I Am Number 4

I Am Number Four is a thrilling Science Fiction story. Directed by D.J. Caruso and produced by Michael Bay; I Am Number Four action around every corner. The movie follows John Smith (Alex Pettyfer, Beastley); a fifteen year old alien from planet Lorien. He was sent to earth with as a child with eight other children from his planet. They were trying to escape an evil race of aliens known as the Mogadorians who destroyed their home planet. John lives with his guardian Henri (Timothy Olyphant, T.V.’s Justified). Three of the nine children from Lorien have already been murdered. The Mogadorians are now after John. He is number four.

After number three had been murdered Henri takes John and moves them from Florida to Paradise, Ohio. There he meets an unlikely friend in Sam (Callan McAuliffe). He also meets Sarah (Dianna Agron, T.V.’s Glee) who he falls in love with. John realizes that due to his extraterrestrial origin he has super powers. These powers include super human strength, agility and speed. He has developed telekinesis and resistance to fire and heat. He can also produce light from his hands. Finally the Mogadorians catch up with John and they intend to kill intend to kill him. Out of nowhere Number Six (Teresa Palmer, The Sorcerer’s Apprentice) shows up to help out John.

The movie has tons of action. The acting and directing are both solid. The movie has great special effects. The Blu-Ray on the other hand only contains a few special features. These features include Bloopers, Deleted Scenes and a feature entitled “Becoming Number Six”. It does not contain any commentary. The movie is really good but the Blu-Ray is lacking. I strong recommend that everyone at least rent this movie.