Jack Reacher

Jack Reacher

Blu-ray Disc - 2013
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Ex-military investigator Jack Reacher leaps off the pages of Lee Child's bestselling novel and onto the big screen in this explosive thriller. When an unspeakable crime is committed, all evidence points to the suspect in custody who offers up a single note in defense: Get Jack Reacher! The law has its limits, but Reacher does not when his fight for the truth pits him against an unexpected enemy with a skill for violence and a secret to keep.
Publisher: [United States] : Paramount Home Entertainment, [2013]
Edition: Widescreen.
Branch Call Number: DVD-AD ADVEN JACK
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (130 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.

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TSCPL_StaffPicks Apr 16, 2016

If your a fellow Reacher Creature, you've probably been part of the conversation about the movie-makers going against-type and selecting Tom Cruise to play Jack. That being said, its still an entertaining movie!


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ROBERTFREDALLEN
Aug 15, 2018

Quite a good one.

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Reading_Right
Aug 07, 2018

There isn't one shred of realism in the entire movie. Not one...
Lots of not so subtle Left-wing prop jabs though. (Standard Follywood.)
Tom is himself, so if you are just looking for some ridiculously "Bad-a$$", laconic character, who can leap tall buildings in 1/2 a bound, while fighting 5 guys simultaneously, AND backing a cake... Then you might enjoy this, as long as you Fast Forward through all the idiotic set-up dialog. : P
Rosamund Pike's character (and Rosamund Pike) is the whiny progressive poster child for the Left.
Funded by the Chinese. Gee, what a surprise. Not.
Oh, and Tom; unfortunately lots of cops DO vote democrat.

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P58Jackson
Apr 21, 2018

This is a good solid Action movie. The main character is intended to be a bit mysterious and outside the box.

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gingin1972
Apr 06, 2018

Over rated movie! Good movie but far from a 4 or 5 star movie like most rated it!!

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swyckl
Dec 19, 2017

I liked this non-fiction movie. It is too violent for children. It is not believable. It presents the main character as tough and independent. It is not convincing. It moves at a medium pace. It held my interest enough. The story is semi-strong. The script was well written.

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Robertmclaren
Nov 23, 2017

As the previous comment stated; I too had a copy but it was destroyed by a pair of wayward gypsies and their racoon who entered my room through the window, whilst I was preparing pop tarts. What a coincidence...

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Red0_0
Nov 10, 2017

I loved every single minute of it I had a copy of my own but it got destroyed at my old house because of my sisters ex boyfriend and her moving into my room. FIVE STARS!

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lakeland53
Mar 14, 2017

I really enjoyed Tom Cruise in this film, even if he didn't fit the description of the character in the novel. (I'm not familiar with the novels.) This is really fun, and full of surprises. When the film ended, I felt completely entertained.

JCLEdwardR Mar 01, 2017

I was surprised how much I enjoyed this movie. I understand that Tom Cruise does not fit the physical description of the character in the books but I think he still plays Jack Reacher pretty well.

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RescueDog
Feb 27, 2017

I've read all the books and I think Tom Cruise nails the Jack Reacher character. Ok so he isn't built like the character in the book. That's not important in a movie. Not all SEALS or Rangers are huge men but I still wouldn't want to tangle with them. This movie was based on one of my favorite books in the series. Lee Child makes a cameo appearance. What's not to like? I recommend it.

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jimg2000
Feb 24, 2014

Jack Reacher: Look out the window. Tell me what you see. You see the same things that you see everyday. Well, imagine you've never seen it. Imagine you spent your whole life in other parts of the world, being told everyday that you're defending freedom. Then you finally decide you've had enough. Time to see what you've given up your whole life for, everything. Get some of that "freedom" for yourself. Look at the people. You tell me which ones are free. Free from debt. Anxiety. Stress. Fear. Failure. Indignity. Betrayal. How many wish that they were born knowing what they know now? Ask yourself how many would do things the same way over again, and how many would live their lives like me.

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jimg2000
Feb 24, 2014

Jack Reacher: You think I'm a hero? I am not a hero. I'm a drifter with nothing to lose. Now you killed that girl to put me in a frame. I mean to beat you to death and drink your blood from a boot! Now this is how it's gonna work. You're gonna give me the address and I'll be along when I'm damn good and ready. If she doesn't answer the phone when I call this number, if I even think you've hurt her, I disappear. And if you're smart, that scares you. Because I'm in your blind spot. And I have nothing better to do.

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jimg2000
Feb 24, 2014

Jack Reacher: There're three things cops never do: they don't vote Democrat, they don't drive Cadillacs, and they never use personal vehicles.---Jack Reacher: There are four types of people who join the military. For some, it's family trade. Others are patriots, eager to serve. Next you have those who just need a job. Than there's the kind who want the legal means of killing other people.---James Barr (on JR): There's this guy. He's a kind of cop, at least he used to be. He doesn't care about proof, he doesn't care about the law, he only cares about what's right. He knows what I did. You can't protect me. No one can.

aaa5756 Aug 30, 2013

“Darkness cannot drive out darkness, only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate: only love can do that.” ― Martin Luther King, Jr

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jdonohue
Jan 28, 2018

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Dec 26, 2013

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I_heart_Po_my_dog
Nov 30, 2013

When an ex-Marine is accused of murder that he did not commit, he has to escape the government and the "bad guys" and some how figure out how the real shooter killed the victims. great movie very mind blowing at the end.

Ranie_Elias Jun 22, 2013

An ex-Marine is accused of killing 5 random people and Jack Reacher has to prove that he is innocent...

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