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Watch: behind-the-scenes on Jason Bourne's epic car chase gets a first-hand look at this summer's finest car chase through Vegas

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You know his name. Yes folks, he’s back: on 27 July, the fifth instalment in the Bourne series hits UK cinemas. This one is simply called Jason Bourne.

It marks a return for Matt Damon to perhaps his most famous role as the former CIA assassin struggling to remember his murky past. For Jason Bourne, Damon teams up again with famed director Paul Greengrass (he was behind The Bourne Supremacy and The Bourne Ultimatum). 

You’ll no doubt remember the series’ set pieces, in particular, some of the finest car chases we’ve yet seen on film. The new film threatens to trump them all, because for this one, the team shut down the Las Vegas strip and let rip. Yep, Vegas: never before has the strip been closed for such a stunt.

There is a SWAT van. There is Bourne in a Charger in hot pursuit. Many cars get totalled in the process. The van even smashes straight through a casino door.

We’ve got a clip of the footage, along with the actors and director talking us through the process. Have a watch, and then head here for’s entirely unofficial and not-at-all-definitive list of cars that would make great movie getaway, um, cars.

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