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Clear and Present Danger
7.9 out of 10

Clear and Present Danger

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Overall 10

A course of action, that he can suggest....he can't.

Benjamin Wolfe, IMDb
14 March 2007
  • Summary: Harrison Ford. Willem Dafoe. Anne Archer. James Earl Jones. Benjamin Bratt. Henry Czerny, Harris Yulin as a 'heavy' (National Security Adviser : James Cutter ) and Dean Jones. They have a cast of old school heavies and new talent all together.
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A commercial thriller that lacks intelligence and ignores complexity but is still entertaining and provides good thrills on the Hill and in the jungle

bob the moo, IMDb
25 October 2006
  • Summary: When Admiral Greer is diagnosed with cancer, Jack Ryan finds himself as Acting Deputy Director of Intelligence at the same time as one of the President's personal friends is murdered by a Columbian drugs cartel.
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Overall 8

A Lot More Good Than Bad

ccthemovieman-1, IMDb
21 March 2006
  • Summary: Harrison Ford returns as "Jack Ryan," star of the very well-done "Patriot Games," the film adaption off the best-selling Tom Clancy novels. Also returning are Anne Archer and James Earl Jones.
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Overall 9

Harrison Ford on form in an excellent movie

rudgeno1-1, IMDb
27 February 2005
  • Summary: I have read some quite negative reviews of this film, with many being upset by the lack of coherence with the book despite taking it's characterisations etc...I agree that the film does not follow the book particularly well but it is a film, for film watchers, not a book or a film for book readers...
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Fully Entertaining

DaveHasNoTimeForAnyOfThisBull, IMDb
27 September 2003
  • Summary: I don't know of anybody who doesn't like this movie, Clear and Present Danger. There was a funny cartoon I once read called Clear and Present Dangerfield which showed Rodney Dangerfield saying "I get no respect from these terrorists!" Very funny.
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Overall 10

Great Clancy novel brought to life.

Twilight_Wraith, IMDb
7 August 2003
  • Summary: I have to say that ALL of the Clancy novels that were made into films, with the exception of "The Sum of All Fears" were brought to life as great films. Harrison Ford reprises his role as Dr. Jack Ryan, who is forced in this film to step into the shoes of Admiral Greer, who is dying.
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Excellent! Worthy of the Jack Ryan Series!

6 April 2003
  • Summary: With the book being so long, obviously not all of the plot twists and events could be squeezed into this film, which is a little over 2 hours. With respect to this, the movie is very good, with a good mix of action scenes and strong politically minded scenes.
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Clancy's Best Movie Outing to Date

OttoVonB, IMDb
18 September 2002
  • Summary: Tom Clancy's Jack Ryan has had an odd time at the movies. So far 3 actors and as many directors have had a go at him, with varying degrees of success. Hunt for Red October might come up in conversations more often, but it's hard to get past the silliness of Sean Connery pretending to be Russian (and...
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One of my all time favorite movies

Sm5454 (qumn4545@aol.com), IMDb
3 May 2002
  • Summary: A CIA anaylst, Jack Ryan(Harrison Ford), is promoted to Deputy Director of Intelligence of the CIA after Admiral James Greer(James Earl Jones) suffers from illness. A close friend of the president(Donald Moffat) is murdered.
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Overall 7

Condensed Clancy

goggy turk, IMDb
8 April 2000
  • Summary: The makers of this movie are to be congratulated for turning a Tom Clancy doorstop into a tense, tightly woven international thriller with a top notch cast and believeable plot. Where the previous two Jack Ryan movies depended on stunts and quite unbelieveable plot twists this film concentrates on a...
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