• Alex Cross (2012)

Alex Cross

Release Date: October 19th, 2012

DVD Release Date: February 5th, 2013

PG-13 |1 hr 41 min

Plot Summary

Alex Cross (Tyler Perry) works as a detective/psychologist for the Detroit Police Department along with his lifelong friend, Tommy Kane (Edward Burns), and detective Monica Ashe (Rachel Nichols). Cross' latest case puts him on a collision course with Picasso (Matthew Fox), a cunning serial killer whose ultimate target is multinational industrialist Giles Mercier (Jean Reno). Cross must find a way inside Picasso's head not only to catch the killer but also to stem the violent urges Cross feels.

Cast: Tyler Perry, Matthew Fox, Edward Burns, Rachel Nichols, Jean Reno, Cicely Tyson, Carmen Ejogo, Giancarlo Esposito

Director: Rob Cohen

Genres: Mystery , Action , Thriller

Production Co: Emmett/Furla Films, James Patterson Entertainment, Block/Hanson

Distributors: Summit Entertainment

Keywords: Police station, 2010s, Brooding, Investigation, Best friend, Revenge, Pursuit

Ratings & Reviews

  • 40
    Todd McCarthyThe Hollywood Reporter

    You almost feel sorry for Tyler Perry, stepping out of his own universe for the first time to try to expand his range and finding himself in something as thoroughly dismal as Alex Cross. show more

  • 40
    Joe MorgensternWall Street Journal

    It neglects, for one thing, to make any sense. show more

  • 40
    Mark JenkinsNPR

    It's a strange sort of film that casts Gallic tough guy Jean Reno as a clean-fingernailed mogul while employing cross-dressing comic Tyler Perry as a guy capable of hand-to-hand combat with someone called The Butcher of Sligo. show more

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