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Charlie St. Cloud -- Zac Efron is Charlie St. Cloud, a small-town hero who has it all until tragedy strikes. Now he's torn between an old promise and a newfound love in this story of hope and second chances.
Charlie St. Cloud -- 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. When a girl comes into Charlie's life, he must choose between keeping a promise he made to Sam, or going after the girl he loves.
Charlie St. Cloud -- Clip: Charlie And Tess Kiss
Charlie St. Cloud -- Featurette: A Look Inside
Charlie St. Cloud -- Interview: Zac Efron "On connecting with his character on a new level"


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Charlie St. Cloud has been given the gift of seeing his deceased brother, but when a new love interest is in trouble he must choose between saving a life or continuing to see his brother everyday. Full summary » | Full synopsis »
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Directed by
Burr Steers 
Writing credits
Craig Pearce (screenplay) and
Lewis Colick (screenplay)

Ben Sherwood (novel "The Death and Life of Charlie St. Cloud")

Produced by
Michael Fottrell .... executive producer
Ryan Kavanaugh .... executive producer
Jared LeBoff .... executive producer
Marc Platt .... producer
Ben Sherwood .... executive producer
Adam Siegel .... executive producer
Original Music by
Rolfe Kent (music composed and conducted by)
Cinematography by
Enrique Chediak (director of photography)
Film Editing by
Padraic McKinley 
Casting by
Heike Brandstatter 
Allison Jones 
Coreen Mayrs 
Production Design by
Ida Random 
Art Direction by
Kelvin Humenny 
Geoff Wallace 
Set Decoration by
Carol Lavallee 
Costume Design by
Denise Wingate 
Makeup Department
Gary Archer .... dental prosthetics
Gitte Axen .... assistant makeup artist
Beth Boxall .... makeup artist: second unit
Jane English .... body makeup: Ms. Basinger
Lisa Leonard .... hair stylist: second unit
Connie Parker .... makeup department head
Darrell Redleaf-Fielder .... hair stylist: Ms. Basinger (as Darrell Fielder)
Sanna Seppanen .... department head hair stylist (as Sanna K. Seppanen)
Ronnie Specter .... makeup artist: Ms. Basinger
Marnie Wong .... assistant hair stylist
Production Management
Penny Gibbs .... unit manager: second unit
Casey Grant .... production manager
Lisa Rodgers .... post-production supervisor
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Neil Allan .... third assistant director
Gary Capo .... second unit director
Richard Cowan .... first assistant director (reshoots)
Mimi Crowe .... trainee assistant director
Rachael Fortier .... third assistant director (as Rachel Fortier)
Jackie Lightbody .... trainee assistant director
David Markowitz .... first assistant director: second unit
David Markowitz .... second unit director: West Coast unit
Tracey Poirier .... second assistant director: marine unit
Shea Rowan .... second assistant director
Lisa C. Satriano .... first assistant director
Robert S. Weber .... third assistant director: second unit
Richard Worden .... second assistant director: second unit
Art Department
Kristin Agi .... art dept. coordinator
Aaron Alexander .... props
Cal Barnett .... lead greens person
Martin P. Blaine .... scenic carpenter
Josephine Bleuer .... head greensperson
Maureen Carey .... construction buyer
Jean-Paul Costaz .... paint coordinator
James Robert Crockett .... art department assistant/illustrator
James Dickson .... art department
Jordan Dobbie .... assistant property master
Joanna Dunn .... set designer
Joel Echallier .... props fabrication
Dean Eilertson .... property master
Ryan Falkner .... storyboard artist
Lisle Fehlauer .... set dresser
Andrew Glavina .... signwriter
Simone Gore .... graphic designer
John Hamilton .... paint foreman
Tyler Bishop Harron .... assistant art director
Michelle Hendriksen .... assistant property master
Scott Holburn .... on-set dresser
Brad Jansen .... sign painter
Aaron Jordan .... lead sculptor
Janis Lee .... scenic artist
Michelle Pitney .... set dec buyer
Ann Rowley .... set dresser
Daniel Scarcello .... head sculptor
Brian Shell .... construction coordinator
Rena Van Steele .... stand by painter
Gary Young .... set sculptor
C. Daniel Barrett .... sculptor (uncredited)
Jon Jarema .... uncredited (uncredited)
Sound Department
Kristian Bailey .... cable person
Bob Beemer .... sound re-recording mixer
Bryan Bowen .... sound editor
Jenna Dalla Riva .... foley recording assistant
Scott Martin Gershin .... supervising sound editor
Nerses Gezalyan .... sound mixer
Brooke Graeff .... foley assistant
Gary A. Hecker .... foley artist
Jack Heeren .... foley mixer
Daniel S. Irwin .... dialogue editor
Jason W. Jennings .... sound effects editor
Goro Koyama .... foley artist
Martin Lacroix .... boom operator
Andy Malcolm .... foley artist
James Moriana .... foley artist
Stephen P. Robinson .... sound designer
Unsun Song .... sound mix technician
