The Bourne Legacy Synopsis
The actions of Jason Bourne have consequences for a new man.
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Entertainment Weekly

By Lisa Schwarzbaum
Renner's Cross is a conflicted hero built to take advantage of the "Hurt Locker" star's best qualities as an actor - his default intensity,...
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Philadelphia Inquirer

By Steven Rea
It's smart, it's exhilarating, and Gilroy's depiction of a high-tech world where our every move is captured by surveillance cams and Big...
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USA Today

By Claudia Puig
This latest Bourne doesn't send adrenaline surging the way "Ultimatum" did, but it's still a tense, well-acted thrill ride.
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Wall Street Journal

By Joe Morgenstern
A solid success, primarily though not entirely because of Jeremy Renner. He's a star worthy of the term as Aaron Cross, another haunted...
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Like much of the movie, Norton's presence has a patient, diligent quality to it, as if what's on screen is just a slog to get through...
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Rolling Stone

By Peter Travers
Gilroy stages two riveting shootouts involving Marta at work and home. And there's a killer chase scene in Manila as the bad guys try to...
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Boston Globe

By Ty Burr
The best thing that can be said about The Bourne Legacy is that Renner will survive it.
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New York Daily News

By Elizabeth Weitzman
The introduction isn't as smooth as it could be, but eventually everyone settles into the right groove.
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The Hollywood Reporter

By Todd McCarthy
The same tone and look are maintained, but the visceral excitement is muffled by familiarity, an insufficiently conceived lead character...
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San Francisco Chronicle

By Mick LaSalle
The Bourne series ended with the last installment, and now comes a 135-minute death rattle called The Bourne Legacy. It's a peculiar movie,...
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Bourne of a Different Breed

By Darkola
I've read alot of bad reviews on this movie, and I can see why to a point. I know the beginning was a little dragged on, but for a purpose, its introducing a new character to its audience, from the...

Please NO MORE BOURNE!!!!!!

By Agarrat
I personally thought jerremy renner would have made a better agent than matt damon boy was i wrong... this movies plots and dialogue at times leave you like "what are they talking about" the action...

An utter disappointment

By msemcken
I went to this movie with three of my friends and each one of us were left dumbfounded by how anticlimatic, confusing, and pointless this entire movie was. This is in no way a part or a refection of...

What a great ride

By ellekate
Seriously, Jeremy Renner has really taken this new character and made it his own. I love how they blend the two stories to give you a sense of where Aaron Cross fits in. It's unfortunately not clear...

Good but could have been better

By Rebnme
Not sure if it was as good as the previous ones, maybe I missed Matt Damon/Jason Bourne. But there was the requisite fight and car chase scenes and lack of romance :( Sometimes a bit difficult to...

For die-hard "Bourne" fans only

By anarchristian
Love the franchise, and will probably see "Legacy" again, but would't be surprised if many found this "talking-head action flick" a disappointment. Jeremy Renner is great as Aaron Cross, but his...

Another Classic

By ari-fandango
I went to see it last night and I am going again today and taking my Father, & I am a guy that almost always waits for movies to come to dvd before I see them. Go see this movie! This is not...

Bourne Again?

By mparetti
Had to work a little to put all the concurrent story lines with the last Bourne movie in its proper place. Large audience seemed to feel a little let down at the ending as it all seemed to wrap in...

The Bourne Legascy

By bottledh20
Terrific !!!! Even though it's not Matt Damon ( who we all had grown accustomed to), the story and the actors and actresses were very believable and good Great action !!!!!!...

Awesome movie-Jeremy Renner can be the next Bourne.

By wkyo67
The movie was excellent, it had a great story line, action scenes filled with explosions and intensity. The locations and places used in the film was beautiful, especially Alaska. Jeremy and...

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Rated PG-13 | For Violence and Action Sequences
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Common Sense Media says Non-stop action sequel holds its own against predecessors.
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