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Year: 2016
Saga: Bourne
Original Title: Jason Bourne
Length: 123 minutes
Genre: Action, Thriller
Studios: Universal Pictures
Distributor: Universal Pictures
Age rating: Suitable for 12 years and over
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Release Dates

United Kingdom: July 27 2016

United States: July 29 2016


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Matt Damon returns to the 'Bourne' saga with his fifth installment, thanks to the fact that Universal has decided to meet the requirement imposed by the actor: having Paul Greengrass as the director. The film takes place eight years after the events of 'The Bourne Ultimatum' focusing on a "post Snowden" era in which everything revolves around espionage, civil liberties and the nature of democracy. Tommy Lee Jones and Alicia Vikander are some of the actors who are part of 'Bourne 5', a film in which Vincent Cassel plays the villain. Julia Stiles also returns to the series recovering the role of CIA agent Nicky Parsons. This is the fourth installment of the 'Bourne' saga with Matt Damon in the leading role, before the break that he took in 'The Bourne Legacy' film starring Jeremy Renner. According to Damon, due to the difficulty of finding a compelling story for the film, Greengrass and him decided to take inspiration from the Edward Snowden case, a scandal started by a former employee of the CIA that revealed several Top Secret documents related to various programs of mass surveillance.


Cast Jason Bourne

Scott Shepherd

Scott Shepherd

Director NI Edwin Russell

Matt Damon

Matt Damon

Jason Bourne

Alicia Vikander

Alicia Vikander

Heather Lee

Tommy Lee Jones

Tommy Lee Jones

Robert Dewey



Trivia Jason Bourne

Matt Damon agreed to play Jason Bourne again only after Universal recover Paul Greengrass as the director. This will be Alicia Vikander's second spy movie. Her first was 'The Man From U.N.C.L.E.' (2015). The trailer premiered at the 50th Super Bowl.