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The Bourne Supremacy (2004)

PG-13  |   |  Action, Thriller  |  23 July 2004 (USA)
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When Jason Bourne is framed for a CIA operation gone awry, he is forced to resume his former life as a trained assassin to survive.



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After escaping from the emotional and physical pain he previously encountered. Jason Bourne and his girlfriend Marie begin a new life as far away as possible. But when an assassination attempt on Bourne goes horribly wrong, Bourne must re-enter the life he wanted to leave behind, in order to find out the truth why they are still after him. Written by Film_Fan

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They stole his identity. Now he wants it back. See more »


Action | Thriller

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for violence and intense action, and for brief language | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

23 July 2004 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Die Bourne Verschwörung  »

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Box Office


$75,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$52,521,865 (USA) (23 July 2004)


$4,138,339 (Japan) (11 March 2005)

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2.35 : 1
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Did You Know?


Bourne carries a SIG-Sauer P225 (the same model gun he takes from cops in The Bourne Identity (2002)). There is some confusion over the model of the gun because Bourne shoots 12 rounds through it without reloading and a real P225 only holds 8 rounds in the magazine plus one in the chamber. Kirill uses a P99 and Jarda a Beretta 92FS. See more »


When Kirill hijacks the SUV, the passenger side door is clearly closed. In the next shot, it is slightly open as he drives away, but is closed again in the following shot. See more »


[first lines]
Conklin: [voiceover - memories] This is not a drill, soldier. We clear on that? This is a live project. You're a go. Training is over. Training is over.
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Crazy Credits

During the end credits the Marines are listed as Jarheads. See more »


Referenced in Batman: The Birth of the Modern Blockbuster (2014) See more »


Ballade No. 4 in F minor Op. 52
Composed by Frédéric Chopin
Played in the Hotel Brecker lobby
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User Reviews

Superior Action Film...
12 September 2004 | by (Ohio) – See all my reviews

This is a superior action film with the added bonus of good acting by Joan Allen, Matt Damon, and Karl Urban among others. The camera work is amazing.

I especially liked the on-locale settings of Russia and Germany.

Jason Bourne is a walking CIA specimen whom the agency deems to dangerous to live. Not all the facts are known about some mysterious murders in Berlin but Jason Bourne is suspected. You know his idyllic life on a remote island will be blown from the first.

How this all is resolved takes the viewer on a non-stop chase through various foreign countries.

Good flick!

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