Gordon Sproule .... adr mixer
David Stanke .... first assistant sound editor
Greg Steele .... adr mixer
Becky Sullivan .... supervising sound editor
Mike Szakmeister .... dialogue editor
Jon Taylor .... sound re-recording mixer
William Unrau .... cable person
Brett Voss .... foley mixer
Don White .... foley recording mixer
Jeffrey Wilhoit .... foley artist
Michael T. Williamson .... sound mixer
Scott Wolf .... sound effects editor
Greg Zimmerman .... adr recordist
Lars Bjerre .... dialogue denoising (uncredited)
Special Effects by
Kelly Coe .... special effects assistant
Rory Cutler .... special effects foreman
Graham S. Hollins .... special effects coordinator
Steve Tressel .... special effects fabricator
Visual Effects by
Heather Abels .... digital matte painter: Rhythm & Hues
Keith Acheson .... visual effects artist
Michael Angelo .... visual effects artist
Alina Anon .... matte artist
Mathieu Archambault .... digital compositor
Saurabh Arora .... rotoscope artist: Rhythm & Hues
Greg Astles .... senior digital compositor: Mr. X Inc.
Manuj Basnotra .... roto/prep artist
Barb Benoit .... digital compositor
Dennis Berardi .... visual effects supervisor: Mr. X Inc.
Valerie Berney .... visual effects artist
Jason Bettinger .... render i/o coordinator
Kristy Blackwell .... matte painter
Ryan Bowden .... junior effects technical director
Nathan Brunskill .... Inferno assistant: Rhythm & Hues
Charles Bunnag .... digital artist
Ayo Burgess .... lighting artist: Mr. X Inc.
Kris Carson .... digital compositor: Mr. X, Inc
Sibi Chakaravarthi .... paint/roto artist
Chris Chappell .... compositor
Vinit Kumar Chaturvedani .... matchmove artist
Vinit Chaturvedany .... track/matchmove artist
Jothan Chin .... roto and paint artist
Jeremy Chinn .... modeling lead: Rythm & Hues
Vikas Chirate .... senior systems administrator
Patrick Clancey .... digital opticals
Lisa Clarity .... visual effects artist
Sam Clark .... production coordinator
Daniel Aristoteles Collins .... systems/operations: Rhythm & Hues
Krystal Cooper .... render i/o coordinator
Robert Coquia Jr. .... data management vfx
Michael Crane .... digital compositor: Rhythm and Hues
Scott M. Davids .... visual effects supervisor: Level 256
Danielle DiMarco Barto .... visual effects coordinator: Rhythm & Hues Studios
Manasa Divya .... matchmove artist
Nicolas Donel .... lead matte painter
Frank Du .... effects lead
Amélie Dubois .... digital compositor
Maxime Ducharme .... senior matchmover
Pauline Duvall .... sequence supervisor: Rhythm & Hues
Chan Ee Jien .... digital production coordinator: Rhythm & Hues
David Fix .... senior systems administrator: Mr. X Inc.
Mikael Genachte-Lebail .... digital matte painter: Rhythm & Hues
Bill Georgiou .... sequence supervisor
Matt Glover .... visual effects coordinator
Jay Grunfeld .... compositor
Anthony Harris .... color supervisor
Firdaus Hashim .... roto and paint artist
Steven Hodgson .... visual effects supervisor: Mr X
Phil Holland .... digital imaging specialist
Neh Jaiswal .... visual effects coordinator
Colleen Jenkinson .... visual effects
Surendran Chinnakonda Jeyaraman .... pipeline technical director (as Chinnakonda Jeyaraman Surendran)
David Jones .... visual effects supervisor: Rampage VFX
Anna Joukova .... digital compositor: Mr. X Inc
Brandon Kachel .... matte painter: Rhythm & Hues
Michael Kambli .... render i/o coordinator
Sean Kennedy .... compositor: Rhythm & Hues
Marta Knudsen .... matte painter: Rhythm & Hues Studios
Louis Kreusel .... render i/o coordinator: Rhythm & Hues
Charles Lai .... on-set visual effects coordinator
Jay Lalime .... digital compositor: Rhythm & Hues
David Lamps .... render i/o coordinator: Rhythm & Hues Studios
Mark Larranaga .... compositor
Mai-Ling Lee .... digital artist
Jackson Li .... digital artist
Rahul Madan .... roto/prep artist: Rhythm & Hues
Richard Mahon .... visual effects art director
Mark Mancewicz .... technical animator
L. Patrick McCormack .... senior manager: International Digital Productions
Erika A. McKee .... visual effects producer
Daniel Mizuguchi .... visual effects supervisor
Meg Morris .... matchmove supervisor: Rhythm & Hues
Benjamin Mossman .... production assistant: Mr. X Inc.
Bill Murphy .... visual effects digital producer: Rhythm & Hues
Travis Nelson .... digital compositor: Rhythm & Hues
Kelly Noordermeer .... visual effects production assistant
Onesimus Nuernberger .... matte painter: Rhythm & Hues
Rachelle Paquin .... compositor: Rhythm & Hues (as Rachelle Bisson-Montpetit)
Sagar Patil .... digital compositor: Rhythm & Hues Studios
Sagar Patil .... paint and rotoscope artist
Tan Paw Xuan .... roto/prep artist
Sebastien Proulx .... digital compositor
Murthy Putrevu .... matchmove technical director
Vikas Rajput .... digital artist
Matt Ralph .... senior matchmover
Nachiarkovil Durairaj Rangesh .... matchmove artist: rhythm & hues studios
Sanjay Rao .... matchmove lead: Rhythm & Hues
