Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit parents guide

Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit

Chris Pine takes the lead in this reboot of the Tom Clancy classic

Overall B

Based on spy novel author Tom Clancy's character, a young Jack Ryan helps the CIA uncover a terrorist plot to sabotage the US economy.

Release date January 17, 2014

Violence C-
Sexual Content B
Profanity D+
Substance Use C+

Why is Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit rated PG-13? The MPAA rated Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit PG-13 for sequences of violence and intense action, and brief strong language.

Run Time: 106 minutes

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Why is Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit rated PG-13? Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit is rated PG-13 by the MPAA for sequences of violence and intense action, and brief strong language.

Violence: Violence includes shootings, stabbings, beatings, kidnapping, torture, explosions and car chases. A man is drowned in a bathtub. Characters are choked. A man races through the streets on a motorcycle without a helmet. A character plans to detonate a bomb in the middle of a heavily populated city. A man is shot and left to die on the side of the road. Characters are punched, slapped and kicked. Characters are in perilous situations. A character describes a way to use a light bulb to inflict severe internal injuries.

Sexual Content: A couple wakes up in bed together: bare shoulders and man’s chest are shown. A woman comes out of the shower wearing only a towel. A couple embraces and kisses. Mild sexual references are made.

Language: The script includes a strong sexual expletive, some scatological slang, infrequent profanities and numerous uses of terms of Deity.

Alcohol / Drug Use: Prescription drugs, including Percocet, are used. A man asks for additional pills. Other medical drugs are used for a dying patient. Characters drink at dinner and one character pretends to be drunk.

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Canadian Movie Rating Info
Province Rating Rating Descriptor
British Columbia PG Violence, Coarse Language.
Alberta PG Coarse Language, Violence.
Manitoba PG Not Recommended For Young Children Violence Language May Offend.
Ontario PG Violence, Language May Offend
Quebec 13+ Violence.
Martimes PG
Canadian Home Video PG

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Cast and Crew

Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit is directed by Kenneth Branagh and stars Chris Pine, Keira Knightley, Kevin Costner, Kenneth Branagh.

Home Video

The most recent home video release of Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit movie is June 10, 2014. Here are some details…

Home Video Notes: Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit

Release Date: 10 June 2014

Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit releases to home video (Blu-ray + DVD + Digital HD

Or DVD) with the following extras:

- Commentary by Kenneth Branagh and Lorenzo di Bonaventura

- Deleted & Extended Scenes with Optional Commentary with Branagh and di Bonaventura

- Four Featurettes

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Actor Chris Pine plays the younger version of another famous character (Captain James T. Kirk) in the movies Star Trek and Star Trek Into Darkness. Other movies based on Tom Clancy novels include The Hunt For Red October (Alec Baldwin plays Jack Ryan) and The Sum Of All Fears (Ben Affleck plays Jack Ryan).

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