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Aliens and their Guardians are hiding on Earth from intergalactic bounty hunters. They can only be killed in numerical order, and Number Four is next on the list. This is his story.

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Storyline

Extraordinary teen John Smith (Pettyfer) is a fugitive on the run from ruthless enemies sent to destroy him. Changing his identity, moving from town to town with his guardian Henri (Olyphant), John is always the new kid with no ties to his past. In the small Ohio town he now calls home, John encounters unexpected, life-changing events-his first love (Agron), powerful new abilities and a connection to the others who share his incredible destiny. Written by Walt Disney Pictures

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ohio | guardian | high school | warrior | alien | See more »


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Rated PG-13 for intense sequences of violence and action, and for language | See all certifications »

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I Am Number Four: The IMAX Experience  »

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Budget:

$50,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

£1,628,523 (UK) (25 February 2011)

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$55,092,830 (USA) (27 May 2011)
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Just like the aliens are from Mogadore, which is their planet, but also a play on the small Ohio town of the same name, the planet which John and Number Six are from, Lorian (pronounced LORE-EE-un), is a play on the small Ohio town of Lorain (pronounced LORE-rain), which is about one hour northwest of Akron. See more »

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When John throws the football back at Mark's friend, Sarah is just getting her camera out and doesn't take pictures of John until after he throws the football. However, when John is looking at her website later, there is a sequence of photos of him throwing the football. See more »

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[first lines]
Drew: [to Daniel] You know, showboating like that just make you look desperate.
Kern: Yeah, "Look at me. I can flip my ski."
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Kern: Pathetic.
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20 February 2011 | by (Sacramento Area, CA) – See all my reviews

I was thinking this would be filler for a dull afternoon. Indeed it was but I was also surprised to find I really enjoyed it. We also had the pleasure of watching it on iMax so that makes just about anything a little better. If you want to enjoy the evening then go see this one. You'll see some good acting and decent new actors. Give it a chance and I think this might be the next good "series" of movies you'll like. I say series because they left this one wide open to find numbers 5, and 7-9. I can easily see a whole trilogy or more just waiting for this one to make enough money to get it going. Although without some decent advertising they aren't going to get that... :(


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