Jack Reacher must uncover the truth behind a major government conspiracy in order to clear his name. On the run as a fugitive from the law, Reacher uncovers a potential secret from his past that could change his life forever.
After accomplishing the assignment of dismantling a human trafficking organization, the former military and drifter Jack Reacher goes to Washington to invite his liaison, Major Susan Turner, to have dinner with him. However, he meets her substitute, Colonel Sam Morgan, who explains that Major Turner has been arrested and accused of espionage. Jack seeks out her veteran lawyer, Colonel Bob Moorcroft, who explains that Major Turner has also been accused of the murders of two soldiers in Afghanistan. Further, he also tells Jack he is being sued, accused by a woman of being the father of her fifteen year-old daughter, Samantha. When Moorcroft is murdered, Jack is accused of being the killer and sent to a prison. He sees that Turner and he have been framed and also that Turner will be killed by two assassins. However, he rescues her and they flee. Soon, they realize that there is a conspiracy involving military people from the army and a government contractor that is a powerful arms dealer...Written by
Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
A January 14, 2013 article entitled "Tom Cruise's 'Jack Reacher (2012)' Unlikely to Get Sequel" published in show-business trade paper 'The Hollywood Reporter' stated: "The film [Jack Reacher (2012)] has grossed [US] $153 million to date and will have to do strong business in Japan, China and Korea if it is to spawn a new franchise for Paramount . . . Paramount is facing a dilemma on whether to embark on a sequel to Tom Cruise's Jack Reacher (2012), and sources tell The Hollywood Reporter [THR] that the film must do exceptional business in key Asian territories where it has yet to open in order to justify another installment in the wannabe franchise . . . But sources close to the studio tell THR the movie needs to gross $250 million worldwide for Paramount to consider moving forward with another installment - a challenging goal." See more »
In the final standoff where the hunter is holding Sam, and Reacher is pointing a gun at him, the first closeup shows a bead of sweat run down Reacher's left cheek. All other closeups show no sign of it. See more »
[moving through crowd of spectators]
Pardon me. Excuse me. Step aside please.
[breaks through and sees battered men on the ground]
Lee's Diner. I got four down. I need two EMS vehicles.
See more »
25 October 2016 Film of Choice at The Plaza Dorchester This Afternoon - Jack Reacher Never Go Back. Tom Cruise returns in the title role and plays the hero part with aplomb. The film begins, continues and ends with action and intrigue. In this outing Reacher has to uncover a government conspiracy to clear his name and that of a colleague. A complicated plot entwines itself around the characters and it takes a little concentration not to get lost. There is however a rather refreshing chase scene that doesn't involve a single car. Highly watchable but not as good as the first film. Always easy to watch Tom Cruise when he's strutting his stuff, whatever the plot.
32 of 44 people found this review helpful.
Was this review helpful to you?
| Report this