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Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit

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. Get the movie review and more. »


Overall: B
Violence: C-
Sexual Content: B
Language: D+
Drugs/Alcohol: C+
Run Time: 106
Theater Release: 17 Jan 2014
Video Release: 10 Jun 2014
MPAA Rating: PG-13
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Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit is rated PG-13: for sequences of violence and intense action, and brief strong language.

Director: Kenneth Branagh
Cast: Chris Pine, Keira Knightley, Kevin Costner, Kenneth Branagh
Studio: 2013 Paramount Pictures
Website: Official site for Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit.

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Chris Pine is in the enviable position of heading up not one but two film franchises. In 2009 he took the controls of the Enterprise as a young James T.… 
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Why Is Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit Rated PG-13?

Violence: Violence includes shootings, stabbings, beatings, kidnapping, torture, explosions and car chases. A man is… 
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