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Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit


Jan 17, 2014

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Jun 10, 2014

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Kenneth Branagh


Chris Pine
Keira Knightley
Kevin Costner
Kenneth Branagh


2013 Paramount Pictures

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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.

Content Details

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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Canadian Movie Ratings

PG Violence, Coarse Language.
AB PG Coarse Language, Violence.
MB PG Not Recommended For Young Children Violence Language May Offend.
ON PG Violence, Language May Offend
QC 13+ Violence.

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

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