Charlie St. Cloud- -
Accomplished sailor Charlie St. Cloud has the adoration of his mother Claire and his little brother Sam, as well as a college scholarship that will lead him far from his sleepy Pacific Northwest hometown. But his bright future is cut short when a tragedy strikes and takes his dreams with it. After his high-school classmate Tess returns home unexpectedly, Charlie grows torn between honoring a promise he made four years earlier and moving forward with newfound love. And as he finds the courage to let go of the past for good, Charlie discovers the soul most worth saving is his own.
This story is a drama about two brothers. One is killed in a car accident while the other is driving. In keeping with the last promise that he made to his brother, Charlie meets with his younger brotheräó»s ghost every night and plays baseball and other normal activities with him. He promised that he would never leave. He meets a girl who wants him to sail around the world, but this means leaving his brother. In the end, he must make a choice between keeping a promise to his dead little brother, or sailing the world with the love of his life.
The movie only has one incident where Charlie slugs a man for a comment that he made. The movie deals with some heavy topics, like life and death, grief, making tough choices, and keeping promises. It has a strong supernatural element to it and a very violent car crash. The movie deals with some very real life subjects that may not be appropriate for younger viewers. It is a high drama that is rather on the serious side. The story is original and has a dark undertone in the main plot.