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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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... Odd Thomas
Ashley Sommers ... Penny Kalisto
... Odd's Mother
... Harlo Landerson (as Matthew Daniel Page)
Casey Messer ... Pool Mom
Barney Lanning ... Stevie
... Officer Simon Varner
... Officer Bern Eckles
... Chief Wyatt Porter
Carmen Corley ... Levanna
Maisha Diatta ... Nicolina (as Maisha Diata)
... Viola Peabody
... Stormy Llewellyn
... Young Odd (as Jack Justice Brown)
Robin Lanning ... Young Stormy
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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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$27,000,000 (estimated)
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Scenes that included Odd and Stormy's origins were cut from the film. One including young Stormy and her step-father and another including young Odd and his mother. Odd's mother put a gun to his head and is later taken away while cutting paper roses. DJ Shamus and most of Ozzy's scenes were also cut from the film. See more »

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(at around 56 mins) When Odd borrows Rosalia's car, the license plate is 1ITA340. When he leaves Fungus Bob's house after the explosion, the license plate is 2SAI222. See more »

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[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 The Shining (1980) See more »

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Bulls Eye
Written by Lauren Mayhew, Allison Davis, Michael McNamara, Travis Margis, Jordan Baum
Performed by Mayhem and Alli Davis
By arrangement with Cutting Edge Music Services, LLC
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Adorable, Action-Packed and Afflictive! A Wonderful Movie!
26 June 2013 | by See all my reviews

I've read a few of the "Odd Thomas" novels by Dean Koontz, but regrettably I have not kept myself up to date with this series. So, while I have the advantage of knowing the story behind the movie, as compared to those who haven't read the "Odd Thomas" novels, it has been some time since I've read them. With that in mind, I'm not about to go into any detail about whether the movie was faithful to the novel or not.

As far as the movie by itself, I really enjoyed Anton Yelchin's portrayal of Odd Thomas. Having enjoyed his performances in "Charlie Bartlett" and the remake of "Fright Night", I'm glad they chose him for this role.

The relationship between Odd Thomas and Stormy Llewellyn was ... ADORABLE! Seeing Odd in action at the Pico Mundo grill was as entertaining as any circus act. His naiveté around other women was cute.

The action of the movie kept me on the edge of my seat.

The parts of the movie that were meant to bring tears to your eyes, brought tears to mine. That is how involved with the characters I became.

I'm disappointed that the DVD has yet to see an American release. If and/or when it does get released, I encourage all those who are fans of Dean Koontz to purchase it -- vote with your wallet -- as this will put money in Dean's pocket and give you an opportunity to visualize what he has written in his novels on the big screen (your large screen television) as well as increase the probability of "Odd Thomas" sequels being produced in the future.

For me, this movie was well worth the time and I would gladly see it again.


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