Clear and Present Danger on VHS. Starring Harrison Ford. With Willem Dafoe, Anne Archer, Joaquim de Almeida, Henry Czerny, Thora Birch, James Earl Jones. Directed by Phillip Noyce. From a Tom Clancy novel. 1994.
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Truth Needs A Soldier
Harrison Ford returns as intrepid CIA agent Jack Ryan in this critically acclaimed box-office smash from the producers of Patriot Games. When his mentor Admiral James Greer (James Earl Jones) becomes gravely ill, Ryan is appointed acting CIA Deputy Director of Intelligence. His first assignment: investigate the murder of one of the President’s friends, a prominent U.S. businessman with secret ties to Colombian drug cartels. Unbeknownst to Ryan, the CIA has already dispatched a deadly field operative (Willem Dafoe) to lead a paramilitary force against the Colombian drug lords. Caught in the crossfire, Ryan takes matters into his own hands, risking his career and life for the only cause he believes in — the truth.
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The Hunt For Red October on VHS. Starring Sean Connery, Alec Baldwin. With Scott Glenn, Sam Neill, James Earl Jones, Gates McFadden, Tim Curry. Directed by John McTiernan. From a Tom Clancy novel. 1990.
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A new, technologically-superior Soviet nuclear sub, the Red October, is heading for the U.S. coast under the command of Captain Marko Ramius (Sean Connery). The American government think Ramius is planning to attack. A lone CIA analyst (Alec Baldwin) has a different idea: he thinks Ramius is planning to defect, but he has only a few hours to find him and prove it–because the entire Russian naval and air commands are trying to find him, too. The hunt is on!
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Patriot Games on VHS. Starring Harrison Ford. With Sean Bean, Anne Archer, Patrick Bergin, Thora Birch, James Fox, Samuel L. Jackson, James Earl Jones, Richard Harris. Directed by Phillip Noyce. From a Tom Clancy novel. 1992.
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Harrison Ford stars as Jack Ryan in this explosive thriller based on Tom Clancy’s international best-seller.
His days as an intelligence agent behind him, former CIA analyst Jack Ryan has traveled to London to vacation with his wife (Anne Archer, Fatal Attraction) and child (Thora Birch, All I Want For Christmas). Meeting his family outside of Buckingham Palace, Ryan is caught in the middle of a terrorist attack on Lord Holmes (James Fox, The Russia House), a member of the Royal Family. Ryan helps to thwart Holmes’ assailants and becomes a local hero. But Ryan’s courageous act marks him as a target in the sights of the terrorist (Sean Bean, Stormy Monday) whose brother he killed. Now Ryan must return to action for the most vital assignment of his life: to save his family.
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