Stephen Regnier .... digital artist
Michael Richardson .... visual effects production assistant: Rhythm & Hues Studios
Karl Rumpf .... visual effects production manager: Rhythm & Hues
Jayaraman Sabarisan .... matchmove artist: rhythm & hues studios
Joe Salazar .... digital compositor
Mayuresh Salunke .... senior modeler: Rhythm & Hues
Mag Sarnowska .... digital compositor
Geoff Sayer .... digital compositor
Seshaprasad .... head of digital production: Rhythm & Hues Studios Asia
Siddharth Shah .... lead prep/roto artist: Rhythm and Hues
Todd Shifflett .... visual effects supervisor
Mark Simone .... visual effects producer: Rhythm & Hues
Brad Smith .... render i/o administrator
Justin Smith .... visual effects production assistant
Gavin Soares .... tracking
Shelby Stong .... visual effects artist
Yuki Sugimoto .... matchmove technical director: Rhythm & Hues
David Sweeney .... sequence supervisor: Rhythm & Hues Studios
Aashima Taneja .... production coordinator
Brian Tatosky .... 2D supervisor
Ben Taylor .... render i/o coordinator
Will Telford .... digital effects supervisor
Jateen Thakkar .... lead prep artist
Nicholas Theisen .... digital imaging resources
Peter Toufidis .... senior matte painter
Sebastien Veilleux .... digital compositor
Kabir Verma .... matchmove technical director
Ned Wilson .... compositor: Dyfed
Robert Young .... digital compositor: Rhythm and Hues
Pia Odell-Foster .... visual effects producer: Rampage VFX (uncredited)
Tom Bahr .... utility stunts
Guy Bews .... stunt driver
Brent Connolly .... stunt performer
Duane Dickinson .... stunt driver
Austin Dunn .... stunt double
Marny Eng .... stunt coordinator
Jeff Hotte .... safety diver
Trevor Jones .... stunt double: Matt Ward
Hamish Miller .... stunt double
Scott Nicholson .... stunt performer
Matt Phillips .... stunt double: Charlie Tahan
Eli Zagoudakis .... stunt double: Zac Efron
Camera and Electrical Department
Chris Alexander .... additional grip
Dan Ax .... lighting technician
Troy Bassett .... best boy rigging grip
Harold Bernard .... second assistant camera: "a" camera
Dane Bjerno .... camera technician: Wescam, second unit
Hans Bjerno .... aerial director of photography: second unit
Stephen S. Campanelli .... camera operator: "a" camera
Stephen S. Campanelli .... steadicam operator
Chris Cove .... libra head technician
Scott Cozens .... second assistant camera: "b" camera, second unit (as Scott Cozen)
Pat Cronin .... additional first assistant camera: second unit (as Patrick Cronin)
Herb Crowder .... second assistant camera: "a" camera, second unit
Milo de Villiers .... lighting technician: rigging
Ken Decker .... generator operator
John Dekker .... gaffer
Herb DeWaal .... underwater key grip
Gil Forrester .... dolly grip
Amie Gibbins .... camera loader: second unit
Dan Gorval .... best boy grip
Cynthia Greer .... second assistant camera: "b" camera
Curt Griebel .... key rigging grip
Paul Guenette .... first assistant camera: "c" camera, second unit
Tyler Guenther .... rigging grip
Ian Guns .... super technocrane operator
Chris Harris .... camera operator: "a" camera, second unit
Douglas S. Holgate .... aerial director of photography: second unit (as Doug Holgate)
Norbert Kaluza .... camera operator: "b" camera, second unit
Ryan Ketchum .... lighting technician
Jan Kiesser .... director of photography: second unit
Charles Koetke .... additional grip
Alex Kuchera .... grip: second unit
David-Wesley Kyle .... camera loader (as David W. Kyle)
Andrew Learmonth .... video coordinator: second unit
Ian R.C. Levine .... first assistant camera: "c" camera, second unit (as Ian Levine)
David Lourie .... first assistant camera: "b" camera, second unit
Scott MacDonald .... camera operator: "b" camera, second unit
Andrew Mackie .... best boy rigging grip
Terry McEwen .... first assistant camera: "b" camera (as Terry A. McEwen)
Athan Merrick .... rigging lighting technician
Dan Morrison .... second assistant camera: "b" camera, second unit
Kim Olsen .... key grip
Michelle Ortt .... second assistant camera: day player
Dylan Paul .... balloon light technician
Brian Pearson .... director of photography: second unit
Diyah Pera .... stills photographer
Larry Portmann .... first assistant camera: "a" camera
Dana Powers .... lighting technician: reshoots (as Dana Wutzke)
Matty Reed .... rigging electric (as Matt Reed)
Clayton Richard-Long .... camera loader (as Clayton Long)
Pete Romano .... underwater director of photography
Jeff Sayle .... second assistant camera: "a" camera, second unit
Ian Seabrook .... underwater first assistant camera
Bryce Shaw .... dolly grip: "b" camera
Troy James Sobotka .... leadman grip
Rob Sperling .... rigging grip
Jarrod Tiffin .... rigging gaffer
Shai Vera .... rigging grip
Scott Wallace .... video playback operator
Stewart Whelan .... first assistant camera: "a" camera, second unit
Andrew D. Wilson .... camera operator: "b" camera (as Andy Wilson)
