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Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit
(3 out of 5 stars)

I enjoyed this movie up to a point.

I loved all the earlier Jack Ryan movies, "Patriot Games" and "Clear and Present Danger" as examples.

And since this is a prequel or how did Jack Ryan become Jack Ryan, I have to cut it a little slack for trying to let us viewers know where it all began.

Personally, I think they tried to cram too much into 1 hour & 45 minutes. Why not add another 15 minutes and make a few of the more suspenseful scenes........well, a little more suspenseful!

Overall, I thought Chris Pine did a good job playing Jack Ryan. Keira Knightley & Kevin Costner, not so much.