The movie “I Am Number Four” is a science fiction action film released in 2011. It is based on the young adult novel of the same name by Pittacus Lore (pseudonym for authors James Frey and Jobie Hughes). The film follows the story of a teenage alien named Number Four, played by Alex Pettyfer, who is one of nine humanoid aliens from the planet Lorien. These aliens, known as the Garde, escaped to Earth after their planet was invaded and destroyed by a hostile race called the Mogadorians.
Number Four, also known as John Smith, is being hunted by the Mogadorians, who seek to eliminate the remaining Garde members. To survive, John must conceal his true identity and constantly move from place to place. The film focuses on John’s life in a small town as he attends high school and develops relationships, including a romantic connection with a girl named Sarah, played by Dianna Agron. As the Mogadorians close in on him, John discovers his unique abilities and realizes he must embrace his destiny as a protector of the Garde.
“I Am Number Four” combines elements of science fiction, action, and romance, highlighting the protagonist’s struggle to balance his ordinary teenage life with his extraordinary abilities and the constant threat looming over him.