• Publication date: September 27, 2009

Along Came a Spider

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A senator's daughter is kidnapped and one detective is lured out of retirement to pursue him.

Program data

Duration: 120

Production Year: 2001

MBC Max:

September 12, 2015 20:00 (KSA) ~ September 12, 2015 19:00 (CLT)

Alex Cross (Morgan Freeman) is a forensic psychologist who has documented many of his cases in a series of best selling books.  He has retired as a psychologist after his partner is killed in a botched investigation months earlier, but when a senator's daughter is kidnapped her abductee sucks him back into crime fighting to avenge his partner's death.

The kidnapper is Gary Soneji (Michael Wincott), a computer science teacher at the child's school.  Cross learns that the teacher is obsessed with the famous Lindbergh kidnapping and that, so far, many of his tactics have been tit-for-tat imitations.  The plot is much deeper than it seems however, and a Secret Service Agent could be acting alongside Soneji.

Along Came a Spider earned $105 million internationally, nearly quadruple its $28 million budget. 

  Directed by: Lee Tamahori

Starring:

  • Morgan Freeman
  • Monica Potter
  • Michael Wincott