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The Librarian: Quest for the Spear

The Librarian: Quest for the Spear (2004)

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Release Date: Dec 5, 2004 Wide

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A "professional student" lands a truly remarkable job in this witty made-for-TV fantasy adventure. Flynn Carsen (Noah Wyle) is a 30-year-old graduate student who has managed to collect a whopping 22 university degrees; despite his brilliance, shy Flynn seems to have a hard time with the real world, and his mentor at school finally has him expelled so he can start putting his knowledge to work. Things are not much better for him at home, where his mother, Margie (Olympia Dukakis), wants him to

Aug 30, 2005

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It's all totally lighthearted and tongue-in-cheek and never dares to be serious about anything, which is refreshing.

November 30, 2006 Full Review Source: Flick Filosopher
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It's a fun cheesy cable TV flick, a slice of winking B movie giddiness that charms us into smiling through all the nonsense.

August 27, 2005 Full Review Source: eFilmCritic.com
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Audience Reviews for The Librarian: Quest for the Spear

No more than the Indiana Jones of the library made for TV. 1st of 3 films in this series, I doubt I will waste my time with the other 2 movies, just to much better stuff out there. 2 1/2 stars
September 10, 2011
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Bruce Bruce

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Mindless but fun spoof of Indiana Jones and the like. Wyle is a geeky pleasure in the lead with Sonya Walger beautiful and tough as his protector. Bob Newhart, Jane Curtin and Olympia Dukakis add nice touches in small roles.
April 12, 2011
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01/07/2010 (DVD)

A good one for the family. This is another one that looks too much like a TV series than an actual movie but it is surprisingly a good sitting.

A nice round of usual comedy that is fitting for the family with an adventurous story that keeps things interesting.

The CGI is terrible but the film managed to keep me entertained.
July 5, 2010
EightThirty

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He didn't want to be a hero. He only wanted a job.
December 13, 2009
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Wahida K

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    1. Flynn Carsen: Well then, we better call the police.
    2. Charlene: Oh yeah, call the police. Tell them about the Spear of Destiny, the golden goose, the lost Ark. Enjoy your stay in the psych ward. I understand Thorazine comes in vanilla now.
    – Submitted by Francis L (2 years ago)
    1. Flynn Carsen: [after being told that he has to fly a helicopter with no prior experience] The main principles are lift and thrust...
    2. Flynn Carsen: [fiddles with controls] Easy as pie.
    3. Flynn Carsen: [helicopter starts malfunctioning and flying erratically] Horrible! Horrible! High-velocity pie of death!
    – Submitted by Francis L (2 years ago)
    1. Flynn Carsen: Where are the Marines?
    2. Judson: [pulls back shirt to reveal Marine tattoo over heart] Semper Fi.
    – Submitted by Francis L (2 years ago)
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