MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Down 343 this week

The Librarian: Quest for the Spear (2004)

TV Movie  -   -  Action | Adventure | Comedy  -  5 December 2004 (USA)
6.1
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 6.1/10 from 10,162 users  
Reviews: 109 user | 14 critic

Flynn an over 30 "professional student," is banned from more classes, since he already has 22 degrees. Unexpectedly hired by a mysterious library, he's soon pursuing a stolen artifact from ... See full summary »

Director:

0Check in
0Share...

On Disc

at Amazon

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 29 titles
created 16 Oct 2011
 
a list of 23 titles
created 23 Oct 2011
 
a list of 47 titles
created 12 Nov 2011
 
a list of 44 titles
created 14 Apr 2013
 
a list of 48 titles
created 01 Sep 2013
 

Related Items


Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: The Librarian: Quest for the Spear (TV Movie 2004)

The Librarian: Quest for the Spear (TV Movie 2004) on IMDb 6.1/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of The Librarian: Quest for the Spear.

User Polls

7 nominations. See more awards »
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Action | Adventure | Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  

Librarian-turned-adventurer Flynn Carsen endeavors to find King Solomon's mines.

Director: Jonathan Frakes
Stars: Noah Wyle, Gabrielle Anwar, Bob Newhart
Action | Adventure | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

After retrieving the philosopher's stone at an auction but losing his girlfriend, The Librarian Flynn Carsen has a breakdown. Charlene and Judson ask him to spend some time on vacation. ... See full summary »

Director: Jonathan Frakes
Stars: Noah Wyle, Bruce Davison, Stana Katic
The Librarian (Video 2006)
Short | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  

A lonely Librarian becomes entangled in a deadly game of cat and mouse with two professional killers on Valentine's Day.

Director: Matthew James
Stars: John Dobradenka, Mark Hackmann, Lorianna Henry
The Librarians (TV Series 2007)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

What happens when you put a Catholic bigot with a panic disorder in charge of a library?

Stars: Robyn Butler, Roz Hammond, Heidi Arena
Action | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.9/10 X  

A merc team called "The Librarians" is hired to find the missing granddaughter of one of their closest friends, and they'll have to go against a ruthless Miami mobster to get her.

Director: Mike Kirton
Stars: William Forsythe, Erika Eleniak, Andrew Divoff
King Solomon's Mines (TV Movie 2004)
Action | Adventure | Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  

An adventurous quest for a treasure hidden in King Solomon's mines, based on H. Rider Haggard's timeless tale.

Director: Steve Boyum
Stars: Patrick Swayze, Alison Doody, Roy Marsden
The Librarians (TV Series 2014)
Adventure

A group of librarians set off on adventures in an effort to save mysterious, ancient artifacts.

Stars: John Larroquette, Rebecca Romijn, Christian Kane
The Librarian (2014)
Drama

A librarian facing a mid-life crisis travels to Costa Rica.

Director: Juan Feldman
Stars: Marcia Gay Harden, Óscar Jaenada, Jenna Ortega
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
...
...
...
...
...
...
...
...
...
Mario Iván Martínez ...
Professor Harris (as Mario Ivan Martinez)
...
Head Monk
...
Student #1
José Montini ...
Janitor
Jessica Moreno ...
Mauricio Llera ...
Sweater Guy
Edit

Storyline

Flynn an over 30 "professional student," is banned from more classes, since he already has 22 degrees. Unexpectedly hired by a mysterious library, he's soon pursuing a stolen artifact from the library, a pursuit taking him to far off lands. Written by trivwhiz

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Taglines:

He didn't want to be a hero. He only wanted a job. See more »


Certificate:

Not Rated | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

 »
Edit

Details

Official Sites:

Country:

|

Release Date:

5 December 2004 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

The Librarian  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

| (extended)

Sound Mix:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

The Artifacts in the Library are, Tesla's Death Ray, The Holy Grail, Little Boy(Atomic bomb), The Ark of the Covenant, The Golden Fleece, King Midas, Excalibur, The Goose that laid the golden egg, Pandora's Box, Real Mona Lisa (Copy in Louvre), A Unicorn, Rocketeer's Jetpack, Ali Baba's Flying Carpet, and the Spear Longinus (Spear of Destiny). See more »

Goofs

While camping out in the Amazon basin, Flynn points out several constellations including Cassiopeia. Cassiopeia is too far north to be visible in most of the Amazon and, even if they had been far enough north, would be too close to the horizon to see in the jungle. See more »

Quotes

Nicole Noone: You only live once.
Flynn Carsen: Unless you believe in Buddhism or Sikhism...
Nicole Noone: I hate you so much.
See more »

Connections

Spoofs Kill Bill: Vol. 2 (2004) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

See more (Spoiler Alert!) »

User Reviews

Good, light-hearted movie
5 December 2004 | by See all my reviews

The Librarian: Quest for the Spear is a film that doesn't take itself too seriously. Though having a few minor errors in the proper names in legends, and having a protagonist that knows more and can put things together better than anyone ever really could, this movie is a very entertaining look at a work where every legend and fantasical story is completely true.

The basic concept is that Flynn Carsen (Noah Wyle) is a 30 something professional student with upwards of 27 advanced degrees. After his Egyptology professor graduates him early to force him into getting out of school and into the real world, he gets a job as the Librarian for the Metopolitan Public Library. Immediately after his interview he finds out that the Library that he is to be in charge of contains such wonderous treasures as the Ark of the Covenant, Pandora's Box, and the Golden Goose, as well as a fragment of the Spear of Destiny. Shortly after starting his new job the fragment is stolen by the nefarious Serpent Brotherhood. Flynn is sent to recover all of the pieces of the Spear with the help of Nicole No one.

While fairly predictable in resolution, this film offers light hearted romp though an interesting view on a more or less obscure legendary artifact.


41 of 54 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
How DARE anyone compare this crap with Indiana Jones?? vividDreams
language of the birds nozwdkid911
Anyone know where I can watch this online? littleoddball
Cant believe this MickMolenaar
Any one who loved this movie have recommendations? brendan5
Is this worth watching? BabyGooshZarn

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?