Movie Review: Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit (2014)


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!!!!

10 Comments Add yours

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


    1. Glad to hear TheMommyAvenger. Feel free to check back weekly for another movie review.


  2. Holli Ann says:

    Loved this movie! Thanks for the write up!


    1. Holli, you are quite welcome. Check back weekly for another movie review.


  3. Ronda Eagle says:

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


    1. Ronda, Glad to will be seeing it.


  4. tara pittman says:

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


  5. Charity L. says:

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


  6. bakesinslippers says:

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


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