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The Librarian: Return to King Solomon's Mines (2006)

Librarian-turned-adventurer Flynn Carsen endeavors to find King Solomon's mines.

Director:

Jonathan Frakes

Writers:

Marco Schnabel, David N. Titcher (characters) (as David Titcher)
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Nominated for 2 Primetime Emmys. Another 1 win & 4 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Noah Wyle ... Flynn Carsen
Gabrielle Anwar ... Emily Davenport
Bob Newhart ... Judson
Jane Curtin ... Charlene
Olympia Dukakis ... Margie Carsen
Erick Avari ... General Samir
Hakeem Kae-Kazim ... Jomo
Robert Foxworth ... Uncle Jerry
Zahn McClarnon ... Tommy Yellow Hawk
Lisa Brenner ... Debra
Jonathan Frakes ... Debra's Husband
Peter Butler ... Ahjmed
Tertius Meintjes Tertius Meintjes ... Rogan (as Tertius Meintjies)
Dawie Ackermann Dawie Ackermann ... Arthur Dawson (as David Ackermann)
Mehboob Bawa Mehboob Bawa ... Moroccan Taxi Driver
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Storyline

After retrieving the Crystal Skull in Utah, Flynn Carsen receives a map in the mail with the secret location of King Solomon's Mines. When the scroll is stolen, Judson explains the power of the Key of Solomon's book and assigns Flynn to retrieve the map. The map is useless without the legend piece to decipher it, which is located in Volubilis near the Roman ruins in Morocco. Flynn heads to Casablanca to the ruins where he is chased by a group of mercenaries leaded by General Samir. They too want to find the location of King Solomon's mines. Flynn teams-up with Professor Emily Davenport working in the dig and they escape from General Samir and his men. While traveling to Gedi, they save the local Jomo from death and the trio faces a dangerous journey through the wild Africa. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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New Continent. New Adventure. Still No Clue.


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Official Sites:

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Country:

USA

Language:

English | French | Arabic

Release Date:

3 December 2006 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
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Trivia

This was directed by Jonathan Frakes. As an actor he is perhaps best known as Commander William Riker on "Star Trek The Next Generation". As a director he has been nicknamed "Two Takes Frakes" for the usual number of attempts before he is satisfied with a scene. And now you know how his surname is pronounced. See more »

Goofs

"The Book of Solomon" is supposed to be 3,000 years old, but is shown as a modern book, with Latin text set in some kind of Gothic font from left to right. Bound "books" (codices) were first created by the Romans in the 1st century AD. Leather covered, bound books such as that shown did not come into existence until the 15th century in Europe. And you would of course expect the Book of Solomon to be written in Biblical Hebrew or possibly Biblical Aramaic. See more »

Quotes

Charlene: [to Flynn] Be safe, don't get killed. Save your receipts.
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References King Solomon's Mines (2004) See more »

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Unfortunately, just a sequel
16 October 2006 | by afoley-2See all my reviews

We were excitedly waiting for the release of the sequel to one of our favourite recent films, and managed to rent the DVD on its release in Australia. My family loved it, but I was a little disappointed. It lacked the one-liners of the first film, and much of the charm of the bumbling Flynn had also dissipated. The special effects were OK and there were a few laughs, but nothing of the absurdity which delightfully infected the original. The absence of Sonya Walwag was palpable, and neither Bob Newhart nor Jane Curtin really seemed to get into the film as they did with "Spear". This is not to say it is a bad film, but it does seem to play it a little by the numbers. There is one very obvious reference to a classic film, but nothing like the little teasers scattered through the original.


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