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

The Librarian: The Curse of the Judas Chalice (original title)
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Losing his girlfriend because he was at an auction dramatically getting the magical philosopher's stone instead of a date, he needs a vacation - New Orleans but finds himself busy saving Earth from the curse of the Judas chalice/vampires.

Director:

Jonathan Frakes

Writers:

Marco Schnabel, David N. Titcher (based on characters created by) (as David Titcher)
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Nominated for 3 Primetime Emmys. Another 1 win & 5 nominations. See more awards »

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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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Storyline

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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The world's most unlikely hero is back for his biggest adventure.


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TV-PG | See all certifications »

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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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Production Co:

Electric Entertainment See more »
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
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At first glance, the fact that Simone possesses a full-length mirror appears a bit odd; as a vampire, which in common lore don't cast reflections, she would have no practical need for it. However, it's possible that it holds sentimental value for her. See more »

Goofs

You are not going to chop the head of a stone or even clay statue with a tiny little epee. Even a heavy samurai sword would struggle to do that. See more »

Quotes

Professor Lazlo: [after scanning the paper] No, this is a hoax. I searched for this my entire life.
Sergei Kubichek: It's real and you're going to help us find it.
Professor Lazlo: [awed, looking at the paper again] The Judas Chalice.
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By far and away the best of The Librarian series
6 September 2012 | by TheLittleSongbirdSee all my reviews

The original movie was not terrible and had its moments, but I did find it lacking. The second is an improvement but is pretty much the same. I thoroughly enjoyed this one, the third in the series. It may not be perfect, the effects range from decent to excessively mediocre, some of the explanation of the plot points was rather obvious and unneeded and some of the supporting cast are still underused so that they can't do much with their roles. However, the photography and scenery are splendid, and the score is suitably rousing. The dialogue has its witty and clever moments rather than the tired humour of the first two, and the story while somewhat derivative is actually exciting with some thrilling set pieces. Jane Curtin and Bob Newhart continue to steal the film with their subtly deadpan delivery, while Noah Wyle is at his most natural and likable, Stana Katic is the first female lead to not feel out of place or bland, she is sexy and with some steel, and Bruce Davison is also enjoyable. Overall, very enjoyable and the best of the series. 7/10 Bethany Cox


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