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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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Box Office

Budget:

$50,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

£1,628,523 (UK) (25 February 2011)

Gross:

$55,092,830 (USA) (27 May 2011)
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Trivia

Dianna Agron landed her role after a chance meeting with executive producer Steven Spielberg at a charity event. As a big fan of Glee (2009), Spielberg was seriously considering Agron for a prominent part when the chance encounter proved beneficial for both parties. See more »

Goofs

John is not human, but Loric, so the way things work in his body may not be the same as a human, so the scars on his legs could theoretically stay the same. Also, scars are not guaranteed to shrink as one ages, so as he grows and his skin stretches, it would make sense that the scar would grow and stretch in a similar manner, especially if the scar is burned into his skin in a size relative to the size of his leg at the time. 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."
[scoffs]
Kern: Pathetic.
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Clouds blow over the DreamWorks SKG logo which then reveals a shot from space See more »

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References The Wizard of Oz (1939) See more »

Soundtracks

Soldier On
Written by J. Aherne, A. Mandagi & L. Sillitto
Performed by The Temper Trap
Courtesy of Columbia Records/Glassnote Entertainment
By Arrangement with Sony Music Licensing
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How to enjoy this movie
21 August 2013 | by (Romania) – See all my reviews

I will give you some tips on how to enjoy it: 1-use an age-reversing machine so that you are 12 years old. 2-then get a partial lobotomy. 3-watch the 10 minutes trailer and skip the movie. See! That was great fun! Except from that, expect an unhappy combination of Superman, Terminator, and Twilight. And by that I only mean the subject of the movie. The characters were absolutely shallow. Acting was decent, but the script was trash. I mean, forget clichés, I was prepared for those; forget plot-holes, I mastered my temper and numbed my mind with Tibetan meditation techniques. But there was OH so much STUPID that my mouth felt a metallic taste, and my eyes were bleeding, while I was petrified in my chair, my life slowly being sucked out of my body minute by minute.


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