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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 hired killer who specializes in torture and pain.

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Erich Nunemacher
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Janelle Cross
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Damon Cross
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Detective Jody Klebanoff
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Daramus Holiday
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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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Don't Ever Cross Alex Cross


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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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Box Office

Budget:

$35,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$11,396,768, 21 October 2012, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$25,888,412

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$34,588,412
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There are references in the novel "Cross" to both Morgan Freeman and Tyler Perry. The reference to Freeman may be homage to his role as Alex Cross in Kiss the Girls (1997) and Along Came a Spider (2001). See more »

Goofs

Dr. Cross tells Daramus Holiday how the D.A. (District Attorney) will deal with him if he refuses to cooperate. Michigan has County Prosecutors, not District Attorneys. See more »

Quotes

Chemist: I want my lawyer.
Alex Cross: I am your lawyer.
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Connections

Referenced in Movie Friends: Prashant Prabhakar (2013) See more »

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Faith of Our Fathers
Written by Colleen Coil
Performed by Colleen Coil Choir
Courtesy of 5 Alarm Music
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Move over, "Plan 9 From Outer Space"
18 October 2012 | by See all my reviews

This is hands down one of the worst movies I have ever seen in my life, and I've seen a boatload of lousy movies. Both the dialog and plotting are hackneyed beyond description--not one original idea or twist, and not a single exchange that feels genuine. It's the kind of childishly obvious genre rehash in which you can tell who's going to be killed just by the relative one-dimensionality of their characters. Matthew Fox, who clearly dropped his body fat to zero for this film, will one day look back and regret all those months he went without a decent meal, because a) the movie is terrible, and b) his portrayal of a psychotic killer is ultimately a study in cliché. Ed Burns furrows his brow convincingly enough, but his easygoing charm has nowhere to go here. Likewise John McGinley, whose neurotic fatalism seems plucked from an entirely different and more lighthearted police procedural being filmed down the street. And then there's Tyler Perry, who expends so much energy in a futile attempt to project faux masculinity and criminological gravitas that he apparently has nothing left for tangential stuff like changing his facial expression once in a while. Perry can thank his lucky stars he's already a Hollywood fixture, because If this were his first movie, he'd never get another offer--truly, he's that bad.


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