Odd Thomas Synopsis
A cook (Anton Yelchin) who has paranormal abilities senses doom surrounding a strange loner.
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The Playlist

By Drew Taylor
Odd Thomas is a much better film than it's non-release would suggest. Hopefully one day it'll find it's audience and people will appreciate...
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60

Village Voice

By Pete Vonder Haar
Sommers's script relies on rapid-fire banter between Odd, girlfriend Stormy Llewellyn (Addison Timlin) — yes, that's her real name — and...
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58

The A.V. Club

By Ignatiy Vishnevetsky
Odd Thomas is at its best when it’s presenting — rather than commenting upon or explaining — juxtapositions of the wholesome and the...
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50

New York Observer

By Rex Reed
Odd Thomas has high-speed chases, explosions, narrow escapes and masses of special effects—none special enough, I’m afraid, to save it from...
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50

Variety

By Dennis Harvey
Sommers attempts to glue it all together with a raffish all-in-fun tone (despite some gory moments and unpleasant conceits), but the pic is...
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50

Chicago Sun-Times

By Bruce Ingram
Yelchin is agreeably offbeat and convincingly two-fisted in the role, and Sommers, who’s always had a knack for fast-paced action with a...
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50

Los Angeles Times

By Inkoo Kang
In adapting Dean Koontz's series, Sommers nails the hero but bungles the world-building.
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50

The New York Times

By Jeannette Catsoulis
At once comic, tragic and goofily romantic, and resting too often on Odd’s clarifying narration, this young-adult lark breaches the...
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40

The Dissolve

By Mike D'Angelo
Sommers’ typically hyperactive touch robs the material of most of its charm, placing way too much emphasis on Koontz’s goofy plot, and...
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38

RogerEbert.com

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Odd Thomas becomes a film that's going through the motions with too little character, style, or atmosphere to keep it engaging.
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A big Yes!

By Dcymbr
This movie was actually very good - a lot better than some of the violence/blood/slasher laden/overly complex stuff out there that passes for horror. Odd Thomas (the movie) has heart, humor, tension,...

Great and different.

By chardy7796
Great flick! The ending is a shock and gets you a little... I hope a sequel is in the works......

Pretty True to the Book

By jbradshawiv
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Its a good movie

By emilymcintire80
My family was hooked on this one!...

By bigdan2155
very good movie. must see!!...

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What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says Pause for kids 16 & under Nightmarish imagery, violence abounds in dark-humored tale.
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