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Jack Reacher: Never Go Back (2016)

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Jack Reacher must uncover the truth behind a major government conspiracy in order to clear his name. On the run as a fugitive from the law, Reacher uncovers a potential secret from his past that could change his life forever.

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Gen. Harkness
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Local Deputy
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Storyline

After accomplishing the assignment of dismantling a human trafficking organization, the former military and drifter Jack Reacher goes to Washington to invite his liaison, Major Susan Turner, to have dinner with him. However, he meets her substitute, Colonel Sam Morgan, who explains that Major Turner has been arrested and accused of espionage. Jack seeks out her veteran lawyer, Colonel Bob Moorcroft, who explains that Major Turner has also been accused of the murders of two soldiers in Afghanistan. Further, he also tells Jack he is being sued, accused by a woman of being the father of her fifteen year-old daughter, Samantha. When Moorcroft is murdered, Jack is accused of being the killer and sent to a prison. He sees that Turner and he have been framed and also that Turner will be killed by two assassins. However, he rescues her and they flee. Soon, they realize that there is a conspiracy involving military people from the army and a government contractor that is a powerful arms dealer... Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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Rated PG-13 for sequences of violence and action, some bloody images, language and thematic elements | See all certifications »

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21 October 2016 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Jack Reacher 2  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$60,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$22,872,490 (USA) (21 October 2016)

Gross:

$58,399,160 (USA) (23 December 2016)
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Trivia

The name of the assassin was "The Hunter" (Patrick Heusinger). The character is not ever known by a personal name in the movie. See more »

Goofs

When CPT Espin was escorting Reacher through the prison, the CPT had his jacket unzipped. When wearing a jacket with a zipper or buttons, the jacket will be zipped or buttoned all the way up with the exception of the collar button. Any CPT would live this without a thought. See more »

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[first lines]
Local Deputy: [moving through crowd of spectators] Pardon me. Excuse me. Step aside please.
[breaks through and sees battered men on the ground]
Local Deputy: Jesus Christ.
[on radio]
Local Deputy: Lee's Diner. I got four down. I need two EMS vehicles.
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Connections

Referenced in Good Morning Britain: Episode dated 10 October 2016 (2016) See more »

Soundtracks

German Organ Mass: Kyrie, Gott Vater in Ewigkeit BWV 672
Written by Johann Sebastian Bach (as J.S. Bach)
Performed by Marie-Claire Alain
Courtesy of Erato Disques
By arrangement with Warner Music Group Film & TV Licensing
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This is a Jean Claude Van Dame level movie B-
2 January 2017 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

This is worse than part 1. Part was wasn't too bad, but this is plain awful. It is wrong on many levels - the plot is incredibly weak, the acting is awful, and the script is straight out of a 70s B movie.

In an alternate universe this movie star Jean Claude Van Dame. However in this universe Tom Cruise appears to have failed miserably, as did direction, script writing etc.

Corny lines like, "They ran out of Medal" when referring to how heavily awarded this former MP is, happen to be just one example amongst the many.

Then there is the plot, the pointless proactive attempt by the bad guys to lock up and kill Major Smulders, follow Jack Reacher, create a professional baddie that takes things personally.

This may well be the tipping point decline in the career of Tom Cruz, he just looked past it, slow, completely unbelievable.

I won't say much more, this movie isn't worth wasting the time on the critique.


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