There’s no shortage of secret agent/assassin type films with the main character on the run from the government and desperate to clear his name. However The Ultimate Bourne Collection on Blu-ray offers something rather different. The Bourne box set introduces Matt Damon as Jason Bourne, a man with amnesia who cannot remember his own name but can take a man down with his bare hands in seconds.
The Bourne box set is based loosely on the main character in the Bourne novels by Robert Ludlum. The Blu-ray box set includes three films: The Bourne Identity, The Bourne Supremacy and The Bourne Ultimatum. In the first film, The Bourne Identity, a man is quite literally fished out of the sea. He has no recollection of how he ended up in the sea or who he is but with bullet wounds in him and a strange chip implanted under his skin, the circumstances are definitely mysterious. He begins to piece together various aspects of his life, finding a passport with the name Jason Bourne and his photo on it. However, when he also finds numerous other passports with his photo but different names on them, as well as a weapon and significant amounts of cash in a high security safety deposit box, Jason Bourne realises his background is not an ordinary one. Soon he is being hunted by people he doesn’t know and must stay one step ahead whilst trying to figure out who he is.
The Bourne Supremacy, directed by Paul Greengrass, sees Bourne framed for murder and still struggling to remember his past. Greengrass returns for directing duty in The Bourne Ultimatum, which won Academy Awards for Best Film Editing, Best Sound Mixing and Best Sound Editing and sees Jason Bourne discovering more about his previous life and trying to escape his past for good.
With a strong storyline, great acting and no shortage of drama and action, The Bourne box set is a must-have for any thriller/action fan.