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RECAP: Patriot Games

Patriot Games (1992): Phillip Noyce

One doesn’t expect a family vacation to London to devolve into a worldwide run for cover from a group of irish freedom fighters too dangerous for the Irish Republican Army, but that’s exactly what happens to Jack Ryan.

In this movie, the famed CIA analyst is CIA analyst no more, but he’s dragged back into the fold after he foils an assassination attempt against a member of the British aristocracy.

ONE SENTENCE PLOT SUMMARY: Jack Ryan fights an ex-IRA member after killing the man’s brother.  Continue Reading