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Trivia: The Bourne Series
  • Actor Allusion: Jeremy Renner's secret agent credentials include working with SHIELD and the IMF.
  • Fake American: Brian Cox (Ward Abbot) is Scottish.
  • Fake Russian : Russian FSB agent Kirill is portrayed by New Zealand actor Karl Urban.
  • Hey, It's That Guy!:
    • Aside from being Matt Damon's most famous role, Nicky is Julia Stiles, the Professor is Clive Owen, Kirill is Bones & Éomer, Kim is Ethan Hunt's fiance and Marie is Lola.
    • Walton Goggins has a bit role in the first as one of the members working at Treadstone HQ.
    • Hawkeye is Aaron Cross.
    • Albert Finney, AKA Daddy Oliver Warbucks from Annie 1982, as Hirsch in Ultimatum.
    • Celeborn is Jarda.
    • Quintus is Marshall.
    • How can Hanzo beat a Predator? He's actually a LARX agent!
  • Sleeper Hit: The first film. It had tested horribly and Universal delayed it for a year to do reshoots. When it opened, it was expected to die a quick death against Scooby-Doo and Windtalkers. However, reviews and word-of-mouth turned out to be quite positive and it managed to gross over $100 million at the box office.
  • Star-Making Role: Matt Damon has mentioned that despite getting wildly critical acclaim for previous movies, it wasn't until he proved to have Box Office clout that film offers really started to show up.
  • What Could Have Been: Brad Pitt turned down the role of Jason Bourne.

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