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The Bourne Identity, The Bourne Supremacy, The Bourne Ultimatum

Updated on January 22, 2016

Danger is Bourne.

The Bourne film series is a jump packed action-thriller spy film based on the character Jason Bourne, from a spy novel written by Robert Ludlum. It is one the top grossing film in action-spy genre. The Bourne Identity was its first installment released in 2002, followed by The Bourne Supremacy in 2004 and the third installment Bourne Ultimatum in 2007. All the Bourne film series became a both critical and commercial success. Ultimatum won three Academy Awards: Best Film Editing, Sound, and Best Sound Editing. Both Supremacy and Ultimatum won the Empire Award for Best Film. The Bourne Legacy, a spin off is currently in production with a new set of cast expected to be released on August 3, 2012.

A Note About the Bourne Film Series

This is the movie adaptation of the novel The Bourne Series written by the American thriller novelist Robert Ludlum.

The Bourne Identity (2002) - Plot

Based very loosely on Robert Ludlum's novel, the Bourne Identity is the story of a man whose wounded body is discovered by fishermen who nurse him back to health.

He can remember nothing and begins to try to rebuild his memory based on clues such as the Swiss bank account, the number of which, is implanted in his hip. He soon realizes that he is being hunted and takes off with Marie on a search to find out who he is and why he is being hunted. (excerpt from IMDb)

Released date: September 4, 2002

  • Genre: Action | Crime | Mystery | Thriller
  • Runtime: 119 min
  • Screenplay by: Tony Gilroy, William Blake Herron
  • Directed by Doug Liman
  • Music by John Powell
  • Distributed by Universal Pictures

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“A suspenseful thriller that showcases stunning visuals, great acting and a story that will keep you entertained from start to finish. -Rotten Tomatoes”

The Bourne Supremacy

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After escaping from the emotional and physical pain he previously encountered. Jason Bourne and his girlfriend Marie begin a new life as far away as possible. But when an assassination attempt on Bourne goes horribly wrong, Bourne must re-enter the life he wanted to leave behind, in order to find out the truth why they are still after him.

Release date September 22, 2004

  • Genre: Action | Crime | Thriller
  • Runtime: 108 min
  • Screenplay by: Tony Gilroy
  • Directed by Paul Greengrass
  • Distributed by Universal Pictures

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Michelle Monaghan as Kim

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Joan Allen as Pamela Landy

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“An entertaining, well-constructed spy story (though not as satisfying as the first film -- perhaps because it's not as simple). -Rotten Tomatoes”

The Bourne Ultimatum (2007) - Plot

Bourne is once again brought out of hiding, this time inadvertently by London-based reporter Simon Ross who is trying to unveil Operation Blackbriar--an upgrade to Project Treadstone--in a series of newspaper columns.

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Bourne sets up a meeting with Ross and realizes instantly they're being scanned. Information from the reporter stirs a new set of memories, and Bourne must finally, ultimately, uncover his dark past whilst dodging The Company's best efforts in trying to eradicate him.

Released date August 15, 2007

  • Genres: Action | Crime | Thriller
  • Runtime: 108 min
  • Screenplay by: Tony Gilroy, Scott Z. Burns and George Nolfi
  • Directed by Paul Greengrass
  • Distributed by Universal Pictures

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Paddy Considine as Simon Ross

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“It twists and turns without losing its footing, and its hero, an international man of mystery even to himself, is always ahead of the game, daring his would-be assailants - and the audience - to guess his next move. The trick is to try and keep up. -Rotten Tomatoes”

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Calling all movie goers, what can you say about this movie? - Your comments are highly appreciated.

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      mark-simpson-5688 5 years ago

      I just want to se The Bourne Legacy. Here's a review with a few minor spoilers:

      http://www.squidoo.com/workshop/5-most-annoying-th...

      Feel free to comment if you disagree or agree with me

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      franstan lm 5 years ago

      I am now reading The Bourne Dominion. No doubt this will be made into a movie also

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      jeremykim2011 5 years ago

      I love this movie!