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After Morgan Freeman successfully portrayed the character of Detective Alex Cross, a very strange decision was made: Tyler Perry, infamous for his performance as the spunky woman Madea, was set to reboot the franchise and give a more faithful adaptation of the character and James Patterson’s celebrated and best-selling novels.

Earning only 12% positive reviews on Rotten Tomatoes and earning just north of $25 million domestically, one can’t quite say that the Alex Cross reboot was a huge success. However, there is a sequel supposedly already greenlit titled Double Cross, and with the film hitting shelves on February 5th and all the bad buzz that’s coming with it, we just thought we’d be a little more positive about things and give you some reasons to actually be excited to sit back and watch a film that had the actual tagline of: “Don’t ever cross…Alex Cross….”



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