After years of sophomoric teenage sex comedies, along came LUCAS, a film that deals with real problems of adolescent love. The title character (Corey Haim) is a 13-year-old eccentric who likes bugs and classical music. Being a short, four-eyed intellectual to boot, he is the victim of all
the high school bullies. Offended by the teenage social system that rewards people (especially football players and their cheerleader acolytes) for their physical prowess, Lucas spots the lovely 16-year-old Maggie (Kerri Green). They become friends, and Lucas falls in love with her. His ideal is
threatened, however, by Maggie's attraction to Cappie Roew (Charlie Sheen), a handsome...