- 1 hr 41 min
Alex Cross is a dramatic, police mystery that was released in 2012. Alex Cross is portrayed by Tyler Perry. He lives an idyllic existence with his wife and two children. The movie opens with Alex’s wife finding out that she is pregnant with their third baby. Alex decides to accept a job offer with the Federal Bureau of Investigation even though it may result in the family moving to Washington, D.C. While all this is going on, there is an MMA tournament on the other side of town. A fighter named Picasso ends up picking up an audience member to take home. They have sex and then Picasso ends up killing the woman. Cross and his partner arrive at the murder scene and Cross is able to tell from clues at the scene that he is dealing with a professional assassin. From the clues at the scene, Cross is able to figure out who the next potential victim is,a businessman. The businessman doesn’t believe Cross but Picasso proves Cross right when he arrives on the scene and attempts to kill the businessman. Cross ends up getting a sample of Picasso’s blood and he realizes that Picasso is a trained assassin. Picasso is angry with Cross for attempting to capture so he ends up killing his pregnant wife. Cross then makes capturing Picasso his mission in life. Picasso is successful in another hit against a powerful businessman, despite Cross and his team attempting to secure the area. Cross finally manages to capture Picasso. The two men engage in a fight and Cross kills Picasso by causing him to fall to his death. After Picasso dies, Cross learns that the businessman he thought had been killed by Picasso actually hired Picasso to do the killing. The man that actually died was a double of the businessman and the businessman is actually alive. Cross discovers this and plants drugs in the businessman’s luggage before he can flee the country. The businessman is then arrested. Since the case is successfully wrapped up, Cross decides to join the FBI. With his wife dead, he feels that the change will be good and he wants to devote the rest of his career to capturing bad guys.