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The Librarian: Quest for the Spear (2004)

TV Movie  -   -  Action | Adventure | Comedy  -  5 December 2004 (USA)
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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 »

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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

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In the jungle when Flynn reads Nicole's (played by Sonya Walger) personality, he says among other things that her father is Argentinian but that she never learned Spanish. Sonya Walger's Father is actually Argentinian however contrary to the film she is fluent in Spanish. See more »

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In the "scale model" of the Great Pyramid at the beginning of the movie, the walls are covered with hieroglyphics. There are no carvings on the walls in the Great Pyramid. See more »

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Flynn Carsen: [about to go on his epic quest to save the world] The fate of the world is in my hands? That's so... sad.
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Spoofs Kill Bill: Vol. 2 (2004) See more »

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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.


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