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I Am Number Four (2011)

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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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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)

Gross:

$55,092,830 (USA) (27 May 2011)
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Teresa Palmer went through three months, four hours a day, six days a week of exercises prior to filming. It included training for sword work, flips, sword fighting and wire work. 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 »

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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 X-Files (1993) See more »

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Shelter
Written by Romy Croft, Baria Qureshi, Oliver Sim & Jamie Smith
Performed by The Xx (as The xx)
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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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