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The Bourne Ultimatum (2007)

PG-13  |   |  Action, Thriller  |  3 August 2007 (USA)
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Jason Bourne dodges a ruthless CIA official and his agents from a new assassination program while searching for the origins of his life as a trained killer.



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Bourne is once again brought out of hiding, this time inadvertently by London-based reporter Simon Ross who is trying to unveil Operation Blackbriar--an upgrade to Project Treadstone--in a series of newspaper columns. Bourne sets up a meeting with Ross and realizes instantly they're being scanned. Information from the reporter stirs a new set of memories, and Bourne must finally, ultimately, uncover his dark past whilst dodging The Company's best efforts in trying to eradicate him. Written by Corey Hatch

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This Summer Jason Bourne Comes Home See more »


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Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for violence and intense sequences of action | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

3 August 2007 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Bourne: El ultimátum  »

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Box Office


$110,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$69,283,690 (USA) (3 August 2007)


$227,137,090 (USA) (22 November 2007)

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Did You Know?


When the CIA hacks into Simon Ross' Guardian e-mail, finding a round-trip ticket to Turin, the e-mail is presented as being sent from - Adrian Spanna worked as a second unit video assist operator on the film. See more »


When Landy is reviewing Bourne's file, specifically with regards to his "conditioning" administered by Dr. Hirsch, the word 'chief' is misspelled as 'cheif' in one of the documents. See more »


[first lines]
Russian dispatch officer: Suspect from tunnel auto chase, heading east from Kievsky Train Station.
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May be the best action movie I've ever seen
14 August 2007 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

This is the first 10 out of 10 that I've given any movie. What made this movie so good for me? Constant action - there isn't any slow parts, great acting, smart writing. I also liked the filming style where the shakiness and different angles just made it feel like you are a part of the scene. Finally, I get to see an action movie that doesn't try to please all sectors of the public (i.e. there's no forced romance).

I liked the first two Bourne movies, but I loved this one.

Warning - after watching this movie, you will be full of adrenaline and you may want to calm down a bit before driving your car!

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