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


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Official Sites:

TNT [United States]

Country:

USA | Germany

Release Date:

5 December 2004 (USA) See more »

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| (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 »

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When they are on their way to Shangri-la in the mountains the set lights are reflected in their glasses more than once. See more »

Quotes

Flynn Carsen: I can't do this alone.
Judson: You've got me, you know.
Flynn Carsen: Well, no offense, Judson, but you're...
[Judson grabs a passing guard and slams him against the wall, knocking him out. Flynn looks on, amazed]
Flynn Carsen:
  • a bad mother!

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Good, light-hearted movie
5 December 2004 | by techneonateSee all my reviews

The Librarian: Quest for the Spear is a film that doesn't take itself too seriously. Though having a few minor errors in the proper names in legends, and having a protagonist that knows more and can put things together better than anyone ever really could, this movie is a very entertaining look at a work where every legend and fantasical story is completely true.

The basic concept is that Flynn Carsen (Noah Wyle) is a 30 something professional student with upwards of 27 advanced degrees. After his Egyptology professor graduates him early to force him into getting out of school and into the real world, he gets a job as the Librarian for the Metopolitan Public Library. Immediately after his interview he finds out that the Library that he is to be in charge of contains such wonderous treasures as the Ark of the Covenant, Pandora's Box, and the Golden Goose, as well as a fragment of the Spear of Destiny. Shortly after starting his new job the fragment is stolen by the nefarious Serpent Brotherhood. Flynn is sent to recover all of the pieces of the Spear with the help of Nicole No one.

While fairly predictable in resolution, this film offers light hearted romp though an interesting view on a more or less obscure legendary artifact.


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