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When the president of Russia suddenly dies and is succeeded by a man about whom little is known, tension increases as old fears ignite new paranoia. Director of Central Intelligence Bill Cabot recruits a young analyst from the Russia desk, Jack Ryan, to supply insight and advice. Then the unthinkabl
When the president of Russia suddenly dies and is succeeded by a man about whom little is known, tension increases as old fears ignite new paranoia. Director of Central Intelligence Bill Cabot recruits a young analyst from the Russia desk, Jack Ryan, to supply insight and advice. Then the unthinkable happens: the capital of Chechnya is leveled by a nuclear bomb. America is quick to blame the Russians, and mistrust escalates despite Ryan's certainty that other players are at work. He is right. Terrorists bent on provoking open war between the two nations are moving behind the scenes to manufacture and escalate a conflict. When they successfully detonate a second bomb outside Baltimore during the Super Bowl, the world is pushed inexorably towards war... unless Ryan can supply the needed proof to stem the tide of disaster in time.
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|MPAA Ratings:||PG-13||Premiere Info:|
|Release Date:||2002||Production Date:|
|Color/B&W:||Distributions Co:||Paramount Pictures|
|Sound:||Production Co:||.....Production Company, .....Production Company, Haskolabio .....Theatrical Distributor, Toho-Towa Company .....Theatrical Distributor, United International Pictures .....Theatrical Distributor, Paramount Pictures .....Studio, Paramount Pictures .....Domestic Theatrical Distributor, Paramount Home Media .....Domestic Video Distributor, Howard Anderson Company .....Additional Digital Effects; Titles & Opticals, Rhythm & Hues Studios .....Miniature Photography; Visual Effects, .....Moscow Unit Production|
|Duration(mins):||Country:||United States (USA)|
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Great book gone lame.
One of Tom Clancy's very best stories is put to a lame end with Mr. Lame himself Ben Afleck as the now boring Jack Ryan. Then to white wash and...