Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit (2014)

“Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit” is an action-thriller film released in 2014, directed by Kenneth Branagh and starring Chris Pine in the lead role. The movie is based on the character of Jack Ryan, created by author Tom Clancy.

The story follows the early days of Jack Ryan’s career as a CIA analyst, as he uncovers a terrorist plot to crash the U.S. economy. With the help of his mentor, Thomas Harper (Kevin Costner), and his fiancée, Cathy Muller (Keira Knightley), Ryan travels to Moscow to investigate the financial activities of a Russian oligarch, Viktor Cherevin (Kenneth Branagh).

As Ryan delves deeper into the conspiracy, he discovers a plot to launch a devastating attack on the United States, and he must race against time to stop the terrorists before it’s too late.

The film features a strong supporting cast, including Kevin Costner, Keira Knightley, and Kenneth Branagh, who also directs the film. The movie’s thrilling action sequences and suspenseful plot make it an exciting and engaging watch for fans of the action-thriller genre.

However, the film received mixed reviews from critics, with some praising the performances and action scenes, while others criticized the lack of originality and depth in the story. Despite its flaws, “Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit” is a solid entry in the Jack Ryan franchise and a satisfying action-thriller in its own right.

Duration: 105 min.

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