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

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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

The evil aliens in the film are called "Mogadorians" - apparently they're from the planet Mogadore. Mogadore also happens to be a small suburb of Akron, Ohio - not far from where the film takes place, and not far from where James Frey, one of the writers of the novel on which this film was based, grew up. The word means "beautiful" in Arabic; it's also the name of a town in Morocco. See more »

Goofs

The bulk of the movie takes places in Paradise, Ohio. However, the law enforcement officers, referred to as Sheriff (and one assumes deputy), are not dressed as Sheriffs and Deputies in the State of Ohio, who wear a black top with gray pants. Also, Sheriff's vehicles in Ohio are all black. See more »

Quotes

[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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Featured in The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #19.86 (2011) See more »

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Curfew
Performed by Beck
Written by Beck (as Beck Hansen)
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Teen, Fantasy
21 June 2011 | by (India) – See all my reviews

Well...this is one of the movies that I didn't check in IMDb before I watched. If I would have checked, at least the genre (Teen, Fantasy), I would have saved one hour of my time. I remember once I had seen the book with the same title being placed on the 'bestsellers' rack of a popular bookstore and hence, the wastage.

There is no point in talking more about the movie which is clearly targeted towards dreamy-eye teenagers turned on by blue eyed romance, extra-terrestrial conflicts and superhuman fantasies. If you are one of them, you can watch it. Else, if you are an oldie like me, skip it.

(originally posted @ weirdo-on-movies.blogspot.com)


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