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Alex Cross (2012)

PG-13  |   |  Action, Crime, Mystery  |  19 October 2012 (USA)
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A homicide detective is pushed to the brink of his moral and physical limits as he tangles with a ferociously skilled serial killer who specializes in torture and pain.

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Dr. Alex Cross is on his last police duty to track down an assassin called Picasso, who's been torturing and killing rich businessmen in Detroit. Soon when the mission gets personal, Cross is pushed to the edge of his moral and psychological limits to end this once and for all. Written by Immanuel Ambhara

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Rated PG-13 for violence including disturbing images, sexual content, language, drug references, and nudity | See all certifications »

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$35,000,000 (estimated)

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$11,396,768 (USA) (19 October 2012)

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$25,863,915 (USA) (28 December 2012)
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The screenplay was originally based on the James Patterson novel CROSS. For marketing purposes, the film title was changed to that of another Patterson novel, "I, Alex Cross". The screenplay, however, is a very loose adaptation, based on CROSS; similarities between book and screenplay are few. See more »

Goofs

When Detective Monica Ashe is first giving details about Fan Yau Lee to Detectives Thomas Kane and Alex Cross just after Fan Yau Lee's murder she says that Fan Yau Lee received an MBA from a university in Shanghai and was then awarded a "Rhodes Scholarship". Rhodes Scholarships are awarded to deserving individuals from fourteen specified geographic constituencies. Mostly, these geographic constituencies are, present or former commonwealth countries of the United Kingdom. China, the country where the city of Shanghai is located, though is NOT one of them. See more »

Quotes

Alex Cross: Are you having fun?
Picasso: [laughs] Fun. Am I having fun? Yes. Yes, I suppose I am. But I think you'd find my hobby boring.
Alex Cross: So your hobby is inflicting pain?
Picasso: Oh, no, no. That's... that's not just a hobby. Inflicting pain is a crucial part of my true calling.
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Do not see this movie unless you want to have fun picking out everything that is wrong with it.
8 February 2013 | by (Winnipeg) – See all my reviews

This movie is laughably bad. The only saving grace in its favour is the ability to add it to the pantheon of movies that are so bad they are good. Only, it takes itself far too seriously, and think it's far too good, to be worthy of an addition to that list. The movie is nonsense in every way. Without spoiling anything, I will sum up how ludicrous the movie is with one comment (and this kind of stuff runs throughout the movie): we are supposed to believe that a pudgy Tyler Perry can beat a super cut, super bad-ass Matthew Fox in a fight, when at the beginning of the movie Matthew Fox destroys a seasoned MMA fighter. As Dr. Evil would say: Rrrrrrright. Tyler Perry, by the way, is a horrendously bad actor. I cannot believe they were talking sequel before this movie came out. I also can't believe that the author of the books about Alex Cross was actually touting this movie. If I had written this character, and this trash came out, I could not distance myself more from this movie. I'd be like Alan Moore, and not allow my name anywhere on this crap.


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