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Movie Review: Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit (2014)

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By: Mobile Movie Man

Disclaimer: The views and opinions expressed in this article are those of the Mobile Movie Man and may not necessarily reflect those of The Guy Corner NYC.

Good. Right off the bat I knew I was going to like this movie just by the fact that this is based on Tom Clancy’s characters. I have loved a lot of his older movies that are a must if you have not seen them. So I’m a little biased here.

Chris Pine is straight fire these days. He’s in everything and has a ton lined up in the pipeline. He and the rest of the cast did a solid job in this slightly farfetched espionage thriller, and Keira Knightley is easy on the eyes as an added bonus. The movie starts off a little slow out of the gate, but it picks up steam and gets the adrenalin pumping throughout. The movie is good spy movie with a ton of action, so if you like these types of films then this is right in your sweet spot. It’s no Jason Bourne, but it does a great job being what it is. Hopefully this is turns into a franchise, because I would definitely like seeing some more movies with Chris Pine as Jack Ryan.  So if you get the change to check this one out, do so because you won’t be disappointed. The Mobile Movie Man has spoken!!!!

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About Ray Gruenfelder

Creator and Founder of The Guy Corner NYC, the Guys lifestyle blog (Tech, Sports, Food, Drinks & much more). A married father of 2, this page is dedicated to "Guy Stuff". I am also Co-Founder of NYC Wine Guys, a wine blog from 2 guys from Queens, NY.

Posted on June 24, 2014 6:35 am, in The Movie Buff and tagged , , , . Bookmark the permalink. 10 Comments.

  1. I love action movies, but haven’t seen this one yet. I will put it on my list to see!

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  2. Loved this movie! Thanks for the write up!

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  3. Thanks! I was just wondering if I wanted to see this! 🙂

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  4. My husband and 14 year son love action movies. They will love seeing this one.

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  5. Interesting. Haven’t seen it but a good review.

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  6. i am an action junkie, so i will totally see that. thanks for the review

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