Rusty Deluce .... first assistant camera: "c" camera (uncredited)
Casting Department
Andrea Brown .... extras casting director
Sara Brown .... extras casting assistant
Barbara Harris .... adr voice casting
Ben Harris .... casting associate
Peter John Kousakis .... casting assistant (as Peter Kousakis)
Amy Nygaard .... casting assistant
Laura Obenaus .... casting assistant
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Patrick Gray .... costume supervisor
Janice MacIsaac .... costume supervisor
Marco Pimenta .... costumer (as Marco Daxton)
Sara Rakhshandeh .... set costumer
Ellie Schultz .... costume breakdown/dyer
Heather Seshadri .... costume dyer/breakdown (as Heather Rupert)
Shelly Shaw .... set costumer
Kai Siperko .... set costumer
Editorial Department
Ryan Acheson .... assistant editor
Michael G. England .... first assistant editor
Eileen Godoy .... digital intermediate producer
Banner Gwin .... assistant editor
Matt Hull .... digital intermediate assistant producer
Jason Joseph .... first assistant editor
Natasha Leonnet .... senior colorist
Yvan Lucas .... digital film colorist
Ken Smith .... post-production assistant
Lee Wimer .... color timer
Matthew Woolley .... apprentice editor
Ed Dobbs .... dailies timer (uncredited)
Valance Eisleben .... digital intermediate editor (uncredited)
Music Department
Tony Blondal .... booth supervisor
Tony Blondal .... orchestrator
Richard Bronskill .... orchestrator
Stephen Coleman .... music programmer
Nic Harcourt .... music consultant
James T. Hill .... scoring mixer
Rolfe Kent .... conductor
Mike Knobloch .... music executive
Phil McGowan .... mix recordist
Meredith Meyer .... score coordinator
Dan Savant .... orchestra contractor
Alistair South .... music assistant
Nick South .... music editor
Greg Townley .... scoring mixer
Alice Wood .... midi programmer
Vincent Cirilli .... protools engineer (uncredited)
Transportation Department
Kelly Charlton .... transportation
Terence Chase .... driver
Terence Cochlan .... hair/make-up driver
Scott Irvine .... transportation coordinator: reshoots
Larry Tardif .... driver: special equipment
Other crew
Carolyn Adair .... stand-in: Kim Basinger (as Caroline Matthews)
Tom Bahr .... picture boat consultant
John Balfour .... background coordinator
Patrice BelleRose .... helicopter pilot: second unit (as Patrice Belle Rose)
Kimberly Buckham .... assistant production coordinator: additional photography
Kyle Cooper .... title sequence: executive producer
Jason Crosby .... marine coordinator
Katharine Currie .... accounting trainee
Hanelize de Beer .... second assistant production coordinator
Ryan Fehr .... production assistant
Ashley Fester .... production assistant
Jim Filippone .... helicopter pilot: camera
Michelle Gasque .... clearance/product placement coordinator
Jennifer Giannone .... assistant accountant
Elspeth Grafton .... script supervisor
Paul Granat .... baseball coach
Dan Griffin .... key office production assistant
Braden Haggerty .... dive safety team
Braden Haggerty .... dive safety
Glenn F. Haines .... acting coach
Stephanie Hamilton .... production assistant
Beth Henderson .... production assistant
Lauren Henry .... animal provider
Paul Jasper .... animal coordinator
Jina Johnson .... assistant location manager
Dylan Kilgour .... production assistant
Karin Korchinski .... assistant production coordinator
Doug Leaf .... animal trainer
Joey Levy .... assistant: Mr. Platt
Sarah Long .... office production assistant
Tony Lort .... accounting clerk
Julian Marles .... production assistant
Nik Mavinkurve .... assistant: Mr. Siegel
Bliss McDonald .... production coordinator
Earendil McNay .... script supervisor: second unit
W. Robert Millar .... assistant location manager
Veronica Miller .... first assistant accountant
Alexandra Muirhead .... production assistant
Heather Murray .... production assistant
Frédéric North .... helicopter pilot: second unit (as Fred North)
Korey Petrie .... production assistant
Cynthia Phillips .... post production accountant
Jason Rhodes .... consultant: sail boat
Marijke Richman .... production assistant
Kevin Rosenberg .... creative assistant: Mr. Platt
Andy Scott .... assistant: Mr. Efron
Shawn Seifert .... boat wrangler
Michael Simkin .... assistant: Mr. Steers
Josh Skye .... asset coordinator
Josh Skye .... production assets
Cherie Smid .... assistant animal handler
Louise Smith .... accounting clerk
Adrienne Sol .... production coordinator: additional photography
Kimberley Sutton .... assistant: Mr. Fottrell
David M. Taylor .... payroll
Elaine Thurston .... production accountant
Cheryl A. Tkach .... post production coordinator
Conor Welch .... assistant: Mr. Platt
Geoff White .... set security
Claire Wihnyk .... assistant: Mr. LeBoff
Mike Witherington .... cast security
Stirling Bancroft .... sailing technical advisor (uncredited)
Nicole Mak .... dailies film assistant: Deluxe Vancouver (uncredited)
Michael Storm Raven .... very special thanks

