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The Bourne Ultimatum (2007)

Jason Bourne dodges a ruthless CIA official and his agents from a new assassination program while searching for the origins of his life as a trained killer.

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Storyline

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. 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. Written by Corey Hatch

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

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3 August 2007 (USA)  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$110,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$69,283,690, 5 August 2007, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$227,471,070, 29 November 2007

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$442,824,138, 29 November 2007
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Trivia

Edgar Ramírez who plays an assassin in this film also played Ilich Ramirez Sanchez Carlos (2010) in the TV miniseries Carlos. Carlos 'The Jackal' was the main antagonist in the Bourne trilogy written by Robert Ludlum albeit a bit different from the miniseries counterpart. See more »

Goofs

In Tangier, Bourne steals keys to a motorcycle from an old man after he parks it next to a scooter. A few moments later we see Bourne mounting the scooter, then a few moments later he is on the motorcycle and eventually, he rides the scooter in pursuit of Desh. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Russian dispatch officer: Suspect from tunnel auto chase, heading east from Kievsky Train Station.
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Connections

Referenced in The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim (2011) See more »

Soundtracks

Extreme Ways (Bourne's Ultimatum)
Written, Produced and Performed by Moby
Courtesy of Mute Ltd.
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Ultimatum is Easily the Best Bourne
6 August 2007 | by See all my reviews

Paul Greengrass definitely saved the best Bourne for last! I've heard a lot of people complain about they way he filmed this movie, and some have even compared the camera style to the Blair Witch Project. All I have to say to that is...are you kidding me? Come on it was not that bad at all. I think it helps the action scenes to feel more realistic, which I would prefer over highly stylized stunt choreography. As for the rest of the movie I really didn't even notice it.

You can tell that Damon has really gotten comfortable with the role of Jason Bourne. Sometimes that can be a bad thing, but in this case its a really good thing. He really becomes Jason Bourne in this installment. Damon also has a great supporting cast in Joan Allen, Ezra Kramer, and Julia Stiles. David Strathairn was a great addition to the cast, as he added more depth to the secret CIA organization.

Even though the movie is filled with great car chases and nonstop action, they managed to stick a fair amount of character development in their with all of that going on. This film stands far above the other two Bourne movies, and is definitely one of the best movies of the 2007 summer season!


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