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Offline lkwdsteve

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American Assassin to become a Movie.
« on: August 24, 2017, 11:21:23 pm »
I just saw, in  a facebook posting, that one of author Vince Flynn's Mitch Rapp thrillers has been made into a movie and will be in theaters soon.
 
I have posed the question before about who is the toughest:
Jason Bourne (author Robert Ludlum), Jack Reacher (Lee Child), or Mitch Rapp (Flynn)?

Matt Damon did a decent job playing Bourne.  Tom Cruise as Reacher was idiotic IMO. We will see how this Dylan O'Brien does as Mitch Rapp (who could be well played by a very young Sy Stallone).

I wonder how far the movie will diverge from the book in it's plotting.




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Re: American Assassin to become a Movie.
« Reply #1 on: August 25, 2017, 12:22:39 am »
Cruise as Reacher was awful.
I enjoyed Damon as Bourne.

I will check out this book/series
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Re: American Assassin to become a Movie.
« Reply #2 on: August 25, 2017, 11:19:27 pm »
Props to Brycemus mentioning the books! Reacher was basically, Conan in the 20th century (huge, powerful, athletic, intelligent guy vs his enemies). Cruise could not pull of the physicality of the role, though little guys can do that shit.  His acting ability did a lot....but he's not 6'6".
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