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Refers to either the film or previously-released TV miniseries based on the action thrillers of Robert Ludlum involving assassination on the global stage.

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Why did Jason Bourne put a laser with his bank account number in his body

It's as if he was preparing to have amnesia. Also, how did the 'surgeon' manage to find it?
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Why did Bourne fire a shot in the air?

Bourne and Marie seeks refuge in Marie's ex-boyfriend Eamon's house. The Professor arrives there in the morning. Bourne grabs Eamon's shotgun and starts looking for The Professor in the field near ...
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Why does Bourne invite Marie to his apartment?

At Bourne's first arrival to Paris, he invites Marie to his apartment, Marie turns him down at first but later agrees after Bourne insists. I don't understand why he would do this. Since the fight (...
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Is the "dolphin call" from the TV show Flipper and The Bourne Identity (2002) actually a modified kookaburra call?

A comment below Who pioneered the use of Laughing Kookaburra birds to create the impression of a jungle setting? links to a The Sound and the Foley blogpost That Jungle Sound which explores the use of ...
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How and why does Jason Bourne find Marie at the end of The Bourne Identity?

At the end of The Bourne Identity we see Bourne find Marie somewhere in Greece, even though she is in hiding. How does he find her? If he can find her so can other agencies. Why would he do it if he ...
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The credibility of Bourne being shot in the back

Jason Bourne is almost superhuman in terms of mental/physical skill, yet he manages to be shot in the back twice by a supposedly not-as-well-trained dictator. This is a guy who noticed that Bourne ...
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How much money did Jason Bourne have in the red bag during Bourne Identity?

This may seem trivial but I've always been curious how much money Jason Bourne had to work while on the run during The Bourne Identity. He basically threw Marie 10k to drive him to Paris, then said he'...
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Bourne Identity ending

Just watched the movie, but I could not understand the ending. Spoilers ahead: Conklin ordered the last assassin to kill Jason, right? Yet the assassin killed Conklin and Zorn (Conklin's subordinate)...
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Are there scenes missing from the home versions related to Marie Kreutz?

Two of us watched the Bourne Identity at the cinema when it was released and later watched the same film on a VHS or DVD version (can't remember which). We were both surprised to find scenes we both ...
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Questions regarding Bourne Identity [closed]

It seemed the doctor from The Bourne Identity believed it would take some time for Bourne to remember everything. If he was so sure about that then why did he let Bourne leave the boat so quickly? ...
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Which Martial Arts does Jason Bourne know?

The movies do not explain this, but based on the hand-to-hand combat scenes from the Bourne movies, which discipline(s) does he seem to be skilled?
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Why does Bourne get headaches?

Jason Bourne, from The Bourne Identity and The Bourne Supremacy often experiences headaches due to something he went through to become the way he is. What exactly did he go through to get these ...