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Jack Ryan, as a young covert CIA analyst, uncovers a Russian plot to crash the U.S. economy with a terrorist attack.

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A new version of the saga of CIA analyst, Jack Ryan. It begins when Ryan was attending the London School of Economics; and 9/11 happened. He would then enlist in the Marines and would go to Afghanistan. The chopper he was on would get shot down and he would suffer severe injuries that would require intense rehab. While there, he grabs the attention of a man named Harper, who works for the CIA and would like him to finish his studies and get a job on Wall Street so he can find out of any terrorist plot through their finances. A few years later, Ryan finds anomalies in the accounts of a Russian named Cherevin. Jack thinks he should go to Russia to find out what's going on. Jack was told not to tell anyone who he is and that includes his girl friend Cathy. But she catches Jack in some lies which makes her doubt him. Jack goes to Russia and Cherevin assigns him someone to take care of him. But when they're alone the man tries to kill Jack. So Jack kills him. Obvious Cherevin is hiding ... Written by rcs0411@yahoo.com

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

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Budget:

$60,000,000 (estimated)

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$18,034,726 (USA) (17 January 2014)

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$50,549,107 (USA) (28 March 2014)
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Kevin Costner was actually the first actor offered the role of Jack Ryan in The Hunt for Red October (1990), which was the character's first film appearance, but turned it down to make Dances with Wolves (1990) instead. See more »

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In the beginning of the movie, the attacks on New York on 11 September 2001 ("9/11") are shown on TV. The TV is shown in a reflection, but the image of the two towers on fire immediately following the second airline crash, is shown the right way. See more »

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Jack Ryan: What's going on?
Student: In there. It's on the news
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Features Rosemary's Baby (1968) See more »

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This Movie Is An Embarrassment - For the Creators, and the People Who Recommended It
26 May 2014 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

What an utterly sad and offensive legacy for Tom Clancy. In Hollywood, truly, nothing is sacred.

Instead of the thought provoking, truth to power story we came to expect from a Jack Ryan movie, this brings us more of Hollywood's waronterrah porn.

It was interesting a bit back in 2002 maybe. Let it go. As propaganda, you've pretty much saturated your market. For the rest of us, you've actually made expensive CGI FX boring.

The thing that made Jack Ryan more interesting than a Steven Seagal character was he was thoughtful, intelligent, and not an action figure. And Clancy raised some fascinating dilemmas with American might and power.

What is this? Garbage.


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