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The Librarian: Quest for the Spear (2004)

Not Rated | | Action, Adventure, Comedy | TV Movie 5 December 2004
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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He didn't want to be a hero. He only wanted a job. 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, the real Mona Lisa (a copy is in the Louvre), a Unicorn, the Rocketeer's Jetpack, Ali Baba's Flying Carpet, and the Spear of Longinus (Spear of Destiny). See more »

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When Flynn falls through the bridge, and the camera pans out, you can see the same pieces of the bridge fall more than once (look at the farthest right piece fall - it falls about 3 times). See more »

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Flynn Carsen: Oh, this can't be right.
Edward Wilde: What?
Flynn Carsen: Well, according to this, it can only be opened in the name of God.
Edward Wilde: So?
Flynn Carsen: So the name of God is only the biggest secret in the *world*!
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References Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade (1989) See more »

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A Nice Start...
10 December 2004 | by (Chicago, Illinois) – See all my reviews

I like this movie because it shows the rewards of both study and hard work. I like it because Flynn is genuinely nice and naive, while still an able hero. I like his sidekick/enforcer, Nicole No one (There is a "trust No one" line, of course), played with aplomb by Sonya Walger. And of course, there is no way anyone can miss a movie where Bob Newhart sports a Marine Tattoo on his chest and engages in martial arts fighting!

This is a move that the family can watch with no worries at all. The pilot had a lot of setup work to do, but it got it done, so the next movie, or hopefully the weekly series, will be less hokey in the setup. Here's hoping for a series.


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