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  • Former CIA analyst, Jack Ryan is in England with his family on vacation. He then goes to Buckingham Palace to meet them when there's an explosion. Some people are trying to abduct a member of the Royal Family but Jack stops them killing one of them and capturing the other. He learns that they're Irish revolutionaries and the two men are brothers. The one that's still alive vows to get Jack. Later while the man is being transported, he is broken out. Jack learns of this but doesn't think there's anything to worry about. But when he's at the Naval Academy someone tries to kill him but he stops him. He learns that they're also going after his family so he rushes to find them but they made an attempt but they survive. That's when Jack decides to rejoin the CIA. And they try to find the man before he makes another attempt.

    - Written by rcs0411@yahoo.com
  • Former CIA analyst Dr. Jack Ryan (Harrison Ford) addresses the Royal Navy in London when he witnesses an IRA terrorist attack on a member of the royal family Lord Holmes (James Fox). After Ryan successfully prevents the assassination, the brother of a slain terrorist, Sean Miller (Sean Bean) escapes from prison and reunites with rouge a terrorist IRA faction whom target Ryan's pregnant wife (Anne Archer) and daughter (Thora Birch) for revenge. To protect his family Dr. Ryan must return to the CIA and hunt down the terrorists before they strike again.

    - Written by Dollanganger
  • Jack Ryan, the hero of Tom Clancy's techno-thriller series, returns in the sequel to _The Hunt for Red October_. Ryan is on vacation in England when he spoils an assassination attempt on an important member of the Royal Family. Ryan gets drawn back into the CIA when the same splinter faction of the IRA targets him and his family.

    - Written by Greg Bole <bole@life.bio.sunysb.edu>
  • Jack Ryan and his family are vacationing in England. Quite by accident, Ryan thwarts a terrorist attack - outside Buckingham Palace on Lord Holmes, a member of the royal family - by a splinter IRA group, killing the younger brother of one of the terrorists. Retuning to the U.S. with his family, Ryan thinks that's the end of the matter. But the terrorist won't let the matter rest and he won't stop until he's had his revenge.

    - Written by SindyMac
  • His days as an intelligence agent behind him, former CIA analyst Jack Ryan has traveled to London to vacation with his wife and child. Meeting his family outside Buckingham Palace, Ryan is caught in the middle of a terrorist attack on Lord Holmes, a member of the Royal Family. Ryan helps to thwart Holmes' assailants and becomes a local hero. But Ryan's courageous act marks him as a target in the sights of the terrorist whose brother he killed. Now Ryan must return to action for the most vital assignment of his life: to save his family.

    - Written by Robert Lynch <docrlynch@yahoo.com>
  • When CIA Analyst Jack Ryan interferes with an IRA assassination, a renegade faction targets him and his family for revenge.

    - Written by Kenneth Chisholm


Jack Ryan (Ford) is on a "working vacation" in London with his family. He has retired from the CIA and is a Professor at the US Naval Academy...

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