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    I just read the synopsis on wiki about the movie. Apparently, the only thing this movie has in common with the book is the title. Which is disappointing because I suspect there would be an audience for a movie about a grieving veteran out for revenge and in the process exposing corrupt cops in the current climate.

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    Which makes it worse that it is titled "Tom Clancy's Without Remorse", because unless he wrote the screenplay, it isn't "Tom Clancy's".

    It is hard to know if this movie from the actual novel would work. I know Man on Fire, which has parallels, was overly intense and it became a bit numbing. And of course, reading it is different than watching it. Regardless, the novel isn't becoming a movie.

    We'll always have The Hunt for Red October (which includes the Professor from the Thor movies), a chopped up Clear and Present Danger, and a decent Patriot Games.

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    Why did they watch it? The trailer (first 15 seconds of it) was all you needed to know what was coming.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Jimmy Higgins View Post
    Which makes it worse that it is titled "Tom Clancy's Without Remorse", because unless he wrote the screenplay, it isn't "Tom Clancy's".

    It is hard to know if this movie from the actual novel would work. I know Man on Fire, which has parallels, was overly intense and it became a bit numbing. And of course, reading it is different than watching it. Regardless, the novel isn't becoming a movie.

    We'll always have The Hunt for Red October (which includes the Professor from the Thor movies), a chopped up Clear and Present Danger, and a decent Patriot Games.
    Well, it has Clark. He lost his family. He lost someone he loved. He got a new identity in the end. Ritter plays a very minor part. That's about the only correspondence with the book. Clancy is probably spinning in his grave about this one.

    The movie has more plot holes than swiss cheese.

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    Ritter was in the book?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Jimmy Higgins View Post
    Ritter was in the book?
    Wasn't he on the boat at the end that picked him up after he faked his death?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Loren Pechtel View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by Jimmy Higgins View Post
    Ritter was in the book?
    Wasn't he on the boat at the end that picked him up after he faked his death?
    He also organised the prison transfer so the Air Force pilots got sent to Hanoi and was the liason between Air Force and Navy for the rescue operation. Not a main character, but more important than a minor one.

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    I suppose 27 yrs will lead to some detail losses. Honestly, all I remember is him eating candy bars, waiting to torture people.

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