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Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit (2014)

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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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cia | analyst | terrorist | russian | economics | See more »

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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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$60,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

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

Gross:

$50,549,107 (USA) (28 March 2014)
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Trivia

First film in the franchise that isn't based on a specific novel in the Jack Ryan book series. See more »

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The rim design of Dimitri Lemkov's car changes in the scene where Jack Ryan breaks into Lemkov's office. When Lemkov leaves, the wheels are light-gray. Then, when he notices that someone broke into his office and he turns his car around, the wheels are black and clearly bigger. See more »

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Jack Ryan: What's going on?
Student: In there. It's on the news
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Moscow-Vladovostok (Harisma Remix)
Written by Maksim Fadeev (as Maxim Fadeev) & Olga Seryabkina
Performed by Yuliya Savicheva (as Yulia Savicheva)
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Looks Like any Tom Cruise's Usual Flick
9 August 2014 | by (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil) – See all my reviews

After being seriously wounded in Afghanistan, the Marine Jack Ryan (Chris Pine) is recovered by Dr. Cathy Muller (Keira Knightley) and they move in together. Jack is recruited by agent Thomas Harper (Kevin Costner) to join the CIA as analyst infiltrated in Wall Street to check possible terrorist accounts and he can not tell that he works for the CIA even for Cathy. Three years later, Jack finds unusual movements in the account of the Russian Viktor Cherevin (Kenneth Branagh). Jack is assigned to go to Russia with Harper to investigate Cherevin. Out of the blue, Cathy appears in his hotel room in the middle of a dangerous operation. Now Cathy has to be involved in the espionage game.

"Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit" is another absurd movie with a shallow story and the usual exaggeration. In this movie, the efficiency of the American secret service is amazing while Russians are depicted as stupid. The plot and the action scenes look like any Tom Cruise's usual flick, where he is the best agent of the world. My vote is four.

Title (Brazil): "Operação Sombra - Jack Ryan" ("Shadow Operation - Jack Ryan")


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