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The Bourne Ultimatum (2007)

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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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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  »


Box Office


$110,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$69,283,690, 5 August 2007, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$227,471,070, 29 November 2007

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$442,824,138, 29 November 2007
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2.39 : 1
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Did You Know?


As in the previous films, the type of martial arts used by Jason Bourne is a combination of Filpino Kali with Bruce Lee's Jeet Kune Do. The character of Desh uses the same combination, as well as some moves from the Brazilian martial art of Capoeira. See more »


When Jason Bourne hot-wires the Audi on the parking garage rooftop, he puts it in drive and slams into a parked SUV pushing it forward. He then puts it in reverse to escape other agents. As the camera shows the full screen shot of the Audi, the front of the car is completely undamaged - like new. See more »


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One Of The Year's Best Movies.
3 August 2007 | by See all my reviews

The Bourne Ultimatum (2007) Review: After a thrilling set of two, we get the final installment. Here's my take:

The Bourne Ultimatum has it all. We have Jason Bourne(Matt Damon) on the coattails of the ones who know everything. He has been running for too long. This time, it ends.

The Bourne Ultimatum has a great plot, awesome writing, fantastic direction, suspense, and some of the best action of the summer. Matt Damon delivers possibly his best performance to date. He has the conviction and swelling desire of the troubled assassin.

There are some intelligent humor here and some fine suspense. The reactions to certain events will have you either laughing(in a good way) or cheering on. (or both) I heard a lot of intelligent laughter in the theater and lots of clapping. The audience was loving it.

The Bourne Ultimatum delivers all in a nicely gift-wrapped package. All of the goods and then some. This is, in my opinion the best movie this summer.

The Last Word: Excellent conclusion. The best of the trilogy. This is how summer movie thrillers should be done. I love the Bourne trilogy.

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