The 2011 sci-fi action thriller “I Am Number Four” from DreamWorks was directed by D.J. Caruso with the screenplay written by Alfred Gough, Miles Millar and Marti Noxon, based on a young adult novel with the same name written by Jobie Hughes and James Frey under the pen name by Pittacus Lore. Starring: Teresa Palmer, Dianna Agron, Timothy Olyphant, Alex Pettyfer, Kevin Durand, Callan McAuliffe, Jake Abel, Judith Hoag, Beau Mirchoff, Emily Wickersham, Brian Howe, Monica Ciszczon, Tucker Albrizzi ,Cody Johns and Patrick Sebes.
John Smith (Alex Pettyfer) looks and speaks like any other teenager, but he is very different: his planet was been destroyed and he alone with eight others barely escaping with their lives. Now those who destroyed his planet are searching for them and one by one they have succeeded in killing the first three: John is Number Four on their list. John lives has managed to survive by living as a fugitive, moving from one place to next, blending in to avoid detection with the help of his guardian Henri (Timothy Olyphant).
After settling into a small town in Ohio, John once again becomes the new, quiet kid in school with very little to say about his past. This behavior has kept most people from trying to get close to him, and because he doesn’t know who he can trust he remains a loner. But this time, something is different; now much to his surprise Sarah (DiannaAgron) has noticed him and wants to get to know him. He doesn’t know how to react to her attention because he knows that the ruthless killers who have been sent to find him could appear at any moment and he is also surprised by the fact his powers are increasing.
John spends time with Sarah and finds that they have a lot in common. She opens her world to him and he see that running away from his situation is not the solution. When Henri reveals to John that he is next on the list to be killed he decides to stand and fight, even though he knows the risks and what will happen if he fails to destroy his enemy.
But John soon discovers that he is not alone when Number Six (Theresa Palmer) appears and joins in the battle. Powered by his strong emotions for Sarah and his determination to live on, together these three take on the forces that in pursuit to win the freedom for themselves and the others who remain alive.