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The Bourne Supremacy (2004)

PG-13 | | Action, Mystery, Thriller | 23 July 2004 (USA)
When Jason Bourne is framed for a CIA operation gone awry, he is forced to resume his former life as a trained assassin to survive.

Director:

Paul Greengrass

Writers:

Robert Ludlum (novel), Tony Gilroy (screenplay)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Matt Damon ... Jason Bourne
Franka Potente ... Marie
Brian Cox ... Ward Abbott
Julia Stiles ... Nicky
Karl Urban ... Kirill
Gabriel Mann ... Danny Zorn
Joan Allen ... Pamela Landy
Marton Csokas ... Jarda
Tom Gallop ... Tom Cronin
John Bedford Lloyd ... Teddy
Ethan Sandler ... Kurt
Michelle Monaghan ... Kim
Karel Roden ... Gretkov
Tomas Arana ... Martin Marshall
Oksana Akinshina ... Irena Neski
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Storyline

Two years ago, Jason Bourne thought he had walked away from his past. But now the past catches up to Jason Bourne when the CIA threatens to ruin his new life. Bourne and Marie have maintained their anonymous, underground existence at the cost of permanence. Fueled by splintered nightmares and haunted by the past he cannot remember, Bourne moves Marie from city to city, trying to remain one step ahead of the threat implicit in every unexplained stranger's glance, every "wrong number" phone call--that at any second, without any warning, he might get pulled back into the world he hopes he left behind. Written by Anthony Pereyra {hypersonic91@yahoo.com}

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Taglines:

Sie nahmen ihm seine Identität. Jetzt will er sie zurück. (They took away his identity. Now he wants it back.) See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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Trivia

In early drafts of the script, Kirill was known only as "Mock-Bourne". See more »

Goofs

When Bourne visits his ex-colleague in Munich, the bird singing in the background is an American thrush, probably a Wood Thrush. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Conklin: [voiceover - memories] This is not a drill, soldier. We clear on that? This is a live project. You are go. Training is over. Training is over.
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Crazy Credits

During the end credits the Marines are listed as Jarheads. See more »

Alternate Versions

The NBC TV network version does the usual time and content edits. The most obvious change is Abbott's suicide being shown off-screen with a cut to outside the building and the gunshot sound and audio of Pamela Landy's shock being heard, all contrary to the theatrical version which showed it in more intense detail. See more »

Connections

Followed by The Bourne Ultimatum (2007) See more »

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Written by Adam Dorn (as Adam Dornblum)
Performed by Adam Dorn
Courtesy of Palm Pictures Special Markets
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User Reviews

 
Superior Action Film...
12 September 2004 | by piedSee all my reviews

This is a superior action film with the added bonus of good acting by Joan Allen, Matt Damon, and Karl Urban among others. The camera work is amazing.

I especially liked the on-locale settings of Russia and Germany.

Jason Bourne is a walking CIA specimen whom the agency deems to dangerous to live. Not all the facts are known about some mysterious murders in Berlin but Jason Bourne is suspected. You know his idyllic life on a remote island will be blown from the first.

How this all is resolved takes the viewer on a non-stop chase through various foreign countries.

Good flick!


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Country:

USA | Germany

Language:

English | Russian | German | Italian

Release Date:

23 July 2004 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Bourne Supremacy See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$75,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$52,521,865, 25 July 2004

Gross USA:

$176,241,941

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$290,835,269
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Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.39 : 1
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