Am Number Four the Movie is an upcoming 2011 American science fiction action thriller film directed by D. J. Caruso, based on the novel of the same name by Pittacus Lore. The film stars Alex Pettyfer, Timothy Olyphant, Teresa Palmer, Dianna Agron, and Callan McAuliffe. The screenplay was adapted by Alfred Gough and Miles Millar.
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The following is a review of the movie “I Am Number Four.” If you have not seen the movie, there are spoilers ahead.
“I Am Number Four” is a science fiction movie released in 2011. It is based on the novel of the same name by Pittacus Lore. The movie stars Alex Pettyfer as John Smith, a young man who is on the run from aliens who want to kill him.
The movie was well-received by critics and audiences alike. It has an 81% fresh rating on Rotten Tomatoes and a 6.7/10 rating on IMDb.
The Plot. John Smith (Alex Pettyfer) is an ordinary teenager living in Ohio. His parents were killed by an alien race called the Mogadorians, and he was forced to go on the run with his protector, Henri (Timothy Olyphant). Now, the Mogadorians have finally tracked John down, and he must use his powers to save himself and his friends.
-Number Four/John Smith: The Protagonist of the story, John is one of the nine aliens sent to Earth as a child to escape the destruction of their home planet, Lorien. John is a Quiet Bird and has the power to create fire and telekinesis.
-Marina: Marina is one of the two Cêpans, or guardians, assigned to protect John on Earth.
-Sarah: Sarah is John’s human love interest and one of the first people he meets when he arrives on Earth.
-Hagan: Hagan is the Mogadorian Commander in charge of hunting down and killing the Lorien survivors on Earth.
The film is set in the town of Paradise, Ohio, and revolves around John Smith, an alien from the planet Lorien. The Loric are a peaceful people who have been forced to flee their home planet after it was invaded by the Mogadorians, a race of vicious aliens bent on destruction. John is one of nine surviving members of his race, and he has been on the run from the Mogadorians for most of his life. When he is forced to move to Paradise, John must try to blend in with the humans and build a new life for himself, all while staying one step ahead of the Mogadorians.
The special effects
The special effects in “I Am Number Four” are some of the best I’ve seen in a movie. They are so realistic that they make you believe that anything is possible. The aliens in the movie are so well done that you will forget that they are not real. The action sequences are so well done that you will be on the edge of your seat.
The action in “Am Number Four” is exciting, but it’s not the only reason to see the movie. The acting is top-notch, and the story is interesting.
The ending of the movie was very different from the book. In the book, the fourth Bogart is killed and Mark and Sarah end up together. In the movie, the fourth Bogart is killed but Mark leaves with Sarah and they don’t end up together.
The music in “I Am Number Four” is a mix of action-oriented tracks and more introspective, atmospheric pieces. The soundtrack features a mix of established artists and up-and-comers, including Mogwai, Best Coast, Broken Social Scene, and howler.
The overall experience
I thoroughly enjoyed “I Am Number Four”. The acting was great, the story was interesting and the action scenes were well done. I would definitely recommend this movie to anyone looking for a good time.
Would we recommend it?
So, would we recommend Am Number Four the movie? While it’s not the best movie out there, it’s still an entertaining watch. The acting is decent, and the story is interesting enough to keep you engaged. If you’re a fan of sci-fi movies, then this is definitely worth a watch. However, if you’re not particularly interested in sci-fi, then you may want to give this one a miss.