The Bourne Ultimatum - Movie Reviews - Rotten Tomatoes

The Bourne Ultimatum Reviews

Page 1 of 13
June 23, 2015
As an action film, The Bourne Ultimatum is in a class of its own.
June 23, 2015
[Greengrass'] skillful use of handheld cameras and rapid fire editing help make this a truly visceral experience.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
June 23, 2015
t's full of tension, but it's also disturbing on another level: it's hard not to be reminded of recent events.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
June 23, 2015
This is really great action cinema.
Full Review | Original Score: 4.5/5
June 23, 2015
Director Paul Greengrass returns to guide the cast as they run furiously around the streets of London, Madrid, Tangiers and New York, and the genre material benefits greatly from his paranoid documentary style.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
June 23, 2015
If it feels like a non-stop demolition derby, at least there's a responsible driver at the wheel. The British director Paul Greengrass makes everything seem more plausible with twitchy camerawork and even twitchier editing.
June 23, 2015
When camera operators are moving around a set more than the actors, it may be time to scale back a bit. Fortunately, Bourne finds some sort of violent pick-me-up at each stop on his worldwide vengeance tour.
Read More | Original Score: B-
June 23, 2015
The Bourne Ultimatum is a fitting end to one of the finest blockbuster franchises of recent years.
June 23, 2015
Jason Bourne, the character, may not be as memorable as some other action hero icons, but he has qualities that impress.
Full Review | Original Score: A-
June 23, 2015
The combination of Greengrass's muscular direction, Damon's soulful performance, a classy cast and some expert action make this a must-see movie.
Full Review | Original Score: 5/5
June 23, 2015
This double-venti thriller is the best movie I've seen this summer.
Read More | Original Score: A
June 23, 2015
The story of Jason Bourne is the story of the spy movie all grown up.
Read More | Original Score: 4/5
June 23, 2015
Anything James Bond can do, it seems, Jason Bourne can do, too.
June 23, 2015
Of the huge summer threequels, without question it's the one delivered with urgency.
Full Review | Original Score: 5/5
June 23, 2015
Occasionally the fights and chases take on a chaotic quality that's far from crystal clear. Yet somehow it still works, because the director has created such a pervasive atmosphere of restlessness and tension that you find yourself in Bourne's skin.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
August 4, 2013
Nothing is overplayed, from the scary surveillance tracking methods to the high-level corruption, making this a superbly crafted masterclass in intelligent action film-making.
Full Review | Original Score: 5/5
August 4, 2013
It may seem odd to praise a big-budget action flick for its maturity, but Paul Greengrass' The Bourne Ultimatum unequivocally proves that a summer blockbuster needn't be brainless to be exciting.
Full Review | Original Score: A-
August 4, 2013
Bourne -- or whatever his name really is -- is such a resourceful and reckless agent of chaos, we thrill to him despite the fact that he's officially a non-entity.
November 3, 2012
You know, I used to think Matt Damon was kinda like a Streisand, but he's rocking the shit in this one.
Full Review | Original Score: 5/5
August 7, 2012
Beneath the heart-racing action, Ultimatum strains to show how aggressive Bush-era tactics lead to our moral ruin.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
Page 1 of 13