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In a California desert town, a short-order cook with clairvoyant abilities encounters a mysterious man with a link to dark, threatening forces.

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Small-town fry cook Odd Thomas (Anton Yelchin) is an ordinary guy with a paranormal secret: he sees dead people, everywhere. When a creepy stranger shows-up with an entourage of ghostly bodachs - predators who feed on pain and portend mass destruction - Odd knows that his town is in serious trouble. Teaming up with his sweetheart Stormy (Addison Timlin) and the local sheriff (Willem Dafoe), Odd plunges into an epic battle of good vs evil to try to stop a disaster of apocalyptic proportions. Based on the best-selling thriller by Dean Koontz. Written by PR

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When evil comes to town, he is the only one who can stop it.


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28 February 2014 (USA)  »

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Cudni Thomas  »

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$27,000,000 (estimated)
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When Odd is searching fungus Bob's house and speaking with Stormy on the phone, Stormy uses fungus Bob's name before Odd discovers the file revealing " fungus man's " real name.. See more »

Goofs

When Odd takes the gun from Eckles to shoot Kevin Goss near the ice cream shop, there are four rounds in the clip. He never cocks the gun, which would have put one of the four rounds in the chamber, but it locks open when he fires the fourth round. The only way it would have fired without cocking it is if there was a fifth round which would have been in the chamber. That would mean, however, that the gun wouldn't have locked open once the fourth round was fired. See more »

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[first lines]
Odd Thomas: My name is Odd Thomas.
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Spoofs The Sixth Sense (1999) See more »

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MUCH better than I expected!
28 June 2013 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

Watched this with my 16 and 14 yr old sons last night and we all throughly enjoyed it, the 14yr old hid behind a pillow for quite a lot but really it was all standard 'turns around and ghost inches from your face' fare, the CGI was not budget - was really good actually and lots of it. The story was really engaging, acting was great from Odd and Stormy and great chemistry between them, you felt like they really were lovers. Nice plot twists, it's not going to be a blockbuster and win academy awards, almost as many plot holes as World World Z but it was much better than I expected, very enjoyable, no dull moments and this will be joining my DVD collection when it comes out for sure. The ending was very good...

It's pretty obvious there's a telly series (or string of follow-up movies) wanting to be made :-)


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