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''Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit'' (2014) is a ContinuityReboot of the film series based on the character of Literature/JackRyan created by the late Creator/TomClancy. It stars Creator/ChrisPine as Jack Ryan, Creator/KeiraKnightley as his wife Cathy, Creator/KevinCostner as Ryan's CIA superior William Harper, and Creator/KennethBranagh (who also directs) as Viktor Cherevin, a sinister Russian who plans to use a terrorist attack to crash the U.S. economy. It is the first Jack Ryan film that is not based on any of the novels in the Jack Ryan book series.

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''Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit'' (2014) is a ContinuityReboot of the film series based on the character of Literature/JackRyan created by the late Creator/TomClancy. It stars Creator/ChrisPine as Jack Ryan, Creator/KeiraKnightley as his wife Cathy, Creator/KevinCostner as Ryan's CIA superior William Harper, and Creator/KennethBranagh (who ([[DirectedByCastMember who also directs) directs]]) as Viktor Cherevin, a sinister Russian who plans to use a terrorist attack to crash the U.S. economy. It is the first Jack Ryan film that is not based on any of the novels in the Jack Ryan book series.


* TheNewRussia: The main antagonist of the movie, incarnated in both Victor Cherevin and [[spoiler:Minister Sorokin.]]


* BigBad: Viktor Cherevin
** NonActionBigBad: Both Cherevin and Sorokin

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* BigBad: Viktor Cherevin
Cherevin.
** NonActionBigBad: Both Cherevin and SorokinSorokin.



* EvilCounterpart: [[http://tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pmwiki.php/EvilCounterpart/Film Viktor Cherevin serves this role to Jack Ryan]]

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* EvilCounterpart: [[http://tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pmwiki.php/EvilCounterpart/Film Viktor Cherevin serves as this role to Jack Ryan]] Ryan]].



* TheWarOnTerror: Jack Ryan joins the Marines not too long after 9/11.

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* TheWarOnTerror: Jack Ryan joins the Marines not too long after 9/11.9/11, which he sees on TV as a student in London.


* DoorClosesEnding: As Ryan is lead in to give his briefing to the president.

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* DoorClosesEnding: As Ryan is lead led in to give his briefing to the president.


''Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit'' is a ContinuityReboot of the film series based on the character of Literature/JackRyan created by the late Creator/TomClancy. It stars Creator/ChrisPine as Jack Ryan, Creator/KeiraKnightley as his wife Cathy, Creator/KevinCostner as Ryan's CIA superior William Harper, and Creator/KennethBranagh (who also directs) as Viktor Cherevin, a sinister Russian who plans to use a terrorist attack to crash the U.S. economy. It is the first Jack Ryan film that is not based on any of the novels in the Jack Ryan book series.

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''Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit'' (2014) is a ContinuityReboot of the film series based on the character of Literature/JackRyan created by the late Creator/TomClancy. It stars Creator/ChrisPine as Jack Ryan, Creator/KeiraKnightley as his wife Cathy, Creator/KevinCostner as Ryan's CIA superior William Harper, and Creator/KennethBranagh (who also directs) as Viktor Cherevin, a sinister Russian who plans to use a terrorist attack to crash the U.S. economy. It is the first Jack Ryan film that is not based on any of the novels in the Jack Ryan book series.

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* ArtisticLicenseReligion: The portrayal of Russian Orthodoxy is inaccurate, to the point of CriticalResearchFailure.
** There is no service in the Russian Orthodox typikon that corresponds to the one attended by the [[spoiler:terrorist cell pretending to be a]] family.
** Scripture readings in Russian Orthodox churches are predetermined by a lectionary, and there is very little room for variance, [[spoiler: making an unscheduled reading a poor choice to use as a cue to activate a terrorist sleeper cell]]. At the very least, the reading from Lamentations would be obviously out of the ordinary to people in charge of the service who are not in the [[spoiler:terrorist cell]], such as the clergy, the readers, and the chanters.
** Pews are rarely present in Russian Orthodox churches, and even more rarely used. Russian Orthodox Christians customarily stand during services.
** The supposed interior of the Cathedral of Christ the Saviour in Moscow was actually filmed in Westminster Cathedral in London, and the scenes in the fictional St. Uriel's were filmed in a parish of the Church of England. Neither bears any architectural resemblance whatsoever to a Russian Orthodox church.

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** Admiral Jim Greer, Ryan's CIA superior for most of the novels, is not mentioned either. Presumably, Ryan hasn't met him yet.


* {{Badass}}: Harper is definitely this, not only serving as Ryan's MissionControl during a break-in [[spoiler:at Cherevin's office]], but fighting attacking forces [[spoiler:when their safe house's secrecy is compromised]].

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* KickThemWhileTheyAreDown: Cherevin does this to someone in his introductory scene.


* AdaptationalDyeJob: The book version of Cathy is a classical blond-haired, blue-eyed beauty. In this film she's a brunette.