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Also Known As:
"The Death and Life of Charlie St. Cloud" - Ireland (English title) (imdb display title), UK, USA (working title)
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Rated PG-13 for language including some sexual references, an intense accident scene and some sensuality
USA:99 min
Aspect Ratio:
2.35 : 1 See more »
Sound Mix:
Argentina:13 | Australia:M | Canada:PG (Ontario) | Finland:K-12/9 (2012 reform re-rating) | Finland:K-11/9 (original rating) | Germany:6 | Ireland:12A | Japan:G | Malaysia:PG-13 | Philippines:PG-13 (MTRCB) | Portugal:M/12 | Singapore:PG | South Korea:12 | Sweden:11 (DVD rating) | Switzerland:10 (canton of Geneva) | Switzerland:10 (canton of Vaud) | UK:12 (DVD rating) | USA:PG-13 (certificate #46134)

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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 »
Factual errors: 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 »
Sam St. Cloud:Mom's gonna kill us
Charlie St. Cloud:Don't worry I'll take the blame.
Sam St. Cloud:God I hurt so much.
[Florio's flashlight shines near their car]
Sam St. Cloud:What's that?
Charlie St. Cloud:They're looking for us.
Sam St. Cloud:Who?
Charlie St. Cloud:I don't know.
Sam St. Cloud:Please whatever happens, just don't leave me okay?
Charlie St. Cloud:I won't.
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4 out of 6 people found the following review useful.
A Nutshell Review: Charlie St. Cloud, 25 September 2010
Author: DICK STEEL from Singapore

