Bridge of Spies

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During the Cold War, the Soviet Union captures U.S. pilot Francis Gary Powers after shooting down his U-2 spy plane. Sentenced to 10 years in prison, Powers' only hope is New York lawyer James Donovan, recruited by a CIA operative to negotiate his release. Donovan boards a plane to Berlin, hoping to win the young man's freedom through a prisoner exchange. If all goes well, the Russians would get Rudolf Abel, the convicted spy who Donovan defended in court.

  1. Joel Coen


  2. Matt Charman


  3. Ethan Coen


  4. Steven Spielberg


Top Billed Cast

  1. Tom Hanks

    Tom Hanks

    James B. Donovan

  2. Mark Rylance

    Mark Rylance

    Rudolf Abel

  3. Amy Ryan

    Amy Ryan

    Mary Donovan

  4. Alan Alda

    Alan Alda

    Thomas Watters Jr.

  5. Sebastian Koch

    Sebastian Koch

    Wolfgang Vogel

  6. Austin Stowell

    Austin Stowell

    Francis Gary Powers

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Status Released

Original Language English

Runtime 2h 21m

Budget $40,000,000.00

Revenue $165,478,348.00

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Release Information

  • October 16, 2015
    PG-13, Theatrical
  • February 2, 2016
    PG-13, Physical



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A review by Reno

By Reno

Totally unexpected PG-13 rated negotiation-drama based on the Cold War.

The movie that should have been made 50 years ago, but due to the international political tension it did not take off. So now it's here, the same director made it. It's a rocking combo, once again Spielberg and Hanks come together, tell me who's going to miss that. Simply spellbinding, one of the best movie of the year.

I think this flick is for adults. There's no sex, no nudity, not even a single kiss or the bad language and zero violence, its fine for teens and kids can understand, but the story is what I meant th... read the rest.

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