Clear and Present Danger Movies & Media Adaptations

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Paramount Pictures produced the motion picture version of Clear and Present Danger and released it in 1994.

Mace Neufeld, Robert Rehme, Ralph Singleton were the producers. It was directed by Phillip Noyce. The screen play was by Donald Stewart, Steven Zallian, and John Milius. It won Academy Awards for Best Sound Effects and Best Sound. Harrison Ford, who had signed on to star as Jack Ryan in five motion pictures, appears for the second time as Ryan. As in Patriot Games, he delivers a fine performance as the scholarly man of action.

Readers of the novel are likely to be jarred by the many liberties taken with the story, especially the changes in the characters. Robert Ritter (played by Henry Czerny) is completely changed, becoming a vicious villain, and the president (played by Donald Moffat) is radically changed in personality from the upright if somewhat dim figure of the...

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