Clear and Present Danger Reviews

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February 6, 2020
In both novel and film, Ryan is the moral centre, but the film jettisons the book's range of supporting characters whose differing values help define his position.
September 17, 2018
both cutting in its indictment of how power corrupts even the best intentions and bravely optimistic in asserting that, not only can one maintain one's sense of honor and integrity in a rigged system, but very possibly make all the difference in the world
July 10, 2018
'90s book-based political thriller has violence, language.
January 21, 2014
Having figured out how to make a Jack Ryan action thriller with Patriot Games, the same cluster of filmmakers got to do it again... managing to improve virtually across the board.
August 9, 2012
Ford's second and final appearance as Jack Ryan is a sprawling thriller.
June 23, 2012
Well crafted if utterly conventional action thriller (third in Tom Clancy's series), whose best asset is Harrison Ford's star turn.
February 6, 2010
None of it is uplifting or tells us something fresh, but it passes as easy viewing entertainment.
January 13, 2010
This is the third movie with Jack as its hero, so he is a known quantity -- a humanist spook with an overdeveloped moral sense -- but Ford, playing the part for the second time, knows how to keep his earnestness fresh.
January 13, 2010
It's a formula film with a typically dubious political message, but the storytelling is livelier and more engaging than previous adaptations of Clancy's turgid techno-thrillers.
August 8, 2008
Narrative complexity and momentum make this a true cinematic equivalent of an absorbing page-turner.
September 4, 2007
Passable entertainment
April 23, 2007
High energy Harrison Ford in another installment of spy series.
February 9, 2006
There's a glimmer of interest in the film's ideological contortions, but as a commercial action thriller this is inflated and sluggish.
November 25, 2005
June 3, 2005
Best of Ford's Jack Ryan movies: taut and tough.
April 27, 2005
January 8, 2005
May 27, 2004
March 8, 2004
Ainda que seja o exemplar mais irregular da srie Jack Ryan, o filme se beneficia da vulnerabilidade (emocional, no fsica) com que Ford retrata o heri.
October 8, 2003
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