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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 the library, a pursuit taking him to far off lands. Written by trivwhiz

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Intelligence can only get you so far when you have to save the world. See more »


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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 »

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When Flynn and Nicole reach the temple in the jungle, Flynn refers to an astronomical phenomenon that "...circles the galaxy every 26,500 years...". The duration of a galactic year (the time it takes for the solar system and the stars in our vicinity to circle the galactic center once) is approximately 225-250 *million* years. See more »

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Lana: [while pointing a gun at Flynn] It doesn't have to be like this. We're going to rule the world. We can be together.
Nicole Noone: [kicking the gun out of her hand] Get your own geek.
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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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