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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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Stephen Sommers

Writers:

Stephen Sommers (screenplay by), Dean R. Koontz (based on the novel "Odd Thomas" by)
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Director: Stephen Sommers
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Anton Yelchin ... Odd Thomas
Ashley Sommers Ashley Sommers ... Penny Kalisto
Leonor Varela ... Odd's Mother
Matthew Page ... Harlo Landerson (as Matthew Daniel Page)
Casey Messer ... Pool Mom
Barney Lanning Barney Lanning ... Stevie
Nico Tortorella ... Officer Simon Varner
Kyle McKeever ... Officer Bern Eckles
Willem Dafoe ... Chief Wyatt Porter
Carmen Corley Carmen Corley ... Levanna
Maisha Diatta Maisha Diatta ... Nicolina (as Maisha Diata)
Gugu Mbatha-Raw ... Viola Peabody
Addison Timlin ... Stormy Llewellyn
Jack Justice ... Young Odd (as Jack Justice Brown)
Robin Lanning Robin Lanning ... Young Stormy
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Storyline

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.


Certificate:

PG-13 | See all certifications »

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Official Sites:

Official site [Japan]

Country:

USA | UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

28 February 2014 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Cudni Thomas See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$27,000,000 (estimated)

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$1,149,267
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Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Lily Collins, Emma Roberts, Kat Dennings and Portia Doubleday were considered for the role of Stormy Llewellyn. Collins was the front-runner but dropped out in favor of Mirror Mirror (2012). See more »

Goofs

When Stormy enters the diner, she opens the door twice. See more »

Quotes

[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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Connections

References Invasion U.S.A. (1985) See more »

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Slow Wave
Written by Pet Lions
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MUCH better than I expected!
28 June 2013 | by minerva1961See 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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