Alex Cross

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Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $25,888,412Details
International Box Office $6,896,735
Worldwide Box Office $32,785,147
Home Market Performance
Domestic DVD Sales $13,080,135 Details
Domestic Blu-ray Sales $3,034,720 Details
Total Domestic Video Sales $16,114,855
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Synopsis

Alex Cross reboots the movie series that started with the movie Along Came A Spider and Kiss the Girls. The story takes Alex Cross back to show the origins of the character as a Detroit police department detective. His lifelong friend Tommy Kane is also his partner and the two also work with detective Monica Ashe, who gets caught up in the chase for the serial killer nicknamed Picasso. Picasso's ultimate target is Detroit‐based multi‐national industrialist Giles Mercier but what appears as obvious, is anything but, as Cross has to try to get into a killer’s head to anticipate what could be next and to check the violent urges that Picasso has brought out in him.

Metrics

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Critics RottenAudience Spilled
Critics
12% - Rotten
Audience
48% - Spilled

Movie Details

Production Budget:$35,000,000
Theatrical Release: October 19th, 2012 (Wide) by Lionsgate
Video Release: February 5th, 2013 by Lionsgate Home Entertainment
MPAA Rating: PG-13 for violence including disturbing images, sexual content, language, drug references, and nudity.
(Rating bulletin 2215, 3/21/2012)
Keywords: Reboot, Sex Crimes, Mafia, Revenge, Surprise Twist, Death of a Spouse, Police Procedural, Serial Killer, Hitmen, African-American, Mixed Martial Arts, Non-Chronological
Source:Based on Fiction Book/Short Story
Genre:Thriller/Suspense
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Contemporary Fiction
Production Companies: Block/Hanson, James Patterson Entertainment, Emmett/Furla Films, Envision Media, Summit Entertainment

DVD Sales: February 10th, 2013: Flight Takes Flight

There were five new releases to reach the top six on the February 10th edition of the DVD sales chart. This includes Flight with 585,000 units / $8.76 million during its first week of release. More...

Blu-ray Sales: February 10th, 2013: Peter Pan Flies High

Peter Pan led a group of six new releases earning first place on the Blu-ray sales chart for the week of February 10th, 2013, with 515,000 units / $14.40 million, which is a strong opening for a catalog release. More...

DVD and Blu-ray Releases for February 5th, 2013

It's not a bad week as far as first run releases go with three of them appearing high on the chart. This includes Flight, which has earned some major nominations during Awards Season. However, it is a shallow week, as there are also Direct-to-DVD kids releases and even a workout DVD in the top ten, according to Amazon.com. Leading the way is Peter Pan on Blu-ray Combo Pack or Blu-ray Combo Pack with Storybook App. This is not only the best-selling Blu-ray of the week, but it is also the best and is the Pick of the Week. More...

Featured Blu-ray / DVD Review: Alex Cross

Tyler Perry has been a money making machine, but while he, or more accurately, Madea, has a dedicated following, he hasn't been able to generate a lot of crossover appeal. Alex Cross was his first attempt to truly get away from his iconic character. It didn't go so well. The film opened in fifth place and quickly disappeared from there. Is is as bad as its box office numbers would indicate? Or does Tyler Perry just need more time to distance himself from Madea before moviegoers who don't like that character are willing to accept him in a role like this? More...

Weekend Wrap-Up: Mostly Tricks and Few Treats

It was a really bad weekend for new releases with none of the new films meeting expectations and two of them opening below the Mendoza Line. Argo climbed to top spot over the weekend. It used to be quite common for films to climb to the top of the chart, but the market has changed and opening weekends have become so important, so this feat is now very rare. Cloud Atlas was the best of the new releases, but "Best" here is a dubious title, as it barely grabbed second place. Silent Hill: Revolution 3D barely grabbed fifth place, while the less said about Fun Size and Chasing Mavericks the better. The overall box office collapsed by 28% compared to last week hitting just $93 million. It also fell compared to last year, the box office was down 11%, which is disappointing after a series of wins. However, last year Puss in Boots debuted and it was more of a November release opening a week early. Year-to-date, 2012 is still ahead of 2011 with the margin at $8.71 billion to $8.40 billion, or 3.8%. The goal going forward is to maintain this lead, while any growth would be more than welcome. More...

