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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

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis


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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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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Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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In the house in Munich, when Jason Bourne uses the rolled newspaper as a weapon, the martial art he performs is derived from Escrima, an old Philippine martial art, also called Arnis or Kali. This fighting style mainly uses sticks to fight, and in modern times the use of everyday objects is taught, including ball pens (as seen in The Bourne Identity (2002)) and rolled up newspapers. In the film it is combined with Bruce Lee's Jeet Kune Do. See more »


When the Berlin SEK unit assaults the hotel Bourne just checked in to, some of the police officers carry Heckler & Koch G36A1 assault rifles (or, more accurately, civilian SL-8 versions of that weapon, mocked up to look like it). None of the German SEK units uses this type of weapon. It wouldn't make sense either, because it's too bulky for close quarters battle. 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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Written by Adam Dorn (as Adam Dornblum)
Performed by Adam Dorn
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The Name Say It All
10 March 2005 | by (THAILAND, BANGKOK) – See all my reviews

Oh man, I say The Bourne Supremacy is much more thrilling than the first one. The first one was like an introduction of Bourne and now since we know the character, it is left with solid story and thrilled feeling after watching.

The story follows after the first installation; Bourne fight back after being framed by the Russian mob and now the CIA is after him.

What can I say; this is better than Bond series, with all the actions, sophisticated car chase scenes, the cat and mouse chase and the tactic between the killing machine and the world biggest organization. The soundtrack is also great.

This is brilliant movie, somewhat surpass my expectation. I thought it is like a B grade but this is definitely an A.


Rating: 8/10 (Grade: A-)

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