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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 hired 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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Don't Ever Cross Alex Cross


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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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Wilhelm scream: approximately 1 hour and 20 minutes into the film during the explosion, after the Butcher (Matthew Fox) shoots a RPG off the subway train. See more »

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Dr. Cross tells Daramus Holiday how the D.A. (District Attorney) will deal with him if he refuses to cooperate. Michigan has County Prosecutors, not District Attorneys. See more »

Quotes

Picasso: Confucius said, "When setting off on a path of revenge, dig two graves."
Alex Cross: That's fine with me as long as you're in one of them.
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Referenced in Movie Friends: Prashant Prabhakar (2013) See more »

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His Eye Is on the Sparrow
Written by Civilla Martin (as C.D. Martin) and Charles Gabriel
Performed by Cincinnati Covenant Family Fellowship Services Choir
Courtesy of World Music Inc.
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Did I Just Hear a Line from Madea?? Sounded like it.
21 October 2012 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This movie was worse than I expected. A lot worse. The blame goes all around. The script is extraordinarily weak. Too much pulling on the heart strings, not enough compelling action. The acting was completely flat, no chemistry. I swear I could hear Tyler channeling Madea at least twice. Feels like Perry and Burns dialed it in. Direction was apathetic. Hand-held camera was noticeably bad, randomly jerking and swinging wildly usually during action scenes. It felt like some weak ass 1980's/90's TV cop show. I somehow felt bad for everyone involved: Perry wanting to be an action hero; Fox trying to make a name for himself by losing 40lbs, etc. Then I thought of a line from Entourage: "It ain't easy making a movie." I heard a sequel is already being planned. Can't be any worse but don't expect me to pay to see it.


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