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The Bourne Ultimatum

posted by Nell Minow
B+
Lowest Recommended Age:High School
MPAA Rating:Rated PG-13 for violence and intense sequences of action.
Profanity:Some mild language
Nudity/Sex:Passionate kissing
Alcohol/Drugs:Drinking
Violence/Scariness:Non-stop peril and violence, shooting, fighting, explosions, crashes, many characters injured and killed
Diversity Issues:Strong female characters
Movie Release Date:August 3, 2007
DVD Release Date:December 11, 2007

There is not much story here. The set-up was two movies ago, when a man with a gunshot wound was fished out of the water. He had no memory but when it came to the tricks of the spy trade, he had mad skills. Now, three movies later, he is beginning to put it all together and that is something that the bad guys do not want and will do anything to stop. So, the whole movie is just cat and mouse — that is, if the cat and mouse were equipped with some serious ordnance, the combat skills of an Ultimate Fighting Champion, and the resilience of The Terminator. This movie has no pretence of being about anything but the action scenes. Fortunately, the action scenes are choice.

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