The Bourne Ultimatum Synopsis
Jason Bourne (Matt Damon) continues to look for clues to unravel his true identity.
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Philadelphia Inquirer

By Steven Rea
Unstoppable fun.
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USA Today

By Claudia Puig
The best action thriller of the year.
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Entertainment Weekly

By Owen Gleiberman
A spectacular windup toy of a thriller -- a contraption made by an artist.
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The Hollywood Reporter

By Kirk Honeycutt
Audiences will eat it up: This is a postmillennial spy-action movie pitched to a large international audience. You hardly need subtitles.
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Rolling Stone

By Peter Travers
The movie is thunderously exciting, but what makes it resonate is the wrenching story we read on Damon's face. We've waited all summer for...
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Boston Globe

By Wesley Morris
The movies are smart -- smarter than you, but not in an off-putting way. Their basic appeal, especially this new one, is that Matt Damon’s...
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New York Daily News

By Elizabeth Weitzman
Bursting with so much amped-up energy, you may need to rest once it's finally done.
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Chicago Sun-Times

By Roger Ebert
You sit there, and the action assaults you, and using words to re-create it would be futile. What actually happens to Jason Bourne is...
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Chicago Tribune

By Michael Phillips
This is the most satisfying thriller of the year, capping the Bourne trilogy.
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San Francisco Chronicle

By Mick LaSalle
A thoughtful, satisfying action thriller.
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lived up to our expectations

By melocq22
Anyone who has been following this trilogy would agree that the third installment was the best yet and that it definitely fullfilled our expectations. The ending left room for a possible fourth...

What a Summer Blockbuster SHOULD be!

By Rumrnr
Run do not walk to see this movie! Fans of the books have come to terms with the fact that the movies have little to do with the authors intended story line. That being said the screen writers have...


By cjtolmie
I have never seen any of the Bourne movies and I was blown away by this film. It was a great piece of cinema. I was able to understand the plot despite not seeing the other films and enjoyed it...


By Macholatino
Totally awesome picture, great action, intense moments and very unpredictable, the fighting scenes keeps you at the edge of your seat. Must see movie!!!!!!!...

The Bourne Ultimatum

By Simi_Loca
Great Movie... a must see....

Truly Amazing

By jsttsl
You can't help but love everything about this movie. The acting is amazing, the action is the best ever. You don't get sick of it, it's not over-the-top, and it's not laughable. I love all the Bourne...

Absolutely fabulous..

By bewitched
Keeping up with the previous two paced, hold on to your seat. I was so excited about seeing this movie, I went to the first showing, the midnight screening. So worth the lost 3 hours of...

WHEW! Unrelenting Action!

By edfinn
I'm a big fan of the first two Bourne adventures, and the Bourne Ultimatum more than lives up to their lofty standards. In fact, it's the best one yet. Matt Damon has grown in the role of an ex-CIA...

Great action movie! Great story line! Go see it!

By jbf13
I Just got back from a Pre-screening of the movie and it was amazing. Great action and a satisfying ending to the story. If you are a Bourne (if his name is bourne.......) fan you will love this!! Go...


By suprcool
This movie is really great. Exactly what I want from an action movie and what I've come to expect from the Borne movies. A little nausiating at times with the unfocused camera on non stop action, but...

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Rated PG-13 | For violence and intense sequences of action
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Common Sense Media says Excellent, smart spy thriller for mature teens and up.
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