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.
Release Year: 2012
Rating: 8.1/10 (2,740 voted)
Stars: Jeremy Renner, Rachel Weisz, Edward Norton
Storyline Aaron Cross, a new hero, experiences life-or-death stakes that have been triggered by previous events.
Writers: Tony Gilroy, Dan Gilroy
Cast: Jeremy Renner
Retired Adm. Mark Turso, USN
Retired Col. Eric Byer, USAF
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James Joseph O'Neil
Dr. Marta Shearing
Neil Brooks Cunningham
Dr. Dan Hillcott
Before this movie was seriously considered, director Paul Greengrass jokingly suggested to make a fourth Bourne movie called "The Bourne Redundancy".
Jason Bourne was just the tip of the iceberg.
Carrying on the Bourne Legacy
I walked into the screening theatre with a bit of apprehension. I
confess I am a big Matt Damon fan. He did a tremendous job as Jason
Bourne in the previous three episodes. However Jeremy Renner is a
refreshingly pleasant surprise as the new agent. He is a great actor
who has tremendous screen presence and energy. Rachel Weisz as Dr.
Snyder is outstanding. Ed Norton as Byer does not have too many lines
but his expressions show why he is such a great actor. The story is
excellent and so is Tony Gilroy's direction. The action scenes will
keep you at the edge of your seats. The finale on the streets of Manila
is aligned with the previous three Bourne movies. The locations chosen
are perfect. The cinematography is grabbing especially the scenes which
were shot in Alberta, Canada. The Bourne Legacy is a must see not only
for the Bourne fans but also for those who love a good story and good
action movies. I am going to watch it again and pay for it when it is
released in August. It's well worth it!