The Bourne Ultimatum parents guide

The Bourne Ultimatum

Jason Bourne is on the ultimate quest to find himself.

Overall B-

Matt Damon reprises his role as Jason Bourne, a trained assassin with a memory problem. In this third installment of the franchise, the amnesia sufferer continues to search for his past identity while trying to avoid the trigger-happy federal and Interpol agents who do remember him.

Release date August 2, 2007

Violence D+
Sexual Content A
Profanity C+
Substance Use A

Why is The Bourne Ultimatum rated PG-13? The MPAA rated The Bourne Ultimatum PG-13 for violence and intense sequences of action

Run Time: 115 minutes

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Why is The Bourne Ultimatum rated PG-13? The Bourne Ultimatum is rated PG-13 by the MPAA for violence and intense sequences of action

This third edition in the Bourne franchise tones down the violence by just a notch, allowing us a little more time to get to know Jason Bourne and sympathize with his situation. However, there are still dozens of conflicts involving very brutal hand-to-hand combat with attackers being hit, pushed, kicked, punched and beaten in every way imaginable. A bomb explodes killing a man and injuring another. A gun is used to kill an innocent person in a public area. A man whose head is covered with a hood is executed. More gunplay is included in other scenes of the film, and further violence includes a man being forcibly dunked and almost drowned in a tank of water. Language consists of terms in moderate (mostly scatological expletives) and mild profanities, along with terms of deity. Drug use is limited to a man injecting himself with medicine. No sexual content was noted.

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The Bourne Ultimatum
Canadian Movie Rating Info
Province Rating Rating Descriptor
British Columbia 14A Violence.
Alberta 14A
Manitoba 14A Not Recommeded for Children, Violence.
Ontario 14A Violence
Quebec 13+
Martimes PG
Canadian Home Video 14A

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Cast and Crew

The Bourne Ultimatum is directed by Paul Greengrass and stars Matt Damon, Julia Stiles, Joan Allen, David Strathairn.

Home Video

The most recent home video release of The Bourne Ultimatum movie is May 6, 2014. Here are some details…

Home Video Notes: The Bourne Ultimatum (Steelbook)

Release Date: 6 May 2014

The Bourne Ultimatum re-releases to home video (Blu-ray + DVD + DIGITAL with UltraViolet) in a Steelbook edition (meaning packaged in a steel case), with the following bonus materials:
- Digital Copy of The Bourne Ultimatum (Subject to expiration. Go to for details.)
- Includes UltraViolet (Subject to expiration. Go to for details.)
- U-Control: Volkswagon Get More Info
- U-Control: Blackbriar Files
- Control: Bourne Orientation
-U-Control: Picture in Picture
- Be Bourne Spy Training
- Deleted Scenes
- Man on the Move: Jason Bourne
- Rooftop Pursuit
- Planning the Punches
- Driving School
- New York Chase
- Feature Commentary with Director Paul Greengrass
- BD-Live: Ultimate Download Center
- BD-Live: Ultimate My Scenes Sharing

- BD-Live: Ultimate My Chat

- BD-Live: Ultimate My Bourne Ultimate Commentary

- BD-Live: Ultimate Bourne Card Battle Strategy Game

DVD Release Date: 11 December 2007

With the release of The Bourne Ultimatum on DVD (wide or full screen) and HD DVD, the elusive fugitive can hide no longer! Uncover the secrets of the production by listening to director Paul Greengrass’s commentary, piece together clues as you examine various making-of featurettes, and check out forgotten footage with deleted scenes. Audio tracks are available in Dolby Digital Surround (English, French and Spanish), with subtitles in English, French and Spanish.

The movie is also available as part of The Jason Bourne Collection, which packages together the entire franchise (The Bourne Identity, The Bourne Supremacy and The Bourne Ultimatum).

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This is the third installment in this franchise. The first two are The Bourne Identity and The Bourne Supremacy.