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Jack Reacher: Never Go Back (2016)

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Jack Reacher must uncover the truth behind a major government conspiracy in order to clear his name. On the run as a fugitive from the law, Reacher uncovers a potential secret from his past that could change his life forever.

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After accomplishing the assignment of dismantling a human trafficking organization, the former military and drifter Jack Reacher goes to Washington to invite his liaison Major Susan Turner to have dinner with him. However, he meets her substitute Major Sam Morgan that explains that Major Turner is arrested accused of espionage. Jack seeks out her veteran lawyer Colonel Bob Moorcroftthat explains that Major Turner is the also accused for the murders of two soldiers in Afghanistan. Further, he also tells that Jack is being sued, accused by a woman of being the father of her fifteen year-old daughter Samantha. When Moorcroft is murdered, Jack is accused of being the killer and sent to a prison. He sees that Turner and he have been framed and also that Turner will be killed by two assassins. However he rescues her and they flee; soon they realize that there is a conspiracy involving military people from the army and a contractor that is a powerful arm dealer. Jack also learns that ... Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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Rated PG-13 for sequences of violence and action, some bloody images, language and thematic elements | See all certifications »

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Budget:

$60,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$22,872,490 (USA) (21 October 2016)

Gross:

$58,399,160 (USA) (23 December 2016)
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In the Lee Child classic book series, Jack Reacher is 6'5" tall and weighs 230-250 lbs. Star Tom Cruise, who plays Jack Reacher, is 5'7" and weighs less than 200 lbs. See more »

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While navigating around Washington, DC, a number of DC police vehicles are seen and none have the steady burning blue lights that are used as a crime deterrent mechanism in DC. See more »

Quotes

Samantha: When things get scary, I just pick out the alpha guy.
Turner: And what? He's supposed to protect you?
Samantha: No. I give him shit. Strong guys don't hurt you, the weak guys do that. Strong guys always have little sisters, or they want one. I don't know why, that's just how it is.
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This is a Jean Claude Van Dame level movie B-
2 January 2017 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

This is worse than part 1. Part was wasn't too bad, but this is plain awful. It is wrong on many levels - the plot is incredibly weak, the acting is awful, and the script is straight out of a 70s B movie.

In an alternate universe this movie star Jean Claude Van Dame. However in this universe Tom Cruise appears to have failed miserably, as did direction, script writing etc.

Corny lines like, "They ran out of Medal" when referring to how heavily awarded this former MP is, happen to be just one example amongst the many.

Then there is the plot, the pointless proactive attempt by the bad guys to lock up and kill Major Smulders, follow Jack Reacher, create a professional baddie that takes things personally.

This may well be the tipping point decline in the career of Tom Cruz, he just looked past it, slow, completely unbelievable.

I won't say much more, this movie isn't worth wasting the time on the critique.


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