If feels like a new Bourne movie has been released every other year of the 21st Century, so we got curious about digging into the rental data of the franchise. What kind of order would they be in if we ranked them according to how often they've been rented by DVD Netflix members?
After all, we dug into the data for the Star Wars movies and found that Episode III: Revenge of the Sith (2015) was the most rented, with Episode IV: A New Hope (1977) coming in second, and a seemingly random order for the rest. Click here for the full Star Wars rankings.
Interestingly.... the Bourne movies had a distinct pattern. In fact, you might not even call it a pattern. The Bourne films' rental rankings of most rented to least rented go exactly by order of first released film to most recent film.
The Bourne Identity was our most popular movie of 2002, and is featured on our 20th anniversary site. Visit dvd.com/20years to see the most popular movies of every year we've been around!
Wounded to the brink of death and suffering from amnesia, Jason Bourne is rescued at sea by a fisherman. With nothing to go on but a Swiss bank account number, he starts to reconstruct his life, but finds that many people he encounters want him dead.
Flushed from his momentary refuge by an assassin, amnesiac and ex-CIA killer Jason Bourne finds himself thrust into setups and shootouts as he tries to piece together his life and thwart an international incident in this riveting sequel.
Matt Damon returns as trained assassin Jason Bourne in this third film based on Robert Ludlum's best-selling novels. This time around, Bourne travels the globe on a quest to reconstruct his past -- and thus clear the way for his future.
Following the Jason Bourne debacle, the CIA finds itself dealing with a familiar threat when another estranged operative surfaces. Jeremy Renner stars alongside Edward Norton, Rachel Weisz and Joan Allen.
Back for another high-stakes, high-octane thriller, superspy Jason Bourne plays cat and mouse with covert government agencies and terrorist rings while edging closer to unraveling the mystery of his real identity.
Head to our Bourne movies pages to add all of them to your queue.