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* AdaptationalDyeJob: AdaptationDyeJob: The book version of Cathy is a classical blond-haired, blue-eyed beauty. In this film she's a brunette.


''Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit'' is a ContinuityReboot of the film series based on the character of Literature/JackRyan created by the late Creator/TomClancy. It stars Creator/ChrisPine as Jack Ryan, Creator/KeiraKnightley as his wife Cathy, Creator/KevinCostner as Ryan's CIA superior William Harper, and Creator/KennethBranagh (who also directs) as Viktor Cherevin, a sinister Russian who plans to use a terrorist attack to crash the U.S. economy. It will be the first Jack Ryan film that is not based on any of the novels in the Jack Ryan book series.

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''Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit'' is a ContinuityReboot of the film series based on the character of Literature/JackRyan created by the late Creator/TomClancy. It stars Creator/ChrisPine as Jack Ryan, Creator/KeiraKnightley as his wife Cathy, Creator/KevinCostner as Ryan's CIA superior William Harper, and Creator/KennethBranagh (who also directs) as Viktor Cherevin, a sinister Russian who plans to use a terrorist attack to crash the U.S. economy. It will be is the first Jack Ryan film that is not based on any of the novels in the Jack Ryan book series.



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* BookEnds: Cherevin receiving a phonecall to meet with Minister Sorokin immediately. [[spoiler: The first meeting kicks off Lamentations, the second meeting has Cherevin being executed for his failure.]]

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* BookEnds: Cherevin receiving a phonecall phone call to meet with Minister Sorokin immediately. [[spoiler: The first meeting kicks off Lamentations, the second meeting has Cherevin being executed for his failure.]]



* CommandingCoolness: Harper was a Commander in the U.S. Navy (and, given his skill when it comes to small unit infantry combat, it's quite likely that he was a [=SEAL=]).

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* CommandingCoolness: Harper was a Commander in the U.S. Navy (and, given his skill when it comes to small unit infantry combat, it's quite likely that he was a [=SEAL=]).SEAL).



-->"Different time, different empire, same graveyard."
* HospitalHottie: Cathy Muller, who is played by the very attractive KeiraKnightley.

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-->"Different -->'''Cherevin:''' Different time, different empire, same graveyard."
graveyard.
* HospitalHottie: Cathy Muller, who is played by the very attractive KeiraKnightley.Creator/KeiraKnightley.



** Jack being given a gun and asked to temporarily act as a field agent happened in ''Literature/RedRabbit''. Not to mention also having to backup Ramius in ''TheHuntForRedOctober''.

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** Jack being given a gun and asked to temporarily act as a field agent happened in ''Literature/RedRabbit''. Not to mention also having to backup Ramius in ''TheHuntForRedOctober''.''Literature/TheHuntForRedOctober''.



* SherlockScan: Being a medical doctor, Cathy can tell from the BigBad's appearance that he is dying [[spoiler:from cirrhosis of the liver.]]

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* SherlockScan: SherlockScan:
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Being a medical doctor, Cathy can tell from the BigBad's appearance that he is dying [[spoiler:from cirrhosis of the liver.]]]]
** Among Jack's skills are keen observation and determining an aspect of someone's character based on their possessions. When his friend buys a motorcycle, he sets him up with the girl he's obviously sweet on; he figures out a key aspect of Cheverin's plan based on the painting in his office.



* TrailersAlwaysLie: The trailers play up Jack as a kind of James Bond/Jason Bourne assassin badass and Cathy as a honey pot/double agents. In reality, Jack is an analyst pressed into field work, and Cathy is exactly what she is in the books: a doctor.

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* TrailersAlwaysLie: The trailers play up Jack as a kind of James Bond/Jason Bourne assassin badass and Cathy as a honey pot/double agents.agent. In reality, Jack is an analyst pressed into field work, and Cathy is exactly what she is in the books: a doctor.



* YouLookFamiliar: {{Creator/Colm Feore}} played South African arms dealer Olson in the first Jack Ryan reboot film {{Film/The Sum of All Fears}}. Feore plays Rob Behringer, Ryan's Wall Street boss, in this reboot.

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* YouLookFamiliar: {{Creator/Colm Feore}} played South African arms dealer Olson in the first Jack Ryan reboot film {{Film/The Sum of All Fears}}. Feore plays Rob Behringer, Ryan's Wall Street boss, in this reboot.


* HospitalHottie: Cathy Muller, who is played by the very attractive Kiera Knightley.

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* HospitalHottie: Cathy Muller, who is played by the very attractive Kiera Knightley.KeiraKnightley.


** BiggerBad: Sorokin and his associates


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* GreaterScopeVillain: Sorokin and his associates


* DoorClosesEnding: As Ryan is lead in to give his briefing to the president.



* DoorClosesEnding: As Ryan is lead in to give his briefing to the president.



* InMemoriam: WordOfGod has stated that the film will be dedicated to Tom Clancy, who passed away on October 1, 2013.

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