The Bourne Supremacy
The Bourne Supremacy (2004)

The second chapter in the "Bourne Trilogy," based on Robert Ludlum's best-selling espionage novels, reaches the screen in this sequel to the 2002 thriller The Bourne Identity. Jason Bourne (Matt Damon) has abandoned his life… More

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Rated: PG-13
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Release Date: July 23, 2004
DVD Release Date: December 7, 2004
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Critic Score: 81% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: A well-maded sequel that delivers the thrills.

Time Out

[Director] Greengrass proves himself equally adept at action, building on the edginess of Doug Liman's original with a feverish handheld camera and frenetic editing.

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Charles Taylor

An entertaining, well-constructed spy story (though not as satisfying as the first film -- perhaps because it's not as simple).

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Tim Brayton
Antagony & Ecstasy

The strengths are amazing, and it's pretty impressive how thoroughly and successfully the movie rewrote the vocabulary of action cinema.

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David Denby
New Yorker

Of its kind, The Bourne Supremacy is incredibly skilled -- much more exciting than its predecessor.

Stephen Hunter
Washington Post

The movie is utterly synthetic.

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David Nusair
Reel Film Reviews

A minor step above the entertaining (yet underwhelming) The Bourne Identity...

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Rex Reed
New York Observer

Another of those incoherent Robert Ludlum spy thrillers with more logistics than logic.

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Geoff Pevere
Toronto Star

Good enough to make one have faith in certain things again, like spy movies, sequels and the charismatically low-key, quietly lethal movie-star charisma of Matt Damon.

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Nell Minow
Common Sense Media

Second in trilogy is a smooth but violent thriller.

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Flixster Audience Score: 90% Flixster User Reviews
Bob Stinson
Hyper-caffeinated camerawork and editing really detract- Greengrass incapable of holding a shot. Dammit, my eye moves around the frame you don't have to… More
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Carlos Magalh„es
Even superior to the first movie, this exhilarating sequel boasts a lot of action while it is always exciting to see Bourne use his brains and skills to stay… More
danny d
although often chided for being the lesser of the three, this is still and excellent action film and completely worthy of the franchise. a solid addition to… More
Eugene Bernabe
It's witty and stylish, especially with the addition of director Paul Greengrass. The Bourne Supremacy picks up where 'Identity' left off with… More
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