Rent The Bourne Identity (2002)

4.0 of 5 from 444 ratings
1h 54min
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Synopsis:
Racing to unlock the secret of his own identity, amnesiac operative Jason Bourne (Matt Damon) discovers the deadly truth: he's the government's number one target, a $30 million weapon it no longer trusts.
Actors:
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Directors:
Producers:
Patrick Crowley, Richard N. Gladstein, Doug Liman
Writers:
Tony Gilroy, W. Blake Herron, Robert Ludlum
Studio:
Universal Pictures
Genres:
Action & Adventure, Thrillers
BBFC:
Release Date:
10/03/2003
Run Time:
114 minutes
Languages:
English
Subtitles:
Arabic, Bulgarian, Croatian, English Hard of Hearing, Polish, Portuguese, Serbian, Slovenian
DVD Regions:
Region 2
Formats:
Pal
Aspect Ratio:
Widescreen 2.35:1
Colour:
Colour
Bonus:
  • Feature Commentary with Director Doug Liman, 'The Birth of the Bourne Identity
  • Behind the scenes
  • Alternate ending
  • Deleted and extended scenes
  • Moby ‘Extreme ways’ Music video
  • Theatrical trailer
BBFC:
Release Date:
30/03/2009
Run Time:
119 minutes
Languages:
English, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Spanish
Subtitles:
Danish, Dutch, English Hard of Hearing, Finnish, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Mandarin, Norwegian, Portuguese, Spanish, Swedish
DVD Regions:
Region 2
Formats:
Pal
Aspect Ratio:
Widescreen 2.35:1
Colour:
Colour
Bonus:
  • Feature Commentary with Director Doug Liman
  • The Ludlum Identity
  • The Ludlum Supremacy
  • The Ludlum Supremacy
  • Alternate Opening and Alternate Ending
  • Deleted Scenes
  • Extended Farmhouse Scene
  • The Birth Of The Bourne Identity
  • The Bourne Mastermind: Robert Ludlum
  • Access Granted: An Interview with Screenwriter Tony Gilroy
  • From Identity to Supremacy: Jason & Marie
  • The Bourne Diagnosis
  • Cloak and Dagger: Covert Ops
  • Inside A Fight Sequence
  • Moby "Extreme Ways" Music Video
BBFC:
Release Date:
28/11/2016
Run Time:
118 minutes
Languages:
English, French, Latin American Spanish
Subtitles:
Danish, Dutch, English Hard of Hearing, Finnish, French, Latin American Spanish, Norwegian, Swedish
DVD Regions:
Region 2
Formats:
Pal
Aspect Ratio:
Widescreen 2.35:1
Colour:
Colour
BLU-RAY Regions:
B

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Reviews (3) of The Bourne Identity

Bourne for success? - The Bourne Identity review by Tony, Birmingham

Spoiler Alert
26/05/2006

Robert Ludlum is a master crafter of spy/espionage thrillers and indeed the premise of this movie seems promising at the start.

Matt Damon plays Jason Bourne, (or does he?) who is picked up floating in the ocean by a ship that somewhat conveniently is in the vicinity.

Our hero cannot remember who he is, why he'd been shot twice in the back, nevermind why he's floating in the sea like a sponge.

Still undaunted, Jason goes about finding out who he is and clues lead him to a railway station but the mystery only deepens as he discovers a gun, several passports bearing his face and over 20,000 US dollars in cash.

So who is he? What is he? A spy or something else? An assassin perhaps? And the other question is why is someone determined to kill him before he gets the answers?

Sounds like a sure fire winner here, BUT....

Damon gives a good, not a great, but good performance as the confused hero and his supporting actress also gives a good, not great performance. And that sums up the film.

Trailers may suggest it's a white knuckled rollercoaster ride, but it isn't. It has some nice action sequences and a very good car chase, but somehow it never seems to hit top gear or really balze towards the finish line after leaving the blocks. The sequel I've been told is better and I shall hold judgment on that until I've seen it. As for this one, not bad, not bad at all but I think an opportunity to really establish Matt Damon as an action hero was squandered. I've seen worse but I've seen better, James Bond he ain't!

2 out of 5 members found this review helpful.

What happened to the book's story line? - The Bourne Identity review by blewgenes

Spoiler Alert
21/03/2005

The big advantage is that you can read the book and see the film without having to decide which is better.

0 out of 0 members found this review helpful.

The bourne identity - The Bourne Identity review by 'b.estabrook'

Spoiler Alert
27/05/2005

Not what i expected it was better enjoyable film

0 out of 1 members found this review helpful.

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