The Bourne Legacy (2012)

“The Bourne Legacy” is a 2012 action thriller film directed by Tony Gilroy and is the fourth installment in the Bourne film series. Unlike the previous three films, which focused on the character of Jason Bourne (played by Matt Damon), this film centers on a new character named Aaron Cross (played by Jeremy Renner).

The story takes place concurrently with the events of the third film, “The Bourne Ultimatum,” and follows Cross, a member of a secret government program called Operation Outcome, which uses drugs to enhance the physical and mental abilities of its agents. When the program is threatened with exposure and shutdown, Cross goes on the run with a doctor (played by Rachel Weisz) who worked on the program and who can provide him with the drugs he needs to survive.

“The Bourne Legacy” received mixed reviews from critics and audiences. While some praised the action sequences and Renner’s performance, others criticized the film for being too convoluted and lacking the emotional depth and character development of the previous films. The film also features appearances by actors from the previous films, including Joan Allen, David Strathairn, and Albert Finney, as well as new cast members Edward Norton and Stacy Keach.

Duration: 135 min.

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