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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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Cast

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Tink Weatherbee
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Sully
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Miles Chalmers ...
Latham
Jesse Wheeler ...
Green
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Carla Ferrente
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Ben Carroll
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Grace Carroll
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Girl in Toy Store
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Storyline

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

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

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Life is for living

Genres:

Drama | Fantasy | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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Release Date:

30 July 2010 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

The Death and Life of Charlie St. Cloud  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$44,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$12,381,585, 1 August 2010, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$31,162,545, 16 September 2010

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$48,190,704, 16 September 2010
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2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Joe Johnston was originally slated to direct but was replaced by Burr Steers. See more »

Goofs

When Charlie is caught by Tess looking at her boat, the collar on his jacket is lying flat. Right before he says, "Flukes!" the collar is up, then down again. 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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Connections

Featured in The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #18.89 (2010) See more »

Soundtracks

California Sun
Written by Henry Glover, Morris Levy
Performed by Ramones
Courtesy of Sire Records
By arrangement with Warner Music Group Film & TV Licensing
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Beautifully filmed but story telling is poor
25 December 2010 | by See all my reviews

This film is about a young man who loses his younger brother to a traffic accident. He remains locked in a state of grief until he rekindles with his friend from high school.

"Charlie St. Cloud" is beautifully filmed, with great artistic scenes and amazing sceneries. Cinematography is great, and many scenes are so beautiful that they could become postcards. However, the story is not as good, it is not very engaging. I find the plot unconvincing and the story telling is rather poor. The romance Charlie and the girl develops is unconvincing and contrived, and the emotional burden and guilt of Charlie could have been explored further.


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