The Bourne Supremacy [2004] [PG-13] - 3.6.5

 
 

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The Bourne Supremacy [2004] [PG-13] - 3.6.5 Jason Bourne (Matt Damon) returns in this sequel to "The Bourne Identity." Bourne has settled in with girlfriend Marie (Franka Potente) in India. However, when a rival agent begins to pursue the former black-ops assassin, Bourne knows it's time to go back on the run. Also with Julia Stiles, Brian Cox, and Joan Allen. Directed by Paul Greengrass. [1:48]

SEX/NUDITY 3 - A man and a woman are briefly seen in bed together; he gets out of bed and she follows, both are clothed in conservative sleep attire. A man kisses a dead woman goodbye. A woman is seen in a bikini top that is slightly see-through and reveals cleavage.

VIOLENCE/GORE 6 - During a scuffle shots are fired, and two people are killed. A woman, while driving a car, is shot in the head causing her to drive off a bridge and plunge into water, her male passenger struggles to remove her from the car, he succeeds but by this time her blood is oozing into the surrounding water; he attempts to resuscitate her but is not successful. A man shoots himself in the face, with the act being shown for a very brief moment after the shot is fired. After entering his apartment, a man discovers another man is waiting for him, a hand-to-hand confrontation ensues with both men being thrown around the room resulting in broken glass and furniture; one man pulls out a knife, and the other man gets his opponent into a position where he can choke him to death, resulting in blood on both men and sounds of the man gasping. A man stabs another man and kills him. A somewhat blurred and visually obscured sequence shows a man killing another man and a woman. A man is shot, but he's only injured. After his car hits a cement barrier, a man is seen unconscious, slumped over the steering wheel, with his face covered in blood. Police pursue a man, who is on foot, through the streets of a city, resulting in traffic accidents (including a man being knocked off a moving motorcycle); eventually the man jumps from a bridge onto a boat and hurts his leg. A man forcibly detains a woman to interrogate her, he pushes her against a wall and holds a gun to her head. A man exposes a bloody wound on his chest and pours alcohol on it in an attempt to clean it. A photo shows a man with a bullet hole in his head and blood from the wound. A man opens a bottle of liquor in a store, takes a large drink, spits the alcohol into the eyes of two security guards, and runs away with stolen merchandise and drives away. A man breaks into an apartment and threatens a young woman with a gun. A man steals a taxi to evade police initiating a high-speed car chase, and vehicles on the road are hit and shots are fired between vehicles. A man in a vehicle pursues a couple in another vehicle with the resulting car chase creating property damage and mayhem. A man breaks into a vacant hotel room and then leaves through the window when he sees police entering the hotel and coming down the hall; he then runs from the police by climbing to the roof and then crawling down the front of the building. A man who has been in a fight washes blood from his hands and has a black eye. A man, in a sniper position, aims a high-power rifle at a woman in an adjacent building. A man breaks a gas pipe and shoves a magazine into a toaster in order to blow up a house. A man places plastic explosives on electrical wires resulting in a small explosion that cuts the power in a building. A man is seen loading a gun.

PROFANITY 5 - 1 F-word, 1 scatological term, 1 anatomical term, 6 mild obscenities, 1 religious profanity, 1 religious exclamation. [profanity glossary]

DISCUSSION TOPICS - Government-sponsored assassins, control of your own life, perceptions vs. reality, means vs. ends, suicide, revenge, the allure of spies and secret agents.

MESSAGE - We can try to change our lives, but often we cannot escape who we are.

(Note: People are shown drinking alcohol, and in one instance a man takes a generous drink just before committing suicide with a gun.)

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