AARP Gives ‘Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit’ Inaugural ‘Movie for Grownups’ Seal

Jack Ryan Shadow Recruit

Film features performances by 50+ actors, including Sir Kenneth Branagh, Kevin Costner

Paramount Pictures’ “Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit” has received the AARP’s inaugural”Movies for Grownups” seal of approval.

The org’s new honor, an extension of the Movies for Grownups platform that launched in 2002 and includes the annual Movies for Grownups Awards, recognizes films that appeal to the 50+ audience.

“Returning the beloved Tom Clancy character of Jack Ryan to the big screen, the film features performances by 50+ talents including director and co-star Sir Kenneth Branagh and co-star Kevin Costner,” AARP Media senior VP and editorial director Myrna Blyth said. “We believe the film will hold strong appeal for the 50+ demographic, which is responsible for one in four of all opening weekend ticket sales.”

The actioner, which admittedly stars a 33-year-old Chris Pine as the famous CIA analyst, will be promoted on AARP’s website, daily digital news alert and social media platforms. Screenings will be held for AARP members in eight markets across the U.S. leading up to the film’s nationwide release on Friday.

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  1. harry georgatos says:

    A movie for grown ups? You gotta be kidding! The intelligence community portrayed in JACK RYAN SHADOW RECRUIT is for the mentality of a 15 year old kid. The first 3 Jack Ryan movies felt like they were for grown ups, not this new film by director Branagh!

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