A Most Wanted Man Poster

Release Date: July 25th, 2014

DVD Release Date: November 4th, 2014

R|2 hr 1 min

Plot Summary
An escaped militant's (Grigoriy Dobrygin) attempt to claim an inheritance gives a German agent (Philip Seymour Hoffman) the chance to lay a trap for a well-regarded Muslim scholar who is suspected of financing terrorists.

Cast: Philip Seymour Hoffman, Rachel McAdams, Grigoriy Dobrygin, Willem Dafoe, Robin Wright, Homayoun Ershadi, Nina Hoss, Franz Hartwig

Director: Anton Corbijn

Genres: Drama, Thriller

Production Co: Potboiler Productions, The Ink Factory, Amusement Park Films

Distributors: Roadside Attractions, Roadside Attractions

Keywords: Office, Car, Emotional, Quest, Brooding, Intense, 2010s, Sacrifice

Ratings & Reviews

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  • I wish I could say that the film gives a great actor a worthy role, but the truth is otherwise. The character is banal — Günther lavishes attention on remarkably uninteresting spycraft — and Mr. Hoffman, like everyone else, is stuck with the glum tone set by the director, Anton Corbijn ("Control," "The American"). show more

  • A Most Wanted Man's cast - a mix of Germans speaking English, Americans speaking English with German accents, Russians, and men and women from the Middle East - is uniformly stellar. show more

  • The story is a jigsaw puzzle in which all the pieces are of an indistinguishable gray, making fitting them together a tricky matter. show more

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