Lucas Black

Lucas York Black (born November 29, 1982) is an American film and television actor. He is known for his roles in the CBS television series American Gothic as well as roles in films such as Sling Blade, Jarhead, Friday Night Lights, The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift, Legion and Get Low. ​From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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All the Pretty Horses (2000)

The year is 1949. A young Texan named John Grady finds himself without a home after his mother sells the ranch where he has spent his entire life. Lured south of the border by the romance of cowboy life and the promise of a fresh start, Cole and his pal embark on ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Billy Bob Thornton
CAST:  Matt Damon  •  Henry Thomas  •  Penélope Cruz  •  Sam Shepard

The year is 1949. A young Texan named John Grady finds himself without a home after his mother sells the ranch where he has spent his entire life. Lured south of the border by the romance of cowboy life and the promise of a fresh start, Cole and his pal embark on ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Billy Bob Thornton
CAST:  Matt Damon  •  Henry Thomas  •  Penélope Cruz  •  Sam Shepard

Cold Mountain (2003)

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In this classic story of love and devotion set against the backdrop of the American Civil War, a wounded Confederate soldier named W.P. Inman deserts his unit and travels across the South, aiming to return to his young wife, Ada, who he left behind to tend their ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Anthony Minghella
CAST:  Jude Law  •  Nicole Kidman  •  Renée Zellweger  •  Eileen Atkins

In this classic story of love and devotion set against the backdrop of the American Civil War, a wounded Confederate soldier named W.P. Inman deserts his unit and travels across the South, aiming to return to his young wife, Ada, who he left behind to tend their ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Anthony Minghella
CAST:  Jude Law  •  Nicole Kidman  •  Renée Zellweger  •  Eileen Atkins

Friday Night Lights (2004)

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A small, turbulent town in Texas obsesses over their high school football team to an unhealthy degree. When the star tailback, Boobie Miles, is seriously injured during the first game of the season, all hope is lost, and the town's dormant social problems begin to ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Peter Berg
CAST:  Billy Bob Thornton  •  Lucas Black  •  Garrett Hedlund  •  Derek Luke

A small, turbulent town in Texas obsesses over their high school football team to an unhealthy degree. When the star tailback, Boobie Miles, is seriously injured during the first game of the season, all hope is lost, and the town's dormant social problems begin to ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Peter Berg
CAST:  Billy Bob Thornton  •  Lucas Black  •  Garrett Hedlund  •  Derek Luke

Ghosts of Mississippi (1996)

In this film based on actual events, black activist Medgar Evers is murdered in 1963, and much of the evidence points toward white supremacist Byron De La Beckwith. However, after two trials, De La Beckwith is acquitted twice by a jury of whites. Now, decades later ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Rob Reiner
CAST:  Alec Baldwin  •  James Woods  •  Virginia Madsen  •  Whoopi Goldberg

In this film based on actual events, black activist Medgar Evers is murdered in 1963, and much of the evidence points toward white supremacist Byron De La Beckwith. However, after two trials, De La Beckwith is acquitted twice by a jury of whites. Now, decades later ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Rob Reiner
CAST:  Alec Baldwin  •  James Woods  •  Virginia Madsen  •  Whoopi Goldberg

Jarhead (2005)

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Jarhead is a film about a US Marine Anthony Swofford’s experience in the Gulf War. After putting up with an arduous boot camp, Swofford and his unit are sent to the Persian Gulf where they are eager to fight, but are forced to stay back from the action. Swofford ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Sam Mendes
CAST:  Jamie Foxx  •  Jake Gyllenhaal  •  Scott MacDonald  •  Lucas Black

Jarhead is a film about a US Marine Anthony Swofford’s experience in the Gulf War. After putting up with an arduous boot camp, Swofford and his unit are sent to the Persian Gulf where they are eager to fight, but are forced to stay back from the action. Swofford ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Sam Mendes
CAST:  Jamie Foxx  •  Jake Gyllenhaal  •  Scott MacDonald  •  Lucas Black

Sling Blade (1996)

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Karl Childers is a mentally disabled man who has been in the custody of the state mental hospital since the age of 12 for killing his mother and her lover. Although thoroughly institutionalized, Karl is deemed fit to be released into the outside world.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Billy Bob Thornton
CAST:  Billy Bob Thornton  •  Robert Duvall  •  Dwight Yoakam  •  J. T. Walsh

