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John (Character)
from I Am Number Four (2011)

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I Am Number Four (2011)
John: [Reaching for book] What's this?
Sarah: Umm... That is kind of private, actually.
John: It's amazing!
Sarah: Ok, that's enough.
John: [Flipping through book] What, you're allowed to look at everyone else-take our pictures- and we're not allowed see you?
[pause]
John: Seems like you want to run away.
Sarah: Just be happy when I can get out of here.
John: I don't know - been to a lot of places...
Sarah: You don't have to give me that "there's no place like home" speech, I've heard it.
John: No, No - You can go wherever you want. See whatever you want to but, um... a place is only as good as the people you know in it. I... I think this is a pretty good place.

[after Mark James has introduced himself to John, and hassled Sam. John hands Sam his skateboard, which has skidded across the floor]
Sam: Thanks. Gotta love the classics: Homecoming king versus the science nerd. Just get better with time, don't they?
John: Listen, Mark is...
Sam: Soon to be irrelevant. He's in the third year of the best four years of his life.
[opens John's locker for him, which John has been struggling to do, then walks away]

John: You have no idea of what I'm capable of.

John: [trying to convince Henri to allow him to keep a dog] Come on! Another pair of eyes and ears watching the house? I'm going to need somebody to talk to.
Henri: Talk to me... yeah, keep the dog.

Henri: [quizzing John on their cover story] What's your name?
John: John Smith.
Henri: Where are you from?
John: Toronto.
Henri: Seem kinda tan for Toronto.
John: Santa Fe, New Mexico. I know the drill, okay?
Henri: [holding a cell phone] Keep this on you, I'll call you every hour. You don't pick up, I'll know something's wrong.
John: Every *hour*?
Henri: That, or you can homeschool, and I'll be your teacher.

Sam: I came here to help you.
John: You have. Now go home.

John: Knock yourself out.

[after throwing Mark to the ground]
John: I hope you can throw with your left arm.

John: This is the part I hate the most. The running.

John: My hands light up like road flares, and you call that a gift?

Sam: Raided lost and found.
[tosses him a gaudy sweater]
Sam: Nobody loses anything cool.
John: You gotta be kidding me.
Sam: Dude, it was that or the Hannah Montana sweatshirt. You got off easy.

[last lines]
John: My planet is called Lorien, but Earth is my home now. It's as good a place as any in the universe. At that's how it's going to stay.

[Looking up at constellations]
Teen At Party: I love it out here. The Big Dipper. It's my favorite. Do you know that one?
John: No. I got a D in Astronomy.

John: Fireproof?
Number 6: Told you to stay tuned.

John: Six, Sam is coming with us.
Number 6: What? No way!
John: He's one of us now. We need to find his father.
[there is a slight pause]
Number 6: [to Sam] You slow us down, I'll shoot you myself.
Sam: And I believe you. Can we go now?