Inside Man

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{5/5} “I have a small problem which requires someone with very special skills and complete discretion.” Inside Man, released in 2006 During a bank robbery in New York all the hostages are forced to wear the same jumpsuits as the robbers, so the police have a difficult time telling them apart. It turns out that […]

Jason Bourne

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{4/5} “‘All that matters is staying alive. You get off the grid, survive.’ ‘I don’t believe that, and neither do you. Look at yourself. Look at what you’re doing. You can’t live like this for much longer.’” Jason Bourne, released in 2016 Jason Bourne is keeping a low profile, occasionally fighting for money. Nicky Parsons, […]

The Bourne Ultimatum

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{5/5} “Something happened to me, and I need to know what it was. Or I’ll never be free of this.” The Bourne Ultimatum, released in 2007 Pamela Landy at the CIA believe Jason Bourne isn’t a threat but others aren’t so sure — so they’re still looking for him. Noah Vosen, Landy’s colleague, is up […]

The Bourne Supremacy

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{5/5} “‘What if I can’t find her?’ ‘It’s easy, she’s standing right next to you.’” The Bourne Supremacy, released in 2004 Jason and Marie are minding their own business in India when Marie gets shot. Meanwhile, Pamela Landy at the¬†CIA is investigating Bourne because she believes, due to planted evidence, that he killed two of […]

The Bourne Identity

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{5/5} “How could I forget about you? You’re the only person I know.” The Bourne Identity, released in 2002 A man is pulled out of the sea by fishermen. The doctor on board removes two bullets from the man’s back. When the man follows a clue to a bank in Switzerland he discovers that people […]

A View to a Kill

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{2.5/5} “No one ever leaves the KGB.” A View to a Kill, released in 1985 The Russians have stolen a secret microchip technology, and James Bond is sent to investigate. The chip is made by Zorin Industries. When he arrives at Max Zorin’s estate to see what he is up to, he finds something suspicious […]

Never Say Never Again

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{2.5/5} “You’re not going to make any trouble, are you Mr. Bond? Let’s face it, your reputation has preceded you.” Never Say Never Again, released in 1983 James Bond is sent back into the field to recover two nuclear warheads stolen by SPECTRE. SPECTRE has demanded that NATO pay them billions of dollars. Bond tracks […]

Octopussy

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{2.5/5} “Spend the money quickly, Mr. Bond.” Octopussy, released in 1983 James Bond is on the trail of someone who bought a Faberg√© egg at auction for a much higher price than normal. His superiors think the Russians may be creating fake eggs — and they’re right. It’s part of a scheme of one Russian […]

Murdoch Mysteries (season 9)

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{5/5} “I’ll tell you, Murdoch, these chicken wings are the only good thing about Buffalo.” Murdoch Mysteries season 9, aired in 2015-16 George is in prison after being convicted of shooting Edna’s husband. When someone is stabbed at the prison, George teams up with former Chief Constable Giles to figure out who did it. Meanwhile, […]

For Your Eyes Only

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{3/5} “I’m a good judge of man. You have what the Greeks call ‘thrausos’ — guts.” For Your Eyes Only, released in 1981 A British nuclear submarine is destroyed off the coast of Albania. When they ask a marine archaeologist to find the wreck, he and his wife are killed by a Cuban hit man. […]