I Am Number Four
I Am Number Four (2011)

Three are dead. He is Number Four. D.J. Caruso ("Eagle Eye," "Disturbia") helms an action-packed thriller about an extraordinary young man, John Smith (Alex Pettyfer), who is a fugitive on the run from ruthless enemies… More

Rated: PG-13
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Release Date: May 24, 2011
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33%
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58%



Critic Score: 33% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: It's positioned as the start of a franchise, but I Am Number Four's familiar plot and unconvincing performances add up to one noisy, derivative, and ultimately forgettable sci-fi thriller.

Sean O'Connell
Washington Post

The young "Four" cast appears to have been plucked from an Abercrombie & Fitch catalogue - which isn't an issue until you realize that the characters they're playing are about as thin as the pages in that Gen-Y fashion Bible.

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Amy Biancolli
Houston Chronicle

Granted, I Am NumberFour is a little better and makes loads more sense than Eagle Eye, Caruso's most recent vehicle for comely young actors in peril. But neither one has the sass and pluck of Disturbia. Watch that instead.

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Amy Curtis
We Got This Covered

Though geared towards a young adult audience, I Am Number Four entertains with sleek special effects, scary aliens, and superhero action.

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Tom Huddleston
Time Out

The door is left wide open for a sequel, but it's hard to imagine there'll be much call for it.

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Stephen Whitty
Newark Star-Ledger

Pettyfer - a child actor turned model turned self-satisfied hunk - isn't much except blond hair and good cheekbones as our hero.

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John Hanlon
Big Hollywood

A solid but unspectacular story that is aided geatly by its four likeable leads.

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Lisa Schwarzbaum
Entertainment Weekly

The sci-fi-teen romance I Am Number Four is witless, insultingly derivative, muddy-looking, and edited in the hammering epileptic style that marks so many films produced, as this one is, by Michael Bay.

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Laremy Legel
Film.com

Perhaps February's recent history as a movie "dumping ground" has me feeling overly generous, but "I Am Number Four" was an enjoyable romp.

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Felix Vasquez Jr.
Cinema Crazed

I really hope a sequel comes along to answer our questions and close up some loose threads.

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Flixster Audience Score: 58% Flixster User Reviews
John Manard
A watchable sci fi story with TV teen style acting. Really i could have seen this being on the little screen be it either Disney or CW or something or other.… More
Christian C
Somewhat interesting plot that could have been more fun than it actually was. Then again, I could look at Pettyfer and drool for hours on end. Good movie?… More
Anthony Lawrie
As painful to the ears as it is to the eyes. I am number 4 has the worst dialogue I've heard in a long time. Teenage Alien with angst meets human teenagers… More
Luke Baldock
I was very pleasantly surprised by this film. In this day and age, everything is trying to be the new teen driving force of fantasy fiction. Usually focussing… More
Jens S.
Decent Sci-Fi young adult adaption that falls short in the world-building aspect. The special effects are great, especially during the spectacular showdown, but… More
Dean !
A decent sci-fi/action flick. It has some cool fights, odd creatures, good SFX and a cool cast. Perfect blockbuster material, not that deep story wise but… More

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