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The Librarian: Quest for the Spear (2004)

Not Rated | | Action, Adventure, Comedy | TV Movie 5 December 2004
A bookworm becomes the librarian. Same night a magical spear gets stolen and he's off to get some real life experience around the globe on his quest for the spear - starting with being thrown off a plane over Amazonas by his cute helper.

Director:

Peter Winther

Writer:

David N. Titcher (as David Titcher)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Noah Wyle ... Flynn Carsen
Sonya Walger ... Nicole Noone
Bob Newhart ... Judson
Kyle MacLachlan ... Edward Wilde
Kelly Hu ... Lana
David Dayan Fisher ... Rhodes
Jane Curtin ... Charlene
Olympia Dukakis ... Margie Carsen
Lisa Brenner ... Debra
Mario Iván Martínez ... Professor Harris (as Mario Ivan Martinez)
Clyde Kusatsu ... Head Monk
Alejandra Gollas ... Student #1
José Montini José Montini ... Janitor
Jessica Moreno ... Jill
Mauricio Llera ... Sweater Guy
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Storyline

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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Taglines:

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


Certificate:

TV-PG | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

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Details

Official Sites:

TNT [United States]

Country:

USA | Germany

Release Date:

5 December 2004 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Librarian See more »

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

| (extended)

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
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Trivia

When Flynn and Nicole are walking through the Amazon Jungle, Flynn says something to Nicole, to which she replies "Be still my heart". ER: Be Still My Heart (2000) was the ER episode (season 6 episode 13) where the character played by Noah Wyle (who plays Flynn in the Librarian) is stabbed and almost dies. See more »

Goofs

In Shangri-La, Edward jacks the action of his handgun three separate times without ever firing it. Loading a round into the chamber once would have been the most needed. See more »

Quotes

[after being told that he has to fly a helicopter with no prior experience]
Flynn Carsen: The main principles are lift and thrust...
[fiddles with controls]
Flynn Carsen: Easy as pie.
[helicopter starts malfunctioning and flying erratically]
Flynn Carsen: Horrible! Horrible! High-velocity pie of death!
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Connections

References Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade (1989) See more »

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Good Fun!
19 March 2006 | by kat-310See all my reviews

This movie is light-hearted and fun. Shows that even intellectuals can be adventurous, and good guys can win. The historical and mythical artifacts were terrific, and their basic premise sheer inspiration. The various locations around the world added an interesting element with exotic lands and beautiful scenery. Also, the existing and developing relationships were handled in a believable fashion. Great work by the main character, who is versatile, entertaining and talented. Also appreciated the "side-kick" who had many skills and provided some counterpoint to the bad guys. Would love to see a sequel with the same characters, maybe picking up where this one left off.


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