year:
2012
101 min
$60,443,237
Website
732 Views

You know, the smallest thing

can change your life.

In the blink of an eye, something happens

by chance, when you least expect it...

sets you on a course

that you never planned...

into a future you never imagined.

Where will it take you?

That's the journey of our lives.

Our search for the light.

But sometimes...

finding the light means you must pass

through the deepest darkness.

At least, that's how it was for me.

Security team's ready to go.

Move them.

Ready? Move.

Ready? Go.

Don't move!

- Three civilians!

- Check them!

Woman and child!

Stay left! Coming through!

Three children, three children!

I'm chasing one to my left!

Go.

Shit.

Over here.

- Castro!

- Right here.

Bumping heads with third platoon.

Get on the horn.

I'm on it, Aces.

- "Aces"?

You guys came--

I got a man down. Need Doc Sanders.

First floor corridor.

Secure the hallway!

Move!

Move, move, move!

Talk to me, Castro. It's Aces.

We're gonna get you out of here.

Roger. About 20 mikes. Helo is inbound.

Let's move out.

Now just sit.

Mortar. Right where you were sitting.

Three other guys didn't make it.

The corpsman found this

in your SAW pouch.

I saw you pick it up.

Looks like it saved you.

Got yourself a guardian angel.

She's not mine.

- Do you know whose picture that is?

- No idea.

- You know whose picture this is?

- No.

- No. Sorry.

- No?

No, I don't think so.

We're the wasted generation

I'm telling you, man, you gotta set eyes

on that girl one day.

You got to thank her.

No question. She's the reason

you're still breathing.

Give her a kiss for me too.

I'm only alive because I followed

your crazy ass.

We just got a couple breaks is all,

man. No big deal.

Bullshit.

Things like this don't just happen.

She's got you out of this mess.

We're going home.

God, you're full of shit, Victor.

I say you owe her. Big time.

You're doing good.

Now look at my shot.

Zeus!

Buddy, hey. Come here.

How you doing? Hi.

How you doing? Hey, buddy.

They look after you?

Go on, ask her.

So, Mom, when do I get my room back?

Honey, let's make Uncle Logan

feel welcome.

Mom.

Go outside and play.

- Come on, we were just about to win.

- Go outside now.

- Yes, ma'am.

- Fine.

Are you okay?

- Yeah.

He's gonna make it on YouTube.

Time to wake up!

Mom! Mom!

Hey, sorry. Tim. Sorry.

You know, the Corps

can get you some help.

Why did I make it out

when so many guys didn't?

But I feel like there's this debt

that I have to pay.

I don't know where I belong.

I guess I should figure that out.

Um...

I know there's no easy answer, sis...

but maybe all I need is time.

Any chance you recognize that girl?

No, I'm sorry. Not in the boat region.

Good luck.

Thank you.

Hey, Roger?

Guy wants to know who this girl is.

Beth Green.

Runs the pet motel

just outside of town there.

- Do you know her?

- Ha-ha.

Girl can't look like that in a town like this

and not be known.

Used to be married to a buddy of mine.

What's it to you, anyway?

I just owe her thanks is all.

Hello?

Hello.

Can I help you?

What a beautiful Shepherd.

What's his name?

Zeus.

- He's a sweetheart.

- He's good with people.

Well, better than I am.

Well, at least you don't introduce

yourself to the animals before their owners.

- I'm Beth.

- Logan.

Um... So I, uh, came here--

Excuse me for a second.

Hello?

Hi, Mrs. Jackson.

Come on.

I was just about to call you to confirm...

that Selby is coming in today at 2

and he's gonna be with us for a week.

Great. Excellent.

No. No, Kevin doesn't

work here anymore.

Okay, see you then. Bye.

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