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The Bourne Identity

On a storm-ravaged night, fishermen working on the Mediterranean haul in a bullet punctured body floating in the ocean. When their "catch" revives, he has no memory of who he is or how he got there. Set ashore, the amnesia sufferer (Matt Damon) sets out to discover who he is. But someone out there already knows-- and they're out to net him dead or alive. Get the movie review and more. »


Overall: C-
Violence: D+
Sexual Content: B-
Language: C-
Drugs/Alcohol: C+
Run Time: 119
Theater Release: 13 Jun 2002
Video Release: 06 May 2014
MPAA Rating: PG-13
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The Bourne Identity is rated PG-13: for violence and some language.

Director: Doug Liman
Cast: Matt Damon, Franka Potente, Chris Cooper
Studio: 2002 Universal Studios Home Entertainment

Detailed Review

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Why Is The Bourne Identity Rated PG-13?

Violence: D+

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