Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit

Factual error: Jack Ryan takes the enlisted oath, not the officer's oath, when commissioned into the Marines. (00:02:35)

Factual error: In the Dearborn, Michigan car chase scene, a car is shown with a Michigan front license plate. MI is one of 13 states that does not have front license places.

Factual error: At the beginning of the film, Jack is a student at the London School of Economics. The London School of Economics is a relatively modern urban campus in the middle of downtown London, not the fairly spacious, older campus depicted the movie.

More mistakes in Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit

Viktor Cherevin: You Americans like to think of yourselves as direct. Perhaps you are just rude.
Jack Ryan: You Russians like to think you're poets, but perhaps you're just touchy.

Jack Ryan: You didn't pick this life, I did.
Cathy Muller: But I chose you.

President: What's your name, son?
Jack Ryan: Ryan, Mr. President, Jack Ryan.

Question: When Costner meets Jack Ryan for the first time he calls him John P. Ryan twice instead of Jack. Nowhere else in the movie did I here him referred to as John. Am I missing something? (00:08:15)

Chosen answer: This is true of all versions of the character - his name's officially John Patrick Ryan, but he always goes by Jack.

Answer: In all the original movies he was Jack his sons name was John so I thought he was the son of Jack.

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