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The Librarian: The Curse of the Judas Chalice (2008)

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After retrieving the philosopher's stone at an auction but losing his girlfriend, The Librarian Flynn Carsen has a breakdown. Charlene and Judson ask him to spend some time on vacation. ... See full summary »

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Jonathan Frakes

Writers:

Marco Schnabel, David N. Titcher (based on characters created by) (as David Titcher)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Noah Wyle ... Flynn Carsen
Bruce Davison ... Professor Lazlo / Vlad
Stana Katic ... Simone Renoir
Bob Newhart ... Judson
Jane Curtin ... Charlene
Dikran Tulaine ... Sergei Kubichek
Jason Douglas ... Ivan
Beth Burvant Beth Burvant ... Katie
Joe Knezevich ... Mason
David Born ... Auctioneer
Joe Ross Joe Ross ... Mr. Percy
John Curran ... Clerk
Connor Hill ... Young Judson (as Conner Hill)
Aimée Spring Fortier ... Student #1 (as Aimee Spring Fortier)
Todd Voltz ... Student #2
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After retrieving the philosopher's stone at an auction but losing his girlfriend, The Librarian Flynn Carsen has a breakdown. Charlene and Judson ask him to spend some time on vacation. Flynn travels to New Orleans and he has a crush on a French singer (Simone Renoir). However he discloses that she is the guardian of a key to access the Judas Chalice that is capable to resurrect vampires. Meanwhile the former Russian Minister of Defense Sergei Kubichek is seeking the chalice to revive Vlad the vampire with the support of Professor Lazlo. Also to raise an army of undead to bring Russia back to the top of the world. When Simone reveals that she is a vampire, Flynn question whether she is not using him to reach the chalice and increase her power. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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Official Sites:

TNT

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

7 December 2008 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Librarian: Curse of the Judas Chalice See more »

Filming Locations:

Baton Rouge, Louisiana, USA See more »

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Electric Entertainment See more »
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Dolby Digital

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Color

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1.78 : 1
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Trivia

A plesiosaur can be seen swimming in the pool in the last shot of the library floor. In a later episode of the follow-on series, Jenkins mentions that the largest animal they have in the library is Nessie, a.k.a. the Loch Ness Monster. Nessie believers have speculated that the monster might actually be a plesiosaur. See more »

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When Flynn is explaining Jean Lafitte to Simone, he says, "we must be near the Betararia swamp". The correct pronunciation is Barataria swamp. Flynn, as a philosopher with his vast knowledge, would have known the correct pronunciation of the word simply from the spelling of it. See more »

Quotes

Flynn Carsen: [after nearly being beheaded] Trip wire. Would you survive that?
Simone Renoir: 'Ead cut off, as bad as sunlight. I go poof!
Flynn Carsen: Stake through the heart?
Simone Renoir: Only wood from an aspen tree will work.
[realizing the implication of his question]
Simone Renoir: Hey!
Flynn Carsen: Just asking.
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References Dracula 2000 (2000) See more »

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Third part of the ¨Librarian trilogy ¨ with the likable Noah Wyle and set in New Orleans
23 March 2009 | by ma-cortesSee all my reviews

This third installment in the popular ¨The Librarian¨ franchise (1ª: Quest of the spear-2004- by Peter Winther and 2ª: Return to King Salomon's mines-2006- by Jonathan Frakes) starts with our intimate friend Flynn Carsen (Noah Wyle), he must encounter the ancient Judas chalice , a silver cup obtained by Judas Iscariote with the thirty coins after selling Jesuschrist . Meanwhile , Flynn is having problems , he just doesn't time for his life and relationship . Watching his young protégé is starting to burn out , Judson (Bob Newhart) gives Carsen some well deserved holidays . He goes to Bayou New Orleans , the Big easy , he enters a night club where sees a wonderful singer named Simone Renoir (Stana Katic). She identifies as Librarian and asks him for his help . An old scroll once belonging to Vlad Dracul -the famous and four hundred years old vampire- has been robbed from a museum by a Russian band commanded by an ex KGB agent and is rumored that the Judas chalice has the power to bring Prince of Romania back to life . The incredible adventures led them to a vessel where find the remains of the notorious pirate Jean Lafitte .

The mild-mannered as well as bungler Flynn Carsen strikes again with new adventures set on exotic places . The intrepid adventurer/librarian/explorer , though quite botcher gets his aims after several risks , dangers and uncountable adventures . Flyn is assigned various missions around the world and recover priceless objects guarded into the Metropolitan Library of New York where are the ark of Noe , the fountain of youth , Excalibur or Arturo's blade... Along with Noah Wyle appear the usual secondaries , as a deadpan Bob Newhart , Jane Curtin and Bruce Davison as professor Lazlo , though this time isn't the sympathetic Olympia Dukakis habitually playing as the Flyn's mother . The film was well produced for TV by Dean Devlin (¨Stargate¨ , ¨Godzilla¨ , ¨Independence day¨) in partnership with TNT and compellingly directed by Jonathan Frakes . He's the famous commandant Riker , and an expert director on Sci-Fi genre , as ¨Clockstoppers¨ , ¨ThunderBirds¨ and television episodes : ¨Star Trek¨ , ¨Masters of Sci-Fi¨ , ¨Roswell¨ ,¨ Twlight zone¨. Rating : Acceptable and passable, this exciting adventure has all the imagination , magic and silliness this kind of amusing demands .


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