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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 fell 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. 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. Charlie meets up with his brother (Sam) each night to play catch and talk. Then, a girl comes into Charlie's life and he must choose between keeping a promise he made to Sam, or going after the girl he loves Written by CBlodg

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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  »

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Budget:

$44,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

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

Gross:

£1,299,236 (UK) (15 October 2010)
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Trivia

A bidding war for Ben Sherwood's novel broke out before it was published. Three studios were in competition for the rights with the ultimate winner being Universal who paid a figure rumored to be between $500,000 and $1 million. See more »

Goofs

Charlie mispronounces the location of the Red Sox's AAA team in Pawtucket, RI. He pronounces it "PAW-tuck-it." It is actually "paw-TUCK-it" and, since most locals pronounce it "puh-TUCK-it" - with the "aw" part barely vocalized - this is how most people associated with the Red Sox organization pronounce it as well. See more »

Quotes

Sam St. Cloud: I'm okay Charlie. I'd give anything for you to see me. What I've become, but no one ever gets to see what could've been"
Charlie St. Cloud: Sorry I had to break our deal.
Sam St. Cloud: It was time. It's beyond anything we ever imagine Charlie.
Charlie St. Cloud: I hurt as bad as the day you died.
Sam St. Cloud: You hurt because you're alive.
Charlie St. Cloud: ...I promise.
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Connections

Featured in Breakfast: Episode dated 8 October 2010 (2010) See more »

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Helicopter
Written by Russell Lissack, Gordon Moakes, Kele Okereke (as Rowland Okereke), Matt Tong (as Matthew Tong)
Performed by Bloc Party
Courtesy of Atlantic Recording Corp.
By arrangement with Warner Music Group Film & TV Licensing and
Courtesy of Wichita Records
By arrangement with Mixtape Music
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If I could rate it higher I would...
12 March 2011 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

As I watched this movie I felt like I was viewing my own life story...

In 1991 I lost my little brother to a tragic accident as well. The emotions and inability to continue "living" life felt by Charlie are the same I had struggled with for many years. I found this movie to be extremely emotional, heart felt and true to the subject at hand. The acting of ALL the actors was outstanding, as well as the camera work, editing, directing, and most of all the writing.

If you like movies with true heart and emotion I highly recommend this movie as you can tell by my rating of 10. Honestly, I would rate it even higher than that if I could.

Although my love of this movie is very much inspired by my personal attachment to the subject, I think anyone would find this movie to be very touching...


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