• A Most Wanted Man (2014)

A Most Wanted Man

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: Thriller , Drama

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

Distributors: Roadside Attractions

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

Ratings & Reviews

  • 70
    Todd McCarthyThe Hollywood Reporter

    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

  • 80
    Alonso DuraldeTheWrap

    Hoffman doesn't get a lot of flashy, awards-show-clip moments, but he's all the more engrossing for underplaying and revealing volumes with the slightest of reactions and inflections. show more

  • 40
    Joe MorgensternWall Street Journal

    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

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