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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

Screeners of the film were given tickets that read 'Radio Prom' before viewing the film. See more »

Goofs

The burn marks on Charlie's chest would not happen unless there was a flammable substance on his chest when he was defibrillated (and if this was the case you would have seen flames after defibrillation in the ambulance scene). Regular defibrillation does not leave any marks or scars. 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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We're Gonna Play
Written by Matthew Barber
Performed by Matthew Barber
Courtesy of Warner Music Canada Ltd.
By arrangement with Warner Music Group Film & TV Licensing
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Awful representation of the book
5 September 2015 | by See all my reviews

This film had scope to be well put together and enjoyable. Unfortunately, this was not the case. Having thoroughly enjoyed the wonderful book this film was adapted from, this was an extreme disappointment. I am used to films changing the plot of an original story slightly, adding the odd dramatic scene, but this really ventured off the mark and felt rushed, badly acted and fundamentally boring. Such a shame, if this had a better selection of actors and actresses, followed the story more closely and was longer...it could have been memorable.

Essentially this is eye-candy for the fans of film romance, and may tick the boxes for those who have not read the book. If you have, then you are mad if you feel anything but disappointment towards this film.

3/10 for holding my attention all the way through.


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