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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  »

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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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2.35 : 1
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Writing credits in early promotional material read: "Screen Story and Screenplay by Tony Gilroy, but Gilroy later retained sole screen story credit and received shared screenplay credit with Scott Z. Burns and George Nolfi following an arbitration conducted by the Writers Guild of America. See more »


When the Spanish police stop the American operatives in the street as Jason and Nicky leave the Madrid training facility, the police are heard yelling "Hande Hoch" ("hands up") in German, not in Spanish or English. 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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