The legion of female teenage fans who turn up in droves for this preview screening is probably testament to the drawing power of Zac Efron, probably Hollywood's latest heartthrob who's standing his ground with his alpha male status from the High School Musical series, to films like Hairspray and 17 Again where he plays a star basketballer who's life didn't turn out as he thinks. In Charlie St. Coud, a romance flick with its title named after his character (which tells a lot about his ability to marquee a film), he too plays a star sportsman (here it's sailing) whose championship potential got cut short by tragedy, which turned him into someone who can see and communicate with dead people.

I kid you not if you think this was a Shaymalan picture, but it's more Disney friendly that you can imagine, with his powers only limited to communicating with spirits caught in limbo, and thus making him the town looney where it's best to leave him alone. His powers only came where he was pulled from the brink of death by a paramedic (Ray Liotta) some five years ago, where his babysitting of his young brother Sam (Charlie Tahan) turned out tragically in ways that's not his fault, because Zac Efon's the latest blue eyed boy of the industry, and his character cannot be all that negative (see uproar cause by 17 Again's premarital sex)

From what would be the promise of sailing challenges and scholarships, Charlie becomes a cemetery caretaker in the same cemetery his brother got buried in, so as to be able to play catch with him every evening deep in the woods without fail, as his guilt made him succumb to not being able to let go and move on. To most he's a lost cause, that his second stab at life was wasted in doing something menial other than to change the world or something, but this doesn't bother Charlie so long as he gets to seek out his dead brother as a confidante.

But of course a romance movie will suggest to you that love will conquer all and set him free, and this comes in the form of Tess (Amanda Crew), his school mate admiring him from afar, sharing his same passion for sailing (not spook interacting) and is gearing up for the challenge of sailing solo around the world. Curious about Charlie and never hiding the fact that she's interested in him, they soon hook up, but there's more to this romantic angle that I will like to give it credit to as I didn't see it coming, feeling rather bored about the film until a spanner got thrown into its narrative to shake things up a little.

The one thing working against Charlie St. Cloud's favour is just how convenient things can turn out to be, especially in its final act involving shooting stars (told you it's far out) and stroke of lucks, but for fans of Efron these can all be overlooked so long as their hero gets plenty of screen time as a romantic lead spouting lines like never leaving you, and being together forever, anything that's swoon-worthy enough to appeal to his demographic fan base. It's not a perfect movie, but has enough to make it an above average date movie.

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