Pawn Sacrifice


American chess champion Bobby Fischer prepares for a legendary match-up against Russian Boris Spassky.

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  1. Stephen J. Rivele


  2. Steven Knight


  3. Christopher Wilkinson


  4. Edward Zwick


Top Billed Cast

  1. Tobey Maguire

    Tobey Maguire

    Bobby Fischer

  2. Lily Rabe

    Lily Rabe

    Joan Fischer

  3. Peter Sarsgaard

    Peter Sarsgaard

    Father Bill Lombardy

  4. Liev Schreiber

    Liev Schreiber

    Boris Spassky

  5. Sophie Nélisse

    Sophie Nélisse

    Young Joan

  6. Michael Stuhlbarg

    Michael Stuhlbarg

    Paul Marshall

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Status Released

Original Language English

Runtime 1h 54m

Budget -

Revenue -

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Release Information

  • September 18, 2015
    PG-13, Theatrical
  • December 22, 2015
    PG-13, Physical



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A review by Reno

By Reno

With this 'Searching for Bobby Fischer' is over for me.

I know Bobby Fischer a genius American chess player, in fact, after watching the 'Searching for Bobby Fischer', which is another biopic as this one. Other than that I know nothing about his life, so I'm very thankful for this film. From the director of many sensational flicks comes this to inspire you. Wait, did I say inspire, but I'm little confused over how this film to be considered. Bobby Fischer was a great player, but he had some mental issues. So you can compare him to John Nash from 'A Beautiful Mind', except they're from di... read the rest.

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