Along Came A Spider (2001) - Synopsis
In "Along Came a Spider," a psychological suspense thriller adapted from James Patterson's first highly acclaimed novel in the Alex Cross series, Morgan Freeman reprises his role as the Washington, D.C. police detective and psychologist who is through playing mind games with criminals - that is until a methodical predator, Gary Soneji (Michael Wincott) commits a daring kidnapping and lures Cross into the case.
Soneji's not out for ransom, he wants something much bigger - a place in the history books. His every move is planned with the precision of a spider spinning his web, and Cross and Secret Service agent Jezzie Flannigan (Monica Potter) are in a race against time to stop him.
A Paramount Pictures presentation of a David Brown/Phase 1 Production in association Based on Patterson's second book of the series, the with Revelations Entertainment, "Along Came a Spider" is directed by Lee Tamahori and produced by David Brown and Joe Wizan.
The film is based on James Patterson's best-selling novel of the same name and the screenplay is by Marc Moss. Starring Morgan Freeman, the film co stars Monica Potter, Michael Wincott, Penelope Ann Miller, Michael Moriarty and Mika Boorem. The film is executive produced by Morgan Freeman and Marty Hornstein.
Paramount Pictures is part of the entertainment operations of Viacom Inc., which is one of the world's largest entertainment and media companies, and a leader in the production, promotion, and distribution of entertainment, news, sports and music. The film is MPAA rated R for violence and language.