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Jason Bourne [2016] (1 disc)

Director:Paul Greengrass
Writer:Christopher Rouse
Paul Greengrass
Composer:David Buckley
John Powell
Length:123 minutes
(2 hours 3 minutes)
MPAA Rating:PG-13
Sorting Category:Action
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IMDB Rating:6.6/10
Rotten Tomatoes Rating:54%
Amazon Rating:4.5/5 stars
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Synopsis: The CIA's most dangerous former operative is drawn out of hiding to uncover more explosive truths about his past.

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Paul Greengrass => Director / Writer
Christopher Rouse => Writer
David Buckley => Composer
John Powell => Composer
Robert Ludlum => Characters
Albert Finney => Dr. Albert Hirsch (uncredited) (archive footage)
Alicia Vikander => Heather Lee
Ato Essandoh => Craig Jeffers
Bill Camp => Malcolm Smith
Gregg Henry => Richard Webb
Jahmilla Jackson => Slot Machine Player (uncredited)
Jason Matthewson => Entourage (uncredited)
Julia Stiles => Nicky Parsons
Matt Damon => Jason Bourne
Riz Ahmed => Aaron Kalloor
Scott Shepherd => Director NI Edwin Russell
Stephen Kunken => Baumen
Tommy Lee Jones => CIA Director Robert Dewey
Vincent Cassel => Asset
Vinzenz Kiefer => Christian Dassault

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  • Matt Damon and Julia Stiles are the only actor and actress from the original trilogy to reprise their roles as Jason Bourne and Nicky Parsons, respectively. While David Strathairn, Joan Allen, and Edward Norton's characters are still living when we last see them, they are never spoken of, or referenced.
  • Matt Damon admitted that physically training for the role of Bourne was much harder in his forties, and he had to keep to a very strict diet to maintain his physique during filming.
  • In addition to reprising his role as Jason Bourne, Matt Damon also served as a producer and worked on the basic storyline with Paul Greengrass and Christopher Rouse. However, he was unable to actively contribute to the screenplay due to other acting commitments.
  • Jeremy Renner's character, Aaron Cross, was not in this Bourne film. No date for his sequel film has been announced.
  • Matt Damon has stated numerous times that he would only return to the Bourne series to reprise his role as Jason Bourne if Paul Greengrass would return for directorial duties on the project. Damon and Greengrass announced their return in November 2014 for a new installment.
  • Both Matt Damon and Vincent Cassel (the Asset) were rivals in the [Ocean's 11] Series - Ocean's 12 and Ocean's 13.
  • The film cast includes three Oscar winners: Matt Damon, Tommy Lee Jones, and Alicia Vikander.
  • Alicia Vikander was offered the role of Heather at the same time as being offered the role of Sofia in Assassin's Creed (2016). She took the former, due to fan factor - she admitted she is a fan of the series - while the role of Sofia was taken by Marion Cotillard.
  • The Las Vegas car chase sequence took five weeks to shoot and at the end, the sequence wrecked 170 cars.
  • At the film's release Matt Damon said that there is not yet another Bourne film in development. He did not rule out starring in a fifth Bourne picture, but did point out his age was a concern and that it is inevitable the series will be rebooted at some point with another Bourne actor. Finally, Damon stated that permission to have any Bourne incarnation die in the movies has to come from the Robert Ludlum estate, permission he didn't expect to be granted.
  • Jason Bourne doesn't speak until twenty minutes in the film.