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FILM DETAILS
Certificate 15
Cast
Harrison Ford
Sean Bean
Anne Archer
Samuel L Jackson
Harrison Ford
Anne Archer
Patrick Bergin
Sean Bean
Directors
Philip Noyce
Phillip Noyce
Screenwriters
Tom Clancy
Donald Stewart
W Peter Iliff
Running Time
121 minutes

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Plot
Retired CIA agent Jack Ryan is pressed back into action when he rescues the English minister to Northern Ireland from a terrorist bomb. He kills one of the perpretators in the process inccuring the wrath of the man's brother who persues Ryan to the states swearing revenge on him and his family.


Verdict
Apart from the odd titter, this is a sound formula suspense movie with spiffy set piece thrills, directed with assurance by Dead Calm's Philip Noyce and attractively played by the plausibly anxious principals.


Reviewed by Angie Errigo

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