• Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit (2014)

Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit

Release Date: January 17th, 2014

DVD Release Date: June 10th, 2014

PG-13 |1 hr 45 min

Plot Summary

To his friends and loved ones, young Jack Ryan (Chris Pine) appears to be an ordinary executive; however, he has secretly worked for the CIA for years. Ryan was originally brought in to crunch global data, but when he uncovers a carefully planned scheme to crash the U.S. economy and spark global chaos, he becomes the only man with the skills to stop it. Now a full operative, Ryan finds himself caught between his secretive handler, his clueless fiancee and a brilliant Russian leader.

Cast: Chris Pine, Kevin Costner, Kenneth Branagh, Keira Knightley, Gemma Chan, Karen David, Nonso Anozie, Colm Feore

Director: Kenneth Branagh

Genres: Thriller , Action

Production Co: Mace Neufeld Productions, Lorenzo di Bonaventura

Distributors: Paramount Pictures

Keywords: Deception , Brooding , Mystery , Office , House , Suspenseful , 2010s

Ratings & Reviews

  • 50
    Todd McCarthyThe Hollywood Reporter

    Efficient, if ultimately rote, political thriller. show more

  • 63
    Steven ReaPhiladelphia Inquirer

    Too much of the action in Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit takes place on laptops, thumb drives, and video monitors. show more

  • 40
    Joe MorgensternWall Street Journal

    This is moviemaking in a modular mode, an inspiration-free action adventure — with cheesy cinematography — that fills its modest running time by fitting together familiar elements into something reliably, even insistently, not new. show more

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