Weekend Wrap-Up: Paranormal Inactivity

As everyone was expecting, Paranormal Activity 4 led the way on the box office chart this past weekend; however, it did so with much weaker than expected numbers. The other new release, Alex Cross, also missed expectations. On the other hand, the holdovers held on a lot better than expected. The overall box office was still weaker than last weekend, but only by 0.9%. We can call that a tie. Compared to last year, the overall box office rose by 6%. That's not a huge amount, but considering this weekend last year saw Paranormal Activity 3 break the record for biggest October opening, a victory by any margin is worth celebrating. Year-to-date, 2012 is maintaining its lead over 2011. 2012 currently has a 3.9% advantage over 2011's pace at $8.59 billion to $8.26 billion. Since 2011 didn't have a strong winter run, 2012 should be able to maintain, if not expand, its lead. More...

Weekend Predictions: How Active Will the Box Office Be?

It's the weekend before Halloween, so that must mean Paranormal Activity. The fourth installment in the franchise should dominate the box office, but the challenge is for Paranormal Activity 4 to top Paranormal Activity 3. The only other wide release of the week is Alex Cross, Tyler Perry's attempt to build a mainstream acting career. There's not a lot of buzz for that film. Last year Paranormal Activity 3 broke the record for biggest October opening. There's a slim chance that will happen this year as well, but probably not. On the other hand, the other three releases made roughly $14 million combined, so while we are not as strong at the top, there's better depth in 2012. More...

2012 Preview: October

2012 continues its downward path. After a record-breaking spring, thanks to The Hunger Games, and a record-breaking start to the summer, thanks to The Avengers, the box office hasn't been able to maintain any real momentum. For most of the month, September was no better than August and now the year-over-year gains are just a little more than inflation. October will need to improve or 2012 will be in real trouble. Unfortunately, that might be tough. There's not a single film coming out in October that looks like it will be a guaranteed $100 million hit and there are only two films with a realistic chance, Taken 2 and Paranormal Activity 4. (There's also Cloud Atlas, which is a wild card. That movie could bomb or be the biggest hit of the month and I wouldn't be surprised either way.) There is a chance all three will get to the century mark, but there's a better chance none of them will. Last October, two films cracked $100 million: Paranormal Activity 3 and Puss in Boots, with the latter nearly reaching $150 million. I don't see any film coming close to matching that figure. On the other hand, last year there were six films that one could accurately describe as bombs. So while 2012 is weaker at the top, it could have better depth than 2011 did. Let's hope so, because we can't afford more bad news. More...

Cast

Tyler Perry    Alex Cross
Edward Burns    Thomas Kane
Matthew Fox    Picasso
Jean Reno    Giles Mercier
Carmen Ejogo    Marla Cross
Cicely Tyson    Nana Mama
Rachel Nichols    Monica Ashe
John C. McGinley    Captain Richard Brookwell
Werner Daehn    Erich Nunemacher
Yara Shahidi    Janelle Cross
Sayeed Shahidi    Damon Cross
Bonnie Bentley    Detective Jody Klebanoff
Stephanie Jacobsen    Fan Yau Lee
Giancarlo Esposito    Daramus Holiday
Chad Lindberg    Chemist
Simenona Martinez    Pop Pop Jones
Jessalyn Wanlim    Paramita Megawati
Christian Mathis    Fight Manager
Tim Holmes    Referee
Ingo Rademacher    Ingo Sacks
Tiren Jhames    Guard Manning Station
Sonny Surowiec    Hans Friedlich
Darcy Leutzinger    Bomb Squad Head
Brian Jackson    Bomb Squad Member
Christopher Stadulis    Soon To Be Dead Man #1
Timothy Richardson    Soon To Be Dean Man #2
Steffen Dziczek    Soon To Be Dead Man #3
Ideene Dehdashti    Screaming Girl
Dave Bender    Lieutenant Max
Chris Wallis    Computer Tech #1
Matt Frieden    Computer Tech #2
Barbara Cashuln    Hostess
Peter Lawson Jones    Minister
Marcelo Tubert    Cloche
Alexandra Ruddy    Brookwell Aide
Keith Cameron    Bodyguard
Rory Markham    Nenad Stanisic
Timothy Sitarz    Packard Plant Rapist
E. Ray Goodwin, Jr.    Fan Yau Bodyguard #1
Dan Wynands    Fan Yau Bodyguard #2
Simon Rhee    Fan Yau Bodyguard #3
Andrew Comrie-Picard    Mercier's Driver
I. Ketut Resi Yogi    Bali Houseboy
I. Wayan Suwita    Bali Police Captian #1
I. Ketut Arya Wijaya    Bali Police Captain #2

