Which "Bourne" franchise feature film was released first?
"The Bourne Identity"
"The Bourne Identity" was the first film of the franchise and was released on June 14, 2002. The film was originally slated for release in September 2001 but was delayed by the re-shooting of a few scenes.
In the film "The Bourne Identity" where did Jason Bourne meet the character Marie Kreutz?
A U.S. Embassy
In "The Bourne Identity" Bourne first meets Marie Kreutz at a U.S. Embassy. The Marines seen in the film were actual U.S. Marines assigned to embassies in Europe who appeared in their own authentic uniforms.
How much does Jason Bourne pay Marie to drive him to Paris in "The Bourne Identity?"
In "The Bourne Identity" Jason Bourne pays Marie $20,000 to drive him from Zurich to Paris. German actress Franka Potente plays Marie Kreutz in the film. In the original screenplay, Marie was an American student abroad, but the role was re-written with a German twist when Potente landed the part.
Which author wrote the "Jason Bourne" book series which the films are based on?
John le Carré
Robert Ludlum is the original author of the "Jason Bourne" book trilogy on which the films are loosely based. The first book in the series, "The Bourne Identity," was published in February 1980. After Ludlum's death in 2001, author Eric Van Lustbader penned an additional nine books in the "Bourne" series.
Which character does Bourne fail to assassinate in "The Bourne Identity?"
In the film "The Bourne Identity" Jason Bourne fails to assassinate the fictional Nigerian politician Nykwana Wombosi. Wombosi shoots Bourne twice as he falls into the sea, triggering Bourne's memory loss.
What household item does Jason Bourne use for a weapon when fighting Jarda in "The Bourne Supremacy?"
A carving knife
In "The Bourne Supremacy" character Jason Bourne uses a tightly rolled magazine as a weapon while fighting fellow Treadstone operative Jarda. Matt Damon trained in boxing, Jeet Kune Do and Filipino Kali martial arts for his role as Jason Bourne.
In the closing scenes of "The Bourne Supremacy," which Missouri town does Pam Landy tell Jason Bourne he is from?
At the end of "The Bourne Supremacy" Pam Landy reveals to Jason Bourne that she knows he is from Nixa, Mo. Bourne's hometown is an actual place: Nixa is in southwest Missouri and has a population of about 19,000 people.
Which London train station is featured in "The Bourne Ultimatum?"
The Waterloo station is featured in the film "The Bourne Ultimatum." Filmmakers were not allowed to shut down the station for production, so pedestrians can be seen pointing and looking at the camera during the movie.
"The Bourne Ultimatum" is the only movie in the franchise to win an Oscar.
In 2008, "The Bourne Ultimatum" became the only movie in the franchise to win an Oscar. "The Bourne Ultimatum" won Oscars for three categories; Best Achievement in Film Editing, Best Achievement in Sound Editing and Best Achievement in Sound Mixing.