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.
Why Is Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit Rated PG-13?
Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit is rated PG-13 for sequences of violence and intense action, and brief strong language.
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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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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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Canadian Home Video Rating: PG
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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