- Rated: PG-13
- Run Time: 2 hours, 21 minutes
- Video: Color
- Released: May 6, 2003
- Originally Released: 1994
- Label: Paramount
- Encoding: Region 1 (USA & Canada)
- Packaging: Keep Case
- Aspect Ratio: Letterbox - 1.85
- Aspect Ratio: Widescreen - 1.85
- Dolby Digital 5.1 - English
- Dolby Digital Stereo - French
- DTS - English
- Additional Release Material:
- Featurette: BEHIND THE DANGER
- Trailers: Original Theatrical Trailer
- Interactive Features:
- Interactive Menus
- Scene Selection
Performers, Cast and Crew:
James Earl Jones,
Joaquim de Almeida,
Ted Raimi &
Steven Zaillian &
Memorable Quotes and Dialog:
"You play tennis'"
- Jack Ryan (Harrison Ford)
Rolling Stone - 09/08/1994
"Harrison Ford is in peak form in CLEAR AND PRESENT DANGER....A gripping blend of suspense and surprising humor..."
New York Times - 08/03/1994
",,,[A] fast, gripping spy story with some good tricks up its sleeve....Dialogue that is both colorful and swift..."
Entertainment Weekly - 01/27/1995
"...Heart-stopping action....State-of-the-art 1990s intrigue." -- Rating: A-
Los Angeles Times - 08/03/1994
"...A pleasantly complex story line....Ford is an actor who believes his word to the audience is a bond guaranteeing the best he has to give..."
Patriotic American Jack Ryan's (Harrison Ford) just been promoted to Deputy Director of Intelligence for the CIA. But before he can adjust to the demands of his position as advisor to the President, Jack's got to investigate a massacre that took the lives of several dignitaries. Probing relentlessly, Jack uncovers the disturbing truth about criminal activities involving an international drug cartel and a close friend of the United States President. Based on Tom Clancy's bestselling novel.
Tom Clancy's bestseller has Jack Ryan acting as Head of the CIA when his mentor Admiral Greer falls prey to cancer. On his watch, the President of the United States orders a covert operation to attack some South American druglords responsible for a friend's death. Ryan, who swears before Congress not to engage in covert action, must choose between loyalty and integrity.
Organized Crime |
Theatrical Release |
- Shot in DeLuxe color and Panavision.
- During post-production, five reels of film were destroyed in the LA film lab in the January earthquake.
- Kleiser-Walczak Construction Company Inc. was responsible for the smart bomb sequence.
- Rated BBFC 12 by the British Board of Film Classification.
- Copyright 1994 Paramount Pictures Corporation.