Odd Thomas
Odd Thomas (2014)

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… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: February 28, 2014
DVD Release Date: March 24, 2014
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34%
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User Score
65%



Critic Score: 34% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: Anton Yelchin is the right man for the title role, but Odd Thomas suffers from a jumbled tone.

Bruce Ingram
Chicago Sun-Times

Yep, he's an odd one all right. You're likely to get tired of hearing about it pretty quick, though.

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Brian Tallerico
RogerEbert.com

They've given this once-promising character a fate similar to death-a pretty bad movie.

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Jared Mobarak
The Film Stage

I've never read a Koontz novel, but I don't think his target audience is pre-teens. Sadly, I'm not sure anyone much older would find the [film] to be more than novelty.

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Cary Darling
Fort Worth Star-Telegram/DFW.com

Odd Thomas is an engagingly lightweight and occasionally visually inventive film that should appeal to Koontz fans and anyone else open to his whimsical approach to horror.

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Jeannette Catsoulis
New York Times

At once comic, tragic and goofily romantic, and resting too often on Odd's clarifying narration, this young-adult lark breaches the nonsense barrier with some regularity.

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David Nusair
Reel Film Reviews

...easily stands as Sommers' most accomplished work to date.

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Tirdad Derakhshani
Philadelphia Inquirer

An endearing, witty romantic dramedy-slash-supernatural-thriller about a small desert town in California beset by demonic apparitions and a satanic cabal of deranged would-be mass murderers.

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Rex Reed
New York Observer

Odd Thomas has high-speed chases, explosions, narrow escapes and masses of special effects-none special enough, I'm afraid, to save it from mediocrity.

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Brian Costello
Common Sense Media

Nightmarish imagery, violence abounds in dark-humored tale.

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Flixster Audience Score: 65% Flixster User Reviews
Kevin M. Williams
Seeming very nearly like the setup piece for a imminent TV series, this film creatively introduces a hero who uses his supernatural gifts to fight crime, which… More
Gimly M.
A very lighthearted approach to some very grim subject matter. But it works.
Spencer S.
Quirky indie adaptations are becoming a new trend in filmmaking. While it traditionally costs a lot of money to adapt a book, television show, graphic novel, or… More
Dann Michalski
From Stephen Sommers comes the supernatural action film Odd Thomas. Based on a Dean Koontz novel, a short-order cook named Odd, who has the ability to see the… More
Christian C
Fun, mildly exciting and surprisingly moving for a film that seems like it would be half-baked. It's certainly fun to watch and worthwhile. Nice CGI… More
Shawn Montague
Decent effects and story, the ending got me a little teary eyed but i still felt disapointed with the film.