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The Bourne Legacy

PG-13| 2 hr. 15 min.

Plot Summary
When the actions of Jason Bourne spark a fire that threatens to burn down decades of research across a number of secret intelligence agencies, Eric Byer (Edward Norton), the man who built the programs, decides he must sacrifice one of them: Outcome. Aaron Cross (Jeremy Renner), one of Outcome's six agents, and research scientist Marta Shearing (Rachel Weisz) go on the run when Byer targets them for termination. But Cross proves to be a far deadlier target than Byer realizes.

Cast: Jeremy Renner , Rachel Weisz , Edward Norton , Stacy Keach , Dennis Boutsikaris , Oscar Isaac , Joan Allen , Albert Finney

Director: Tony Gilroy

Genres: Action, Thriller

Distributor: Universal Pictures

The Bourne Legacy (2012)

Release Date: August 10th, 2012|2 hr. 15 min.

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critic reviews ( 3 )
fan reviews ( 86 )
  • Gilroy stages two riveting shootouts involving Marta at work and home. And there's a killer chase scene in Manila as the bad guys try to knock Aaron and Marta off their speeding motorcycle. It's all sound and fury signifying nothing except a desperate need to feed a franchise. show more

  • The Bourne series ended with the last installment, and now comes a 135-minute death rattle called The Bourne Legacy. It's a peculiar movie, both over-plotted and under-plotted, encumbered by layers of detail and yet with no details invested in or developed. show more

  • A solid success, primarily though not entirely because of Jeremy Renner. He's a star worthy of the term as Aaron Cross, another haunted operative who, like Jason Bourne, is as much a victim of the government's dirty deeds as a covert super-agent. But the production is impressive too. show more

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  • December 31, 2012 uy00000000099963
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    Great follow up to all the other Bourne movies

  • December 19, 2012 jackd1207
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    Not quite up to par with previous Boune movies as far as storyline goes. However, it was entertaining.

  • December 13, 2012 Sir Raymond
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    Thought the movie was really done well. Although I miss Damon. Great action,Sometimes a bit hard to follow though. Still.....4 stars !

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The Bourne Legacy: The Bored Legacy

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on August 9, 2012

Somewhere in the cluttered, needlessly convoluted mess of The Bourne Legacy is a kick-ass action movie. Unfortunately, the film spends too much time explaining what's happening rather than showing us ...

'The Bourne Legacy' Trailer: Jeremy Renner Fills In For Matt Damon (VIDEO)

Posted by
Jessie Heyman on June 1, 2012

While fans were mourning the loss of their titular hero in "The Bourne Identity" series, director Tony Gilroy made a promise: "No one's replacing Matt Damon. There will be a whole new hero, a whole ne...

'Bourne Legacy' Trailer: Jeremy Renner Is The New Bourne (VIDEO)

Posted by
Christopher Rosen on February 8, 2012

"Jason Bourne was the tip of the iceberg!" So sneers Edward Norton in the new teaser trailer for "The Bourne Legacy." And how, Eddie! Starring Jeremy Renner as Aaron Cross (though he calls himself Ken...

'The Bourne Legacy' Photo: Jeremy Renner's Character Revealed

Posted by
Moviefone Staff on January 6, 2012

Jeremy Renner is starring in the upcoming action-thriller, 'The Bourne Legacy,' sans Matt Damon, who played Jason Bourne in the franchise's three previous films. However, Renner will not be taking ove...

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