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  • Pawn Sacrifice (2014)
  • PG-13
    115 min | Biography, Drama, History
Pawn Sacrifice (2014)
PG-13
115 min | Biography, Drama, History

Set during the Cold War, American chess prodigy Bobby Fischer finds himself caught between two superpowers and his own struggles as he challenges the Soviet Empire.
Director
Writers
Steven Knight (screenplay) (story) | Stephen J. Rivele (story) | Christopher Wilkinson (story)
Cinematographer
Casting Directors
Kathleen Chopin | Andrea Kenyon (Canada) | Victoria Thomas (as Vickie Thomas) | Randi Wells (Canada)
Production Designer
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Release date
Sep 25, 2015 (United States)

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Cast

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103 cast members
Name Known for
Tobey Maguire
Bobby Fischer Bobby Fischer   See fewer
Liev Schreiber
Boris Spassky Boris Spassky   See fewer
Michael Stuhlbarg
Paul Marshall Paul Marshall   See fewer
Peter Sarsgaard
Father Bill Lombardy Father Bill Lombardy   See fewer
Edward Zinoviev
Efim Geller Efim Geller   See fewer
Alexandre Gorchkov
Iivo Nei Iivo Nei   See fewer
Lily Rabe
Joan Fischer Joan Fischer   See fewer
Robin Weigert
Regina Fischer Regina Fischer   See fewer
Seamus Davey-Fitzpatrick
Teenage Bobby Fischer Teenage Bobby Fischer   See fewer
Aiden Lovekamp
Young Bobby Fischer Young Bobby Fischer   See fewer
Sophie Nélisse
Young Joan Fischer Young Joan Fischer   See fewer
Conrad Pla
Carmine Nigