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Affleck takes over as Jack Ryan, who is now just an analyst, and has a girlfriend (Moynihan) who's a young doctor (hmmm...), but the film is still set in the present-day. That's just the first confusing element of this complicated spy thriller. The first half is spent on set pieces that seem to have no connection, until a climactic event (which takes place an hour in). Ryan is trying to prevent a nuclear war between the U.S. and Russia. Neo-Nazis are the baddies who put the world on the brink, and give the audience a safe, cartoony villian to make up for the now all-too-possible nuclear scenario. Affleck shows signs of growing into the role if the franchise continues, but he's not there yet. Pic is at its best when in the conference rooms of the White House and Kremlin, with each leader's advisors pressing their agendas.

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Available on Running time 118 minutes. Originally from United States.

Cast and Crew

Genres
Books to Film: Tom Clancy, CIA/NSA, Jack Ryan, Terrorism, Baltimore, Boom!, Presidency
Screenplay
Paul Attanasio, Daniel Pyne
Cast
Ben Affleck, Morgan Freeman, James Cromwell, Bridget Moynahan, Liev Schreiber, Ron Rifkin, Alan Bates, Ciaran Hinds, Philip Baker Hall, Bruce McGill, Colm Feore, Josef Sommer, Ken Jenkins, Michael Byrne, John Beasley, Jamie Harrold
Cinematography
John Lindley
Director
Phil Alden Robinson
Music
Jerry Goldsmith
Other
Patrick Rousseau, Nicolas De Toth, Claude Pare, Andrew Neskoromny, Marie-Sylvie Deveau, Jeannine Oppewall
Producer
Mace Neufeld, Paramount Pictures

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