Clear and Present Danger Reviews

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.
August 8, 2008
Narrative complexity and momentum make this a true cinematic equivalent of an absorbing page-turner.
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.
May 20, 2003
In a film that opens with the sight of a waving American flag, subtlety may not be foremost on anyone's mind. But Mr. Ford's wary intelligence does wonders for a potentially one-dimensional character.
January 1, 2000
[Noyce] dramatizes Tom Clancy's obsessively detailed plot in a straightforward fashion while staging spectacular showpieces of action.
January 1, 2000
The film seems to have its pulse on some peculiarly modern varieties of madness.
January 1, 2000
An absorbing, if overlong adaptation of Tom Clancy's bestseller.
January 1, 2000
For what it is, Clear and Present Danger is fun to sit through.
January 1, 2000
The uneven flow is as likely to lead to a snoozing viewer as to one on the edge of their seat.
August 3, 1994