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Along Came a Spider (2001)

 -  Action | Crime | Mystery  -  6 April 2001 (USA)
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A congressman's daughter under Secret Service protection is kidnapped from a private school by an insider who calls Det. Alex Cross, sucking him into the case even though he's recovering from the loss of his partner.

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Detective/psychologist Alex Cross loses his partner in an out of control 'bust.' He stops working and cannot forgive himself. He is drawn back to work reluctantly when a senator's daughter is kidnapped and the kidnapper seems to want to deal with Alex personally. Written by Lindsay

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The game is far from over.


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Rated R for violence and language | See all certifications »

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$60,000,000 (estimated)

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$1,155,221 (Italy) (26 October 2001)

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$1,155,221 (Italy) (26 October 2001)
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Morgan Freeman's second and final appearance as Dr. Alex Cross. Tyler Perry would later take over the role in 2012. See more »

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When Alex enters Jezzie's apartment towards the end of the film, he lowers his gun slightly so it is aimed at the floor. The shadow of him holding the on the wall in the right corner shows the gun held up and aimed in a completely different direction. See more »

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[first lines]
Tracie: Tonight was your first night at the club, wasn't it?
Jim: No. I've been there a few times before.
Tracie: Really? Well, how come I haven't seen you?
Jim: I noticed you the first night I walked in. You always stand out.
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Referenced in The King of Queens: Dougie Nights (2002) See more »

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31 October 2001 | by (Orange County, CA USA) – See all my reviews

"Along Came a Spider", with Freeman leading the way as a super sleuth cop who sets about to solve the kidnapping of a Senator's daughter, is strictly Hollywood formula film-making. The flick follows the rules, lacks in creativity, twists and turns a little in the middle, and provides a modicum of entertainment. With the always good Freeman and the always delicious Potter in the foreground, there's little to fault and little to rave about in this middle-of-the-road thriller.


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