is a 2004 American-German action and spy loosely based on 's novel of the same name. The film was directed by from a screenplay by . Universal Pictures released the film to theaters in the United States on July 23, 2004. It is the second in . It is preceded by and followed by and The Bourne Legacy. The Bourne Supremacy continues the story of , a former CIA assassin suffering from psychogenic amnesia. Bourne is portrayed by . The film focuses on his attempt to learn more of his past as he is once more enveloped in a conspiracy involving the CIA and Operation Treadstone. The film also stars as , as and as .
Dan Bradley is often given credit for this so-called shakycam style, since he was the second unit director for BOURNEs SUPREMACY and ULTIMATUM as well as GREEN ZONE and . For this one they have a different guy, Simon Crane, who did the Bourne-ian along with more clear action like the movies, and . (Wait a minute – and . And . And TROY. And IN THE LAND OF BLOOD AND HONEY. This is the go-to guy for the Jolie Pitt family!) The fight coordinator is Roger Yuan, aka The Fiendish Dr. Wu in . I bet he would’ve liked to have a little more choreography in the fight circuit portion of the movie, seeing as how he is a martial artist who appears in , AMERICAN STREETFIGHTER, SHOOTFIGHTER: FIGHT TO THE DEATH, RING OF STEEL and DEATH MATCH. But you watch an action movie like this and you wouldn’t think the people making it would ever be interested in ones like that. They might even think they made up this idea that he would go off and become an underground fighter.
Aggregated reviews seem to have contributed to the decline. Jason Bourne has a 57 percent rating on Rotten Tomatoes, compared to 93 percent for Bourne Ultimatum, 81 percent for Bourne Supremacy and 83 percent for Bourne Identity.