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The Bourne Supremacy (2004)

 -  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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Sie nahmen ihm seine Identität. Jetzt will er sie zurück. (They took away his identity. Now he wants it back.) See more »

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

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23 July 2004 (USA)  »

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Die Bourne Verschwörung  »

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$75,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$683,567 (Japan) (11 February 2005)

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$4,138,339 (Japan) (11 March 2005)
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Unlike The Bourne Identity (2002), screenwriter Tony Gilroy read the book this time and claimed that he did a re-imagination, not an adaptation, of the novel. Gilroy wrote an original screenplay using key events and characters from the novel as a framework, though he replaced the traditional Carlos The Jackal-type villain with Kirill. See more »

Goofs

When speaking in Russian, both Kirill and Bourne make some language mistakes. Kirill, after the operation in Berlin, says "I'll take a shower" like that: "Ya voz'mu dush", whereas the correct expression is "Ya primu dush". In Moscow shop, Bourne shouts "Vniz!" meaning "Down!", and correct expression for that is "Na pol!", or "On the floor!" And when Bourne tells Irina Neski that he won't hurt her he adds "Ponial?" or "understand?" when he should have used the feminine form "poniala?" See more »

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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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Excellent movie with a disappointing touch...
13 February 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I was torn while watching Bourne Supremacy. I'll just go ahead and say this before I mislead. I loved this movie! Unfortunately one key aspect just about dragged this film under the water. The camera was far too unstable. It was obviously done intentionally by design choice, but it was excessively overdone. Through action scenes that had you at the edge of your seat, you'd just come to realize that you were only trying to see what the heck was going on. This made these scenes a little hard to enjoy. But not only was it the action scenes; even during quiet still scenes the camera would always seem to be moving, and eventually was giving me a headache. Just to serve as a warning, it's pretty much like that throughout most of the movie, so brace yourself for an adventure of epileptic proportions.

-- However -- The acting was close to brilliant in my opinion. I don't think the casting for Jason Bourne gets any better than Matt Damon because he fits the part perfectly. The rest of the cast all pretty much played their parts well, so I am pleased to announce that there aren't any exceptionally bad actors or actresses. In addition of the immersive storyline, it created a much enjoyable film. For a sequel, this actually surprised me because I enjoyed this movie as much as I did the first. If you're into action flicks, this definitely will not bore you. If you liked the first movie, then you'll most likely be very pleased with the conclusion.


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