The Librarian: Quest for the Spear

2004 NR 1h 46m DVD

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The Librarian: Quest for the Spear

2004 NR 1h 46m DVD
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  • Cast
Noah Wyle stars as a brilliant college student who lands a position at a library that secretly houses some of history's greatest treasures. When one of the library's priceless relics is pilfered, he finds himself hurled into a madcap adventure.
Format
DVD
Screen
Widescreen Anamorphic 1.77:1
Subtitles
English, Spanish (Neutral)
CC
Yes
Audio
English: Dolby Digital 5.1
Rating
NR - Not rated. This movie has not been rated by the MPAA.
age 9+
Common Sense rating OK for kids 9+
  • Noah Wyle
  • Sonya Walger
  • Bob Newhart
  • Kyle MacLachlan
  • Kelly Hu
  • David Dayan Fisher
  • Jane Curtin
  • Olympia Dukakis
  • Lisa Brenner
  • Mario Iván Martínez
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Reviews

age 9+

Common Sense Note

Parents need to know that this movie has some fun moments that will appeal to kids (especially those into the Indiana Jones movies), although it may be too talky for some. There is some PG-level profanity, violence involving guns, and a rather condescending portrayal of native people.

Sexual Content

Flynn does not take a hint easily. He lusts after Nicole, who wears tight clothes. Women are objects of desire.

Violence

The Serpent Brotherhood uses guns to threaten their target. They inject poison into Marshall's neck. They even point guns at monks at a Buddhist temple. Flynn's geeky passes at Nicole provoke her to violence. She slaps him, threatens him with a machete, and tells him, "I hate you so much."

Language

PG level: "I hate a kiss ass," "don't piss them off," "damned good," "don't screw with me."

Social Behavior

Portrayal of native people in the Amazon is unrealistic (they speak Portuguese that deep in the Amazon?) and condescending (their native dress, dancing, and adornments are stereotyped).

Consumerism

The Metropolitan Library and its supposed treasures are touted.

Drugs / Tobacco / Alcohol

Nicole has a glass of champagne on the airplane.

  • Age appropriate
  • Not an issue
  • Depends on your child and your family
  • Parents strongly cautioned
  • Not appropriate for kids of the age

This information for parents is provided by Common Sense Media, a non-profit organization dedicated to improving kids' media lives.

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