Jack Reacher (2012): Christopher McQuarrie
Lee Child’s novel One Shot served as the source material for Jack Reacher. Four years on, I can’t decide which title is better.
“One Shot” is practically meaningless, the least sexy title in recent memory. On the other hand, “Jack Reacher” is…quite a name. Better to be weird than boring.
Jack Reacher limped into theaters and strode out with more than $200 million global box office. That’s money that Tom Cruise gets you.
ONE SENTENCE PLOT SUMMARY: An off-the-grid ex-military cop investigates the alleged murder of five Pittsburgh citizens by a former Army sniper. Continue Reading