I Am Number Four is a 2011 American teen action science fiction film, directed by D. J. Caruso, starring Alex Pettyfer, Timothy Olyphant, Teresa Palmer, Dianna Agron and Callan McAuliffe. The screenplay by Alfred Gough, Miles Millar and Marti Noxon is based on the novel I Am Number Four by Jobie Hughes and James Frey writing under the combined pseudonym of Pittacus Lore.
- John: [reaching for the book] What's this?
- Sarah: Umm... That is kind of private, actually.
- John: It's amazing!
- Sarah: Okay, that's enough.
- John: [flipping through book] What, you're allowed to look at everyone else-take our pictures- and we're not allowed see you?
- John: Seems like you want to run away.
- Sarah: Just be happy when I can get out of here.
- John: I don't know - been to alot of places...
- Sarah: You don't have to give me that "there's no place like home" speech, I've heard it.
- John: No, No - You can go wherever you want. See whatever you want to, but, um... a place is only as good as the people you know in it. I... I think this is a pretty good place.
- Sam: My entire childhood has been an episode of X-files. You know what's it's like to feel something so strong, and everyday you keep telling yourself your Dad's gonna come back and take you away from this shithole? And that everything that we believed in was true, and that we're not crazy. Please.
[after Mark James has introduced himself to John, and hassled Sam. John hands Sam his skateboard, which has skidded across the floor]
- Sam: Thanks. Gotta love the classics: Homecoming king vs. the science nerd. Just get better with time, don't they?
- John: Listen, Mark is...
- Sam: Soon to be irrelevant. He's in the third year of the best four years of his life.
[opens John's locker for him, which John has been struggling to do, then walks away]
- Sam: [after Sarah watches him kill a Mogadorian in cold blood] I play a lot of Xbox.
- John: You have no idea of what's I'm capable of.
- John: [trying to convince Henri to allow him to keep a dog] Come on! Another pair of eyes and ears wathing the house? I'm going to need somebody to talk to.
- Henri: Talk to me... yeah, keep the dog.
- Alex Pettyfer as John Smith/Number 4/Daniel Jones
- Timothy Olyphant as Henri
- Teresa Palmer as Number 6
- Dianna Agron as Sarah Hart
- Callan McAuliffe as Sam Goode
- Kevin Durand as Mogadorian Commander
- Jake Abel as Mark James
- Jeff Hochendoner as Sheriff James
- Greg Townley as Number 3
- Reuben Langdon as Number 3's Guardian
- Judith Hoag as Sarah's Mom
- Brian Howe as Frank
- Charles Carroll as Sam's Stepdad
- Ken Beck as Jackson
- Tucker Albrizzi as Tuck
- Emily Wickersham as Nicole
- Patrick Sebes as Kevin
- Andy Owen as Bret
- L. Derek Leonidoff as Mr. Berhmann
- Garrett M. Brown as Mr. Simms
- Megan Follows as Supermarket Cashier
- Sabrina de Matteo as Physics Teacher
- Cooper Thornton as Sarah's Dad
- Jack Walz as Sarah's Brother
- Bill Laing as Demented Farmer
- Cody Johns as Kern