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.
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, Colonel Sam Morgan, who explains that Major Turner has been arrested and accused of espionage. Jack seeks out her veteran lawyer, Colonel Bob Moorcroft, who explains that Major Turner has also been accused of the murders of two soldiers in Afghanistan. Further, he also tells Jack he 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 government contractor that is a powerful arms dealer...Written by
Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
In the film Jack Reacher quizzically queries Major Susan Turner's age. At the time of release Cobie Smoulders was in fact 34 years old. See more »
At the beginning of the film, the sheriff radios for an ambulance to treat the injured men in front of what he calls "Lee's Diner" but in a later long shot, the sign in front of the diner says Midway Coffee Shop. See more »
[moving through crowd of spectators]
Pardon me. Excuse me. Step aside please.
[breaks through and sees battered men on the ground]
Lee's Diner. I got four down. I need two EMS vehicles.
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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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