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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 »

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When Alex cross talks with Daramus Holiday, Giancarlo's jacket collar is alternately up/down between shots. See more »

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Thomas Kane: You aren't in the game. The game is in you.
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Good, but still way below Morgan Freeman standards.
3 November 2012 | by (Baton Rouge, La) – See all my reviews

I just got through seeing Alex Cross. It was a good enough movie to pay the $5.75 matinée price. The movie had decent action scenes, which is totally out of the norm for Tyler Perry, that kept me entertained. The acting in this movie was pretty good and Tyler Perry himself did do a pretty good job with his part especially being that this is his first action roll. But with all that being said I still can see why Morgan Freeman turned the roll down. This movie was kind of predictable. I was telling my wife what was going to happen in the movie and I hadn't seen this movie before hand, done any research on this movie nor have I heard anyone talking about pieces of the movie. Now I've seen some of Tyler Perry's movies and those ones I have seen is what keeps me from watching his other movies, but this one, although he didn't make this one, is better than anything else he played in. Except Why Did I Get Married. So If you're not doing anything on a Sunday afternoon and want to see a little action and a little suspense it's O.K. to go and see this one.


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