• Spy Game (2001)

Spy Game

Release Date: November 21st, 2001

DVD Release Date: April 9th, 2002

R |2 hr 7 min

Plot Summary

Redford stars as CIA operative Nathan Muir, who is on the brink of retirement from the field, when he learns his protégé Tom Bishop has been arrested in China on a charge of espionage. No stranger to the machinations of the CIA's top echelon, Muir hones all his skills and irreverent manner in order to find a way to free Bishop.

Cast: Robert Redford, Brad Pitt, Catherine McCormack, Stephen Dillane, Larry Bryggman, Michael Paul Chan, Marianne Jean-Baptiste, Ken Leung

Director: Tony Scott

Genres: Thriller

Production Co: Zaltman Film, Red Wagon Entertainment, Beacon Communications

Distributors: Universal Pictures

Keywords: Rescue, Intense, Prison, 1970s, 1990s, 1980s, Underdog, Suspenseful

Ratings & Reviews

  • 75
    Jami BernardNew York Daily News

    The script provides an excellent payoff, although action fans may not agree, because that payoff is the equivalent of a Cheshire cat's grin. show more

  • 75
    Rene RodriguezMiami Herald

    The movie asks tough, unflinching questions about America's responsibility to maintain world peace -- and the price we are willing to pay in order to accomplish that. Timely stuff, indeed. show more

  • 75
    Mark CaroChicago Tribune

    If you like Redford, Spy Game will be a real treat: a fast electric thriller full of the old Sundance charm and pizzazz. show more

See all critic reviews on metacritic.com

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