Production and Technical Credits

Director    Rob Cohen
Screenwriter    Marc Moss
Screenwriter    Kerry Williamson
Based on the novel "Cross" by    James Patterson
Casting Director    Ronna Kress
Composer    John Debney
Editor    Thom Noble
Editor    Matt Diezel
Production Designer    Laura Fox
Director of Photography    Ricardo Della Rosa
Producer    Bill Block
Producer    Paul Hanson
Producer    James Patterson
Producer    Steve Bowen
Producer    Randall Emmett
Producer    Leopoldo Gout
Executive Producer    George Furla
Executive Producer    Stepan Martirosyan
Executive Producer    Remington Chase
Executive Producer    Jeff Rice
Executive Producer    Ethan Smith
Executive Producer    John Friedberg
Executive Producer    Christopher Corabi
Executive Producer    Jan Kornelin
Executive Producer    Marina Grasic
Executive Producer    Steven Bocsi
Stunt Coordinator    Gary M. Hymes
Stunt Coordinator    Tom McComas
Sound Effects Editor    Hector Gika

Daily Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2012/10/19 4 $4,030,024   2,539 $1,587   $4,030,024 1
2012/10/20 5 $4,836,706 +20% 2,539 $1,905   $8,866,730 2
2012/10/21 5 $2,530,038 -48% 2,539 $996   $11,396,768 3
2012/10/22 4 $727,218 -71% 2,539 $286   $12,123,986 4
2012/10/23 4 $927,897 +28% 2,539 $365   $13,051,883 5
2012/10/24 4 $641,639 -31% 2,539 $253   $13,693,522 6
2012/10/25 6 $625,169 -3% 2,539 $246   $14,318,691 7
2012/10/26 8 $1,683,612 +169% 2,541 $663   $16,002,303 8
2012/10/27 7 $2,319,779 +38% 2,541 $913   $18,322,082 9
2012/10/28 8 $1,130,095 -51% 2,541 $445   $19,452,177 10
2012/10/29 8 $328,250 -71% 2,541 $129   $19,780,427 11
2012/10/30 9 $477,805 +46% 2,541 $188   $20,258,232 12
2012/10/31 8 $442,206 -7% 2,541 $174   $20,700,438 13
2012/11/01 8 $427,517 -3% 2,541 $168   $21,127,955 14
2012/11/02 14 $575,320 +35% 1,648 $349   $21,703,275 15
2012/11/03 14 $941,338 +64% 1,648 $571   $22,644,613 16
2012/11/04 14 $441,702 -53% 1,648 $268   $23,086,315 17
2012/11/05 14 $151,167 -66% 1,648 $92   $23,237,482 18
2012/11/06 14 $188,788 +25% 1,648 $115   $23,426,270 19
2012/11/07 13 $126,821 -33% 1,648 $77   $23,553,091 20
2012/11/08 14 $137,978 +9% 1,648 $84   $23,691,069 21
2012/11/09 16 $248,952 +80% 1,090 $228   $23,940,021 22
2012/11/10 15 $433,877 +74% 1,090 $398   $24,373,898 23
2012/11/11 16 $229,144 -47% 1,090 $210   $24,603,042 24
2012/11/12 17 $125,331 -45% 1,090 $115   $24,728,373 25
2012/11/13 16 $72,732 -42% 1,090 $67   $24,801,105 26
2012/11/14 16 $60,867 -16% 1,090 $56   $24,861,972 27
2012/11/15 17 $52,686 -13% 1,090 $48   $24,914,658 28
2012/11/16 - $79,295 +51% 535 $148   $24,993,953 29
2012/11/17 - $130,780 +65% 535 $244   $25,124,733 30
2012/11/18 - $70,107 -46% 535 $131   $25,194,840 31
2012/11/19 - $29,663 -58% 535 $55   $25,224,503 32
2012/11/20 - $38,665 +30% 535 $72   $25,263,168 33
2012/11/21 - $13,115 -66% 535 $25   $25,276,283 34
2012/11/22 - $16,208 +24% 535 $30   $25,292,491 35
2012/11/23 - $42,176 +160% 144 $293   $25,334,667 36
2012/11/24 - $49,451 +17% 144 $343   $25,384,118 37
2012/11/25 - $20,285 -59% 144 $141   $25,404,403 38
2012/11/26 - $7,254 -64% 144 $50   $25,411,657 39
2012/11/27 - $8,535 +18% 144 $59   $25,420,192 40
2012/11/28 - $6,083 -29% 144 $42   $25,426,275 41
2012/11/29 - $6,801 +12% 144 $47   $25,433,076 42
2012/11/30 - $14,650 +115% 114 $129   $25,447,726 43
2012/12/01 - $24,148 +65% 114 $212   $25,471,874 44
2012/12/02 - $13,351 -45% 114 $117   $25,485,225 45
2012/12/03 - $4,220 -68% 114 $37   $25,489,445 46
2012/12/04 - $5,300 +26% 114 $46   $25,494,745 47
2012/12/05 - $4,425 -17% 114 $39   $25,499,170 48
2012/12/06 - $4,162 -6% 114 $37   $25,503,332 49
2012/12/07 - $32,716 +686% 77 $425   $25,536,048 50
2012/12/08 - $51,817 +58% 77 $673   $25,587,865 51
2012/12/09 - $30,032 -42% 77 $390   $25,617,897 52
2012/12/10 - $11,153 -63% 77 $145   $25,629,050 53
2012/12/11 - $13,934 +25% 77 $181   $25,642,984 54
2012/12/12 - $11,502 -17% 77 $149   $25,654,486 55
2012/12/13 - $11,494 n/c 77 $149   $25,665,980 56
2012/12/14 - $20,111 +75% 175 $115   $25,686,091 57
2012/12/15 - $34,498 +72% 175 $197   $25,720,589 58
2012/12/16 - $19,168 -44% 175 $110   $25,739,757 59
2012/12/17 - $8,176 -57% 175 $47   $25,747,933 60
2012/12/18 - $9,628 +18% 175 $55   $25,757,561 61
2012/12/19 - $7,552 -22% 175 $43   $25,765,113 62
2012/12/20 - $8,880 +18% 175 $51   $25,773,993 63
2012/12/21 - $7,214 -19% 76 $95   $25,781,207 64
2012/12/22 - $11,327 +57% 76 $149   $25,792,534 65
2012/12/23 - $8,757 -23% 76 $115   $25,801,291 66
2012/12/24 - $4,406 -50% 76 $58   $25,805,697 67
2012/12/25 - $6,019 +37% 76 $79   $25,811,716 68
2012/12/26 - $6,642 +10% 76 $87   $25,818,358 69
2012/12/27 - $8,612 +30% 76 $113   $25,826,970 70
2012/12/28 - $11,815 +37% 77 $153   $25,838,785 71
2012/12/29 - $14,878 +26% 77 $193   $25,853,663 72
2012/12/30 - $10,252 -31% 77 $133   $25,863,915 73
2012/12/31 - $5,573 -46% 77 $72   $25,869,488 74
2013/01/01 - $9,646 +73% 77 $125   $25,879,134 75
2013/01/02 - $4,692 -51% 77 $61   $25,883,826 76
2013/01/03 - $4,586 -2% 77 $60   $25,888,412 77

Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2012/10/19 5 $11,396,768   2,539 $4,489   $11,396,768 3
2012/10/26 8 $5,133,486 -55% 2,541 $2,020   $19,452,177 10
2012/11/02 14 $1,958,360 -62% 1,648 $1,188   $23,086,315 17
2012/11/09 16 $911,973 -53% 1,090 $837   $24,603,042 24
2012/11/16 20 $280,182 -69% 535 $524   $25,194,840 31
2012/11/23 28 $111,912 -60% 144 $777   $25,404,403 38
2012/11/30 36 $52,149 -53% 114 $457   $25,485,225 45
2012/12/07 25 $114,565 +120% 77 $1,488   $25,617,897 52
2012/12/14 31 $73,777 -36% 175 $422   $25,739,757 59
2012/12/21 43 $27,298 -63% 76 $359   $25,801,291 66
2012/12/28 42 $36,945 +35% 77 $480   $25,863,915 73

Weekly US DVD Sales

DateRankUnits this Week% ChangeTotal UnitsSpending this WeekTotal SpendingWeeks in Release
2/10/20134440,501 440,501$6,545,845$6,545,8451
2/17/20139129,315-71% 569,816$1,921,621$8,467,4662
2/24/20131365,836-49% 635,652$978,323$9,445,7893
3/3/20132340,186-39% 675,838$714,909$10,160,6984
3/10/20132036,501-9% 712,339$596,061$10,756,7595
3/17/20132231,666-13% 744,005$470,557$11,227,3166

Weekly US Blu-ray Sales

DateRankUnits this Week% ChangeTotal UnitsSpending this WeekTotal SpendingWeeks in Release
2/10/2013577,041 77,041$1,530,037$1,530,0371
2/17/20131224,795-68% 101,836$495,897$2,025,9342
2/24/20132013,238-47% 115,074$262,907$2,288,8413

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