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The Sum of All Fears (2002)

PG-13 | | Action, Drama, Thriller | 31 May 2002 (USA)
CIA analyst Jack Ryan must stop the plans of a Neo Nazis faction that threatens to induce a catastrophic conflict between the United States and Russia's newly elected president by detonating a nuclear weapon at a football game in Baltimore.

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When the president of Russia suddenly dies, a man whose politics are virtually unknown succeeds him. The change in political leaders sparks paranoia among American CIA officials, so CIA director Bill Cabot recruits a young analyst to supply insight and advice on the situation. Then the unthinkable happens: a nuclear bomb explodes in a U.S. city, and America is quick to blame the Russians. Written by Sujit R. Varma

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27,000 Nuclear Weapons. One Is Missing.

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Action | Drama | Thriller | War

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Rated PG-13 for violence, disaster images and brief strong language | See all certifications »

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31 May 2002 (USA)  »

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Budget:

$68,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$31,178,526 (USA) (2 June 2002)

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$118,907,036 (USA)
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Russell Bobbitt, the California Property Master, also plays the Israeli pilot in the opening scene. The prop picture in his fighter plane, is that of real-life daughter Jordan Lynn, and was chosen before he was cast as the pilot. See more »

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When we first see the e-mail Mason is reading at the harbor, it reads Monday November 19th, 2001, but in the close-up it changes to 2002. See more »

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Title Card: In 1973, Egypt and Syria launched a surprise attack against Israel. By Day Two, Israeli ground forces appeared on the verge of defeat. In the event that their ground forces were overrun, an Israeli A-4 jet took off on patrol with one nuclear bomb.
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Follows Clear and Present Danger (1994) See more »

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Nessun dorma
(from opera "Turandot")
Composed by Giacomo Puccini
Libretto by Giuseppe Adami & Renato Simoni
Performed by Bruce Sledge
Conducted by Lawrence Foster
Produced by Jerry Goldsmith
[Played at the end during the treaty signing sequence]
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i guess the book doesn't have anything to do with this......
14 July 2010 | by See all my reviews

I'm not a Tom Clancy fan but his books made big money and i guess he must be doing something right.I never read any of his books but i've seen all the Jack Ryan movies and i like all other 3 of them,this one is pretty bad.The plot is totally off the wall,and since it must be similar in the book ,i guess he managed to explain things in some rational manner in the book that Hollywood didn't care to transfer to the movie.As it is,you get the impression this was written by some megalomaniac screenwriter who was so caught up in the importance of his story that didn't care about anything that has to do with basic common sense.All that matters in this story is that everything can and will go wrong,and that the US and Russia will be unable to do anything about it without the help of Mr.Ryan. SPOILERS-When you have a movie where a nuclear bomb explodes in Baltimore and then you have Mr.Ryan say,its not that bad ,it was a rather small bomb!!!!!!!!!!!!,then you know you are in trouble.


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