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Odd Thomas (2013)

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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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Cast overview, first billed only:
Ashley Sommers ...
Harlo Landerson (as Matthew Daniel Page)
Pool Mom
Barney Lanning ...
Carmen Corley ...
Maisha Diatta ...
Nicolina (as Maisha Diata)
Viola Peabody
Young Odd (as Jack Justice Brown)
Robin Lanning ...


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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Release Date:

28 February 2014 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Cudni Thomas  »

Box Office


$27,000,000 (estimated)

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Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Did You Know?


Another scene that was cut involved Odd and Stormy's matching birth marks, an important reference from the book. See more »


When Odd and Stormy are riding the scooter after leaving Viola's kids, they ride past a car dealership. All of the signs at the dealership (including the sign out front) are backwards, except for the large "Quality" sign in the middle. The film was reversed to change their direction of travel, but only one sign was fixed. See more »


[first lines]
Odd Thomas: My name is Odd Thomas, though in this age when fame is the alter at which most people worship, I'm not sure why you should care.
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References Winnie the Pooh and the Honey Tree (1966) See more »


Written by Pop Levi
Performed by Pop Levi
Courtesy of Counter Records
By arrangement with Zync Music Group LLC
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25 June 2013 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

Well I have read every book of Odd Thomas and I was worried about the movie adaptation , well I needn't of worried , it was fun great chemistry with the main actors , Willem Dafoe great as usual , the pacing was good , and the action scenes really good , OK so the ghost of Elvis is not in it , the sad thing is no cinema release that probably means no sequel and that's a damn shame as this was a great adaptation of Odd Thomas, I truly think this could have carried through a complete series of movies based on each book That said you never know the power of the fans , so fingers crossed there may be more Odd Thomas in the future

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