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The Bourne Legacy Reviews

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June 30, 2016
Jeremy Renner's stock-in-trade is a regular-looking joe who radiates a powerful undercurrent of danger. Given the new storyline, Renner is a perfect replacement for Matt Damon.
Full Review | Original Score: 4.5/5
May 10, 2016
Jeremy Renner... fills in Damon's shoes with relish, and better yet, with integrity.
April 9, 2016
It won't provide the cinematic jolt that many are looking for in a "Bourne" film.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
November 14, 2013
A fine movie, in the end. And that's the problem. It's just fine. The first three "Bourne" movies were incredible.
July 17, 2013
The rather serious and businesslike film offers a handful of intense action scenes and some satisfying spy-vs-spy combat.
Full Review | Original Score: B-
June 23, 2013
It doesn't so much as end as run out of running time.
Full Review | Original Score: C
May 26, 2013
No one wanted this. Not even lapsed Christians sought to be "Bourne" again.
Full Review | Original Score: C
March 4, 2013
Legacy intact! The Bourne Legacy ensures we've not seen the end of the franchise just yet.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
January 10, 2013
Renner's Cross isn't as compelling a protagonist as Damon's troubled Bourne, but when it comes to bruising combat he certainly delivers.
December 17, 2012
Unless America is really that stuck on Matt Damon in the Bourne franchise, I see no reason that Renner's work here shouldn't make him a star.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
October 20, 2012
Semi-successful revamp uses Bourne's name
October 19, 2012
It couldn't ever hope to match the Paul Greengrass/Matt Damon movies for sheer punch and propulsion, but it's as close to replicating them as you could expect, and marks another excellent entry into the Bourneography.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
October 5, 2012
Nicely overlaps the previous films while carving a name of its own
Full Review | Original Score: B
September 27, 2012
'The Bourne Legacy' is by no means a bad film. Unfortunately, it just has trouble living up to the real world Jason Bourne 'legacy.'
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
September 26, 2012
There's a lot to like about The Bourne Legacy, but it's hard not to feel a little worried that the rich complexity of Ludlum's past work might be lost in the transition-and that's a legacy that really needs to be upheld.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
September 26, 2012
... all middle with no beginning -- and, of course, no end, so the franchise can go on.
Read More | Original Score: 2/5
September 25, 2012
"The Bourne Legacy" may not be the thriller the first three films managed to be. But, it's well written and very entertaining. Renner has become one of my favorite action stars.
Full Review | Original Score: B+
September 24, 2012
This is not the Bourne sequel you were looking for.
September 13, 2012
The Bourne Legacy is the strangest sequel to come out of the Hollywood studio system in a long, long time. It's a product of shallow studio greed and staggering creative ineptitude.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/10
September 5, 2012
Though the weakest of the series, "The Bourne Legacy" is not a throw-away action film. It's one of the best thrillers of the year and a sure bet on the future success of the "Bourne" franchise.
Full Review | Original Score: 6/10
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