• Released
  • October 19, 2012
  • PG-13 , 1 hr 41 min
  • Suspense/Thriller
  • 1,940 Fan Ratings
Synopsis: A serial killer's game of cat-and-mouse pushes detective/psychologist Cross to his moral limit.

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Critic Ratings

30
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Charlotte Observer

By Lawrence Toppman
Director Rob Cohen shoots believable action sequences, too. Nobody jumps the gap between skyscrapers or falls 40 feet, then gets up and...
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50

Movieline

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Alex Cross is filled with accidental comedy, and while it's a mess in any traditional movie sense, it's has its moments of preposterous fun...
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50

San Francisco Chronicle

By Mick LaSalle
There is one thing interesting about Alex Cross, and if you miss this, you've missed the whole movie. It's not the story - it's worse than...
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50

USA Today

By Claudia Puig
Perry must have felt it was high time for him to try his hand at playing a darker role. But starring in this badly directed, suspense-free...
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40

Wall Street Journal

By Joe Morgenstern
It neglects, for one thing, to make any sense.
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40

NPR

By Mark Jenkins
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...
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40

The Hollywood Reporter

By Todd McCarthy
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...
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40

New York Daily News

By Elizabeth Weitzman
Though they lack chemistry as a team, it's gratifying to see both Perry and Burns stretching in ways they haven't before.
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38

Boston Globe

By Wesley Morris
Nothing works. Or some of it works, but that doesn't matter because what's working is so deeply, painfully boring.
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25

Entertainment Weekly

By Lisa Schwarzbaum
In the face of such junk, the idea that Fox would proudly put himself on a punishing regime of severe diet and exercise to get...
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Rated PG-13 | For Violence, Nudity, Disturbing Images, Language, Drug References and Sexual Content
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says Pause for kids 14 & under Perry underwhelms in formulaic, violent action thriller.
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