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Release Date: September 16th, 2016

DVD Release Date: December 27th, 2016

R|2 hr 14 min

Plot Summary
Disillusioned with the intelligence community, top contractor Edward Snowden (Joseph Gordon-Levitt) leaves his job at the National Security Agency. He now knows that a virtual mountain of data is being assembled to track all forms of digital communication -- not just from foreign governments and terrorist groups, but from ordinary Americans. When Snowden decides to leak this classified information, he becomes a traitor to some, a hero to others and a fugitive from the law.

Cast: Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Shailene Woodley, Rhys Ifans, Nicolas Cage, Melissa Leo, Zachary Quinto, Tom Wilkinson, Joely Richardson

Director: Oliver Stone

Genres: Thriller, Biography, Drama

Production Co: KrautPack Entertainment, Endgame Entertainment, Vendian Entertainment, Wild Bunch, Onda Entertainment

Distributors: Open Road

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  • Chilling - and very chatty. Snowden is a seriously talky film. Yet it never feels tedious, thanks to Stone's tremendous sense of story construction, the film's razor-sharp editing - and Gordon-Levitt's masterful performance. show more

  • Snowden is mostly flat, overlong, unfocused and didactic. show more

  • What's your take on Edward Snowden: A patriot deserving of a presidential pardon? A traitor deserving of execution, as Trump believes? Something in between? In Snowden the movie, in which a fiercely committed Joseph Gordon-Levitt plays the title role, Oliver Stone removes all doubt. He's Saint Edward. show more

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Joseph Gordon-Levitt Nails Voice of 'Snowden' in Oliver Stone Film Trailer
Joseph Gordon-Levitt Nails Voice of 'Snowden' in Oliver Stone Film Trailer