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Along Came a Spider

Along Came a Spider

Lee Tamahori (2001)

15 Certificate
Fri 27 Jan 7:05pm - 9pm Sky Cinema Crime & Thriller


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Morgan Freeman resumes his role as detective and psychologist Alex Cross in this suspenseful prequel to Kiss the Girls. Cross is coming to terms with the death of his partner when a kidnapper (Michael Wincott) leaves a piece of evidence in his postbox. A senator's daughter is being held to ransom and the Secret Service agent (Monica Potter) who should have been protecting her volunteers to assist Cross. Based on the first of James Patterson's bestselling Cross novels, the film boasts a strong cast that's assuredly led by Freeman as the older, wiser figure among them. Yet the pace often seems forced in order to fit in too many plot contrivances.


A police forensic psychologist searches for the daughter of a senator, who has been kidnapped from her expensive private school by a media-obsessed teacher, sparking a desperate race to hunt down her psychotic and devilishly intelligent captor before it is too late. Thriller prequel to Kiss the Girls, starring Morgan Freeman, Monica Potter, Michael Wincott, Dylan Baker and Penelope Ann Miller.

Cast & Crew

Alex Cross Morgan Freeman
Secret Service Agent Jezzie Flannigan Monica Potter
Gary Soneji / Jonathan Mercuzio Michael Wincott
Elizabeth Rose Penelope Ann Miller
Senator Hank Rose Michael Moriarty
Special Agent Oliver "Ollie" McArthur Dylan Baker
Megan Rose Mika Boorem
Dimitri Starodubov Anton Yelchin
Director Lee Tamahori
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Other Information

Language: English Colour Theatrical distributor: UIP Guidance: Violence, swearing. Available on: Available on video and DVD Released on: 4 May 2001


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