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Charlie St. Cloud (2010)

PG-13 | | Drama, Fantasy, Romance | 30 July 2010 (USA)
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Charlie's brother, Sam, dies in a car crash that Charlie survives. Charlie is given the gift of seeing his dead brother, but when the girl he falls in love with's life is at risk, he must choose between his girlfriend and his brother.

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Charlie St. Cloud is a young man overcome by grief at the death of his younger brother, Sam - so much so that he takes a job as caretaker of the cemetery in which his brother is buried. Charlie has a special lasting bond with his brother though, as he can see him, meeting up with Sam each night to play catch and talk. When a girl comes into Charlie's life, he must choose between keeping the promise he made to Sam or going after the girl he loves. Written by CBlodg / edited by statmanjeff

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Life is for living

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Drama | Fantasy | Romance

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Rated PG-13 for language including some sexual references, an intense accident scene and some sensuality | See all certifications »

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30 July 2010 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

The Death and Life of Charlie St. Cloud  »

Box Office

Budget:

$44,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$12,381,585 (USA) (30 July 2010)

Gross:

$31,136,950 (USA) (10 September 2010)
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Trivia

The part played by Augustus Prew was originally written as a slightly older Russian immigrant; however, Burr Steers had the part rewritten when he saw the audition tape that Prew sent him from London. See more »

Goofs

When Charlie's EKG is 'flat-lining' (asystole), the paramedic defibrillates him. Defibrillation only works when there is pre-existing electrical activity in the heart, if the patient doesn't have any electrical activity ('flat-lining') resuscitation it achieved with drugs and CPR. See more »

Quotes

Sam St. Cloud: Just can't wait, can you?
Charlie St. Cloud: Sully and Green leave for basic training in a week.
Sam St. Cloud: No, Charlie, I mean to get out here.
Charlie St. Cloud: C'mon. I'm gonna see you all the time.
[Charlie smiles and puts his arm around Sam's seat]
Sam St. Cloud: That's what Dad said.
Charlie St. Cloud: Yeah, but I'm not Dad.
[Charlie unwraps his arm from Sam's seat]
Charlie St. Cloud: I'm not gonna ditch you, Sam. I'm not gonna ditch you.
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Featured in ES.TV HD: Episode dated 29 September 2010 (2010) See more »

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While We Were Dreaming
Written by Stephen McBean
Performed by Pink Mountaintops
Courtesy of Jagjaguwar
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Lovely movie!
21 December 2010 | by See all my reviews

I really enjoyed watching this movie, and I would recommend it to anyone who likes love stories/dramas. Zac Effron really stood out in his leading role. It was a beautiful love story with beautiful scenery. It will pull your heartstrings, as it's a very touching and emotional film. The main actors were great, and made the story believable. I think Zac Effron really made this film. He did such a wonderful job portraying grief, love, and loyalty. I look forward to seeing him in more leading roles in the future. The leading female role by Amanda Crew was really good as well. This movie allows the viewer to look deep into the hearts of others, which is a lovely thing. This one I will definitely be adding to my DVD collection at home.


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