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Jack Reacher (2012)

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A homicide investigator digs deeper into a case involving a trained military sniper who shot five random victims.

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(based on the book "One Shot" by), (written for the screen by)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
... Reacher
... Helen
... Rodin
... Emerson
... The Zec
... Charlie
Vladimir Sizov ... Vlad
... Barr
... Linsky
... Sandy
... Jeb
... Cash
... Rob Farrior
... Gary
Denver Milord ... Punk
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Storyline

In an innocent heartland city, five are shot dead by an expert sniper. The police quickly identify and arrest the culprit, and build a slam-dunk case. But instead of confessing, the accused man writes the words, "Get Jack Reacher." Reacher himself sees the news report and turns up in the city. The defense is immensely relieved, but Reacher has come to bury the guy. Shocked at the accused's request, Reacher sets out to confirm for himself the absolute certainty of the man's guilt, but comes up with more than he bargained for. Written by Anonymous

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The law has limits. He does not.


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Rated PG-13 for violence, language and some drug material | See all certifications »

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Paramount [United States]

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Release Date:

21 December 2012 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

One Shot  »

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Budget:

$60,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$15,210,156, 23 December 2012, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$80,070,736

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$218,340,595
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2.35 : 1
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Trivia

It is stated that Reacher spent the bulk of his time in the army with the Militay Police. Reacher tells Helen of his investigation into Barr's murders in Iraq. Military Police are not involved in murder investigations. Such crimes fall under the jurisdiction of CID (Criminal Investigation Division) in the Army, NCIS (Naval Criminal Investigative Service) in the Navy and Marine Corps, and OSI (Office of Special Investigations) in the Air Force. See more »

Goofs

Legal documents states parties as ONLINE ARCHER vs. the LEBENHAUER corporation instead of OLINE ARCHER in 2 separate scenes. See more »

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[first lines]
Emerson: It's life or death now, James. By that, I mean you're doing one or the other up in Rockview. This here is District Attorney Rodin. Want to know what he's wondering? Whether you're gonna walk like a man or cry like a pussy on your way to the death house. See, the D.A. likes the needle, whereas me, I like to see a man like you live a long life - with all your teeth knocked out. Passed around till a brother can't tell your fart from a yawn.
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Great movie
20 August 2015 | by See all my reviews

I dislike Tom Cruise in general, so I was reluctant to see this movie. I was so worried it would be another asinine Misson Impossible movie. I'm so glad my wife pushed me to see it, as it was terrific. None of the super slo-mo CGI Matrix-type bullsh*t, just a Dirty Harry style movie with a great story and great bad guys and great fights. I don't believe there is any CGI in this movie at all! Amazing! Very old school, very surprising, very well done. I loved it and haven't seen a movie of this type that I enjoyed in a long, long time. I loved the way it ended... Fairly easy to see through the plot and figure out what is going on, but still very enjoyable. This is a MUST see for anyone who loved the Dirty Harry movies, or ones similar. Minimal fluff, no stupid romance, a believable plot and a good car chase. And bad guys killed the way they should be. Fantastic!


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