Karl Childers is a mentally disabled man who has been in the custody of the state mental hospital since the age of 12 for killing his mother and her lover. Although thoroughly institutionalized, Karl is deemed fit to be released into the outside world.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Billy Bob Thornton
CAST:  Billy Bob Thornton  •  Robert Duvall  •  Dwight Yoakam  •  J. T. Walsh

The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift (2006)

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In order to avoid a jail sentence, Sean Boswell heads to Tokyo to live with his military father. In a low-rent section of the city, Shaun gets caught up in the underground world of drift racing  (more)

DIRECTION:  Justin Lin
CAST:  Lucas Black  •  Shad Moss  •  Nathalie Kelley  •  Brian Tee

In order to avoid a jail sentence, Sean Boswell heads to Tokyo to live with his military father. In a low-rent section of the city, Shaun gets caught up in the underground world of drift racing  (more)

DIRECTION:  Justin Lin
CAST:  Lucas Black  •  Shad Moss  •  Nathalie Kelley  •  Brian Tee

The X Files (1998)

Mulder and Scully, now taken off the FBI's X Files cases, must find a way to fight the shadowy elements of the government to find out the truth about a conspiracy that might mean the alien colonization of Earth.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Rob Bowman
CAST:  David Duchovny  •  Gillian Anderson  •  Martin Landau  •  Mitch Pileggi

Mulder and Scully, now taken off the FBI's X Files cases, must find a way to fight the shadowy elements of the government to find out the truth about a conspiracy that might mean the alien colonization of Earth.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Rob Bowman
CAST:  David Duchovny  •  Gillian Anderson  •  Martin Landau  •  Mitch Pileggi

The War (1994)

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The son of a Vietnam War Veteran must deal with neighborhood bullies as well as his dad's post-traumatic stress disorder while growing up in the deep south in the 1970's.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jon Avnet
CAST:  Elijah Wood  •  Kevin Costner  •  Mare Winningham  •  Lexi Randall

The son of a Vietnam War Veteran must deal with neighborhood bullies as well as his dad's post-traumatic stress disorder while growing up in the deep south in the 1970's.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jon Avnet
CAST:  Elijah Wood  •  Kevin Costner  •  Mare Winningham  •  Lexi Randall

Our Friend, Martin (1999)

Two teens are sent back in time to meet Martin Luther King Jr. at several points during his life.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Robert Brousseau  •  Vincenzo Trippetti
CAST:  Ed Asner  •  Angela Bassett  •  Lucas Black  •  Theodore Borders

Two teens are sent back in time to meet Martin Luther King Jr. at several points during his life.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Robert Brousseau  •  Vincenzo Trippetti
CAST:  Ed Asner  •  Angela Bassett  •  Lucas Black  •  Theodore Borders

Seven Days in Utopia (2011)

Talent can only get you so far. For golfer Luke Chisholm, that turns out to be Utopia, Texas -- where he's left stranded after blowing his pro debut.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Matt Russell
CAST:  Deborah Ann Woll  •  Robert Duvall  •  Melissa Leo  •  Lucas Black

Talent can only get you so far. For golfer Luke Chisholm, that turns out to be Utopia, Texas -- where he's left stranded after blowing his pro debut.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Matt Russell
CAST:  Deborah Ann Woll  •  Robert Duvall  •  Melissa Leo  •  Lucas Black

Promised Land (2012)

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A salesman for a natural gas company experiences life-changing events after arriving in a small town, where his corporation wants to tap into the available resources.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gus Van Sant
CAST:  Matt Damon  •  John Krasinski  •  Frances McDormand  •  Rosemarie DeWitt

A salesman for a natural gas company experiences life-changing events after arriving in a small town, where his corporation wants to tap into the available resources.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gus Van Sant
CAST:  Matt Damon  •  John Krasinski  •  Frances McDormand  •  Rosemarie DeWitt

Furious 7 (2015)

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Deckard Shaw seeks revenge against Dominic Toretto and his family for his comatose brother.  (more)

DIRECTION:  James Wan
CAST:  Dwayne Johnson  •  Jason Statham  •  Lucas Black  •  Vin Diesel

Deckard Shaw seeks revenge against Dominic Toretto and his family for his comatose brother.  (more)

DIRECTION:  James Wan
CAST:  Dwayne Johnson  •  Jason Statham  •  Lucas Black  •  Vin Diesel

42 (2013)

The powerful story of Jackie Robinson, the legendary baseball player who broke Major League Baseball’s color barrier when he joined the roster of the Brooklyn Dodgers. The film follows the innovative Dodgers’ general manager Branch Rickey, the MLB executive who ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Brian Helgeland
CAST:  Chadwick Boseman  •  T.R. Knight  •  Harrison Ford  •  Nicole Beharie

The powerful story of Jackie Robinson, the legendary baseball player who broke Major League Baseball’s color barrier when he joined the roster of the Brooklyn Dodgers. The film follows the innovative Dodgers’ general manager Branch Rickey, the MLB executive who ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Brian Helgeland
CAST:  Chadwick Boseman  •  T.R. Knight  •  Harrison Ford  •  Nicole Beharie

Get Low (2010)

A movie spun out of equal parts folk tale, fable and real-life legend about the mysterious, 1930s Tennessee hermit who famously threw his own rollicking funeral party... while he was still alive.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Aaron Schneider
CAST:  Bill Murray  •  Sissy Spacek  •  Robert Duvall  •  Lucas Black

A movie spun out of equal parts folk tale, fable and real-life legend about the mysterious, 1930s Tennessee hermit who famously threw his own rollicking funeral party... while he was still alive.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Aaron Schneider
CAST:  Bill Murray  •  Sissy Spacek  •  Robert Duvall  •  Lucas Black

The Miracle Worker (2000)

Devoted teacher Anne Sullivan leads deaf, blind and mute Helen Keller out of solitude and helps integrate her into the world.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Nadia Tass
CAST:  Hallie Kate Eisenberg  •  Alison Elliott  •  David Strathairn  •  Lucas Black

Devoted teacher Anne Sullivan leads deaf, blind and mute Helen Keller out of solitude and helps integrate her into the world.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Nadia Tass
CAST:  Hallie Kate Eisenberg  •  Alison Elliott  •  David Strathairn  •  Lucas Black

Legion (2010)

When God loses faith in humankind, he sends his legion of angels to bring on the Apocalypse. Humanity's only hope for survival lies in a group of strangers trapped in an out-of-the-way, desert diner with the Archangel Michael.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Scott Stewart
CAST:  Paul Bettany  •  Dennis Quaid  •  Kevin Durand  •  Kate Walsh

When God loses faith in humankind, he sends his legion of angels to bring on the Apocalypse. Humanity's only hope for survival lies in a group of strangers trapped in an out-of-the-way, desert diner with the Archangel Michael.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Scott Stewart
CAST:  Paul Bettany  •  Dennis Quaid  •  Kevin Durand  •  Kate Walsh

Flash (1997)

A boy falls in love with a horse named Flash that's for sale. He gets a job to earn the money to buy the horse, but he's forced to sell when the family falls upon hard times.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Simon Wincer
CAST:  Brian Kerwin  •  Lucas Black  •  Tom Nowicki  •  Shawn Toovey

A boy falls in love with a horse named Flash that's for sale. He gets a job to earn the money to buy the horse, but he's forced to sell when the family falls upon hard times.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Simon Wincer
CAST:  Brian Kerwin  •  Lucas Black  •  Tom Nowicki  •  Shawn Toovey

Killer Diller (2004)

A guitar playing car thief meets an autistic savant piano player, and together they transform a group of reluctant halfway house convicts into The Killer Diller Blues Band.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tricia Brock
CAST:  William Lee Scott  •  Lucas Black  •  Fred Willard  •  John Michael Higgins

A guitar playing car thief meets an autistic savant piano player, and together they transform a group of reluctant halfway house convicts into The Killer Diller Blues Band.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tricia Brock
CAST:  William Lee Scott  •  Lucas Black  •  Fred Willard  •  John Michael Higgins

Deepwater (2005)

A drifter comes to the town of Deepwater and is seduced into a twisted game of deceit and murder.  (more)

DIRECTION:  David S. Marfield
CAST:  Lucas Black  •  Peter Coyote  •  Mía Maestro  •  Lesley Ann Warren

A drifter comes to the town of Deepwater and is seduced into a twisted game of deceit and murder.  (more)

DIRECTION:  David S. Marfield
CAST:  Lucas Black  •  Peter Coyote  •  Mía Maestro  •  Lesley Ann Warren
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