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

Ratings & Reviews

  • 60
    Joe MorgensternWall Street Journal

    To make silk purses from turgid passages, Mr. Scott does what he always does, gooses them up with every trick in the big-budget book.

  • 63
    Steven ReaPhiladelphia Inquirer

    Fans of swooping helicopter shots, alleys filled with backlit geysers of steam, and jump-cut editing that makes MTV look like Ingmar Bergman will relish the intercontinental intrigue and huggermugger that is Spy Game. 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

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