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The Bourne Legacy (2012)

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An expansion of the universe from Robert Ludlum's novels, centered on a new hero whose stakes have been triggered by the events of the previous three films.

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Tony Gilroy

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Jeremy Renner ... Aaron Cross
Scott Glenn ... Ezra Kramer
Stacy Keach ... Adm Mark Turso USN Ret.
Edward Norton ... Col Eric Byer, USAF, Ret.
Donna Murphy ... Dita Mandy
Michael Chernus ... Arthur Ingram
Corey Stoll ... Zev Vendel
Alice Gainer Alice Gainer ... Lean Forward MSNBC Anchor
Prue Lewarne Prue Lewarne ... CNN Reporter
Howard Leader Howard Leader ... MSNBC Man Analyst
James Joseph O'Neil ... Sterisyn-Morlanta Gateman
Rachel Weisz ... Dr. Marta Shearing
Tony Guida ... Dr. Benezara
Sonnie Brown Sonnie Brown ... Dr. Lieberburg
Neil Brooks Cunningham ... Dr. Dan Hillcott
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Storyline

The events in this movie take place around the same time as the events in The Bourne Ultimatum (2007). When a British reporter was writing an expose about Black Ops operations Treadstone and Black Briar, and the ones responsible for them are concerned. And when Jason Bourne, former Treadstone operative got the file on Treadstone and Black Briar and gave it to Pamela Landy who then passed it to the media. When the men behind Treadstone and Black Briar learn of this, they're concerned how this will affect other ops they have. They decide it's best to shut down all ops and make sure make everyone involved disappears. They try to take out Aaron Cross who is part of another op called Outcome, but he manages to survive. He then seeks out Dr. Marta Shearing who worked on him when he began. It seems part of the program is for all subjects to take medications but he has run out, which is why he seeks her. But someone tries to kill her. He saves her and she tells him, he should have stopped ... Written by rcs0411@yahoo.com

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Rated PG-13 for violence and action sequences | See all certifications »

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Official site | Official site [Japan] | See more »

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USA | Japan

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English | Russian | Filipino | Ukrainian

Release Date:

10 August 2012 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Marcher See more »

Filming Locations:

Calgary, Alberta, Canada See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$125,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$38,142,825, 12 August 2012, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$113,203,870, 8 November 2012

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$276,144,750, 8 November 2012
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2.39 : 1
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(At around seventeen minutes) The yellow note seen pinned to the shelf in the cabin at the wilderness outpost reads "*NEW* LATRINE Tom (N) leave the shovel there ffs. and the bears use it too, heads up--" See more »

Goofs

This film is meant to take place simultaneously with The Bourne Ultimatum, circa February 2005. One display screen error nullifies this. At 1:21:03, Cross shows Shearing he used to be PFC Kenneth Kitsom. Kitsom was listed as KIA on November 17, 2003. At 1:08:38 Cross told Shearing she had seen him for "thirteen exams over the last four years." Presumably Shearing only saw him to monitor him once he was fully changed and trained, as she was unaware of the fact he was 12 IQ points under the minimum for enlistment, and that without continued intellectual enhancement they would not survive.

Taking the November 2003 date as the date Kitsom was accepted into the Outcome program and taken off the Army books, he would have needed extensive training as he was a low-level infantryman. Conservatively this would have been at least six months, as unlike David Webb/Jason Bourne, Webb was a Delta operator before joining Treadstone. Given this time frame, the events of The Bourne Legacy would have to have taken place no earlier than fall 2008 to winter 2009 given the climate seen in the US scenes. See more »

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Dr. Marta Shearing: AARON RUN!
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A bit cliché but packed with great action
10 September 2012 | by antoniotiernoSee all my reviews

First film without Matt Damon and the Jason Bourne character. The movie turned out well and this is thanks to co-writer and director Tony Gilroy (who worked on all three previous films in the series) and Jeremy Renner, perfectly cast in the lead. The results are not flawless but good enough to provide the sort of action and storytelling that Bourne fans expect. Jeremy Renner has earned his way to this high-profile part, doing a great job since his performance in The Hurt Locker. He has the required physicality to make his character — a highly-trained, genetically enhanced undercover agent — totally believable. Furthermore he's perfectly matched with leading lady Rachel Weisz, also credible as a research doctor becoming a pawn and bail at the same time. On balance and on the whole the movie works, though a bit to long. To sum up I was entertained and I'm more than grateful for that.


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