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Charlie St. Cloud (2010)

PG-13 | | Drama, Fantasy, Romance | 30 July 2010 (USA)
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Charlie's brother, Sam, dies in a car crash that Charlie survives. Charlie is given the gift of seeing his dead brother and others who he has lost such as his friend who died in the military, but when the girl he falls in love with's life is at risk, he must choose between his girlfriend and his brother.

Director:

Burr Steers

Writers:

Craig Pearce (screenplay), Lewis Colick (screenplay) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Zac Efron ... Charlie St. Cloud
Charlie Tahan ... Sam St. Cloud
Amanda Crew ... Tess Carroll
Augustus Prew ... Alistair Woolley
Donal Logue ... Tink Weatherbee
Kim Basinger ... Claire St. Cloud
Ray Liotta ... Florio Ferrente
Dave Franco ... Sully
Matt Ward ... Connors
Miles Chalmers ... Latham
Jesse Wheeler Jesse Wheeler ... Greene Student
Desiree Zurowski ... Carla Ferrente
Adrian Hough ... Ben Carroll
Jill Teed ... Grace Carroll
Valerie Tian ... Girl in Toy Store
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Storyline

Charlie St. Cloud is a young man overcome by grief at the death of his younger brother, Sam - so much so that he takes a job as caretaker of the cemetery in which his brother is buried. Charlie has a special lasting bond with his brother though, as he can see him, meeting up with Sam each night to play catch and talk. When a girl comes into Charlie's life, he must choose between keeping the promise he made to Sam or going after the girl he loves. Written by CBlodg / edited by statmanjeff

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

Life is for living

Genres:

Drama | Fantasy | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for language including some sexual references, an intense accident scene and some sensuality | See all certifications »

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Trivia

Zac Efron dropped out of his role in Footloose (2011) and signed on to play Charlie St. Cloud shortly thereafter. He confirmed his involvement while attending the 2009 Kid's Choice Awards. See more »

Goofs

The burn marks on Charlie's chest would not happen unless there was a flammable substance on his chest when he was defibrillated (and if this was the case you would have seen flames after defibrillation in the ambulance scene). Regular defibrillation does not leave any marks or scars. See more »

Quotes

Connors: [offering a drink] Come on, St. Cloud, don't be a woman. Have another. It's not like there's a big demand for you as a designated driver, so take the drink that...
[Charlie throws him against the bar]
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Connections

Referenced in Zac Efron, Leading Man (2010) See more »

Soundtracks

Baby Rhys Blues
Written by Nick South, Padraic McKinley, Michael Simkin
Performed by The McKinley South Experience featuring Mick Simkins
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I kiiiinda liked it.......
30 July 2010 | by earleywinejamieSee all my reviews

I went to this movie with my girlfriend, not JUSTTTT because she wanted to, but because I was also interested in seeing this sad tale. The previews looked good and I'm not a guy who's afraid to watch some "sappy" love/drama film. I give props to Zac Efron because that dude can really act (and cry). He has the ability to make the audience feel the pain and hardships he is going through in his own life and he is very good at toning down some of the cheesy screenplay with his own experience as a well-achieved and believable actor. The kid who played his brother Sam was also GREAT for being cast at such a young age. They had a realistic bond and it perfectly personified the true relationship of any brotherly comradeship. Girls, if your looking for a sad/happy ending, zac efrons shirtless body, and a movie that will make your eyes tear up then this is the movie for you.


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Official Sites:

Official site | Official site [Spain] | See more »

Country:

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Language:

English

Release Date:

30 July 2010 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Death and Life of Charlie St. Cloud See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$44,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$12,381,585, 1 August 2010

Gross USA:

$31,162,545

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$48,190,704
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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

SDDS | DTS | Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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