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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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Edward Zwick

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Tom Cruise ... Jack Reacher
Cobie Smulders ... Turner
Aldis Hodge ... Espin
Danika Yarosh ... Samantha
Patrick Heusinger ... The Hunter
Holt McCallany ... Col. Morgan
Robert Knepper ... Gen. Harkness
Judd Lormand ... Local Deputy
Christopher Berry ... Onlooker at Diner
Hunter Burke ... Onlooker at Diner
Jason Douglas ... Sheriff
Lizeth Hutchings ... Smuggled Woman
Marisela Zumbado ... Smuggled Woman
Alexandra Lucchesi ... Smuggled Woman
Madalyn Horcher ... Sgt. Leach
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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, 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

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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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Country:

China | USA

Language:

English | Ukrainian

Release Date:

21 October 2016 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Jack Reacher 2 See more »

Filming Locations:

Louisiana, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$60,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$22,872,490, 23 October 2016, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$58,697,076

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$162,146,076
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Dolby Digital | Dolby Atmos

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

It is stated that Jason Douglas's character, the Sheriff, has been using government property, in Alexandria, Virginia. Jason Douglas played Tobin in The Walking Dead (2010), who lives in the Alexandria Safe Zone, which is based in Virginia. See more »

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In the final standoff where the hunter is holding Sam, and Reacher is pointing a gun at him, the first closeup shows a bead of sweat run down Reacher's left cheek. All other closeups show no sign of it. See more »

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Local Deputy: [moving through crowd of spectators] Pardon me. Excuse me. Step aside please.
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Disappointing Sequel
23 October 2016 | by ajiueverSee all my reviews

Movie Street V.3 # 190

Tom Cruise is back with his new action thriller "Never Go Back". This time he collaborates with the brilliant director Edward Zwick and the gorgeous Cobie Smulders and trailer also gave some high expectations.

Jack Reacher after disbanding a human trafficking operation and he goes back to the headquarters to meet his long time telephone friend Major Susan Turner. But unfortunately she was framed and jailed. Reacher and Susan Turner teams ups to solve the mystery.

Tom Cruise shines all the way. His screen presence was totally impressive and his action performances were top notch. His energy level is Cobie Smulders was equally impressive as Tom Cruise. But all the other characters were actually dull and was nothing.

The storyline was an okay-ish but clichéd in most parts. It was predictable and the narration was pretty weak and slow. Some of the action scenes and car chase was good.

A forgettable Sequel to the great action movie Jack Reacher.

An action thriller which lacks thrills

5.7 on 10

As a TC fan, this one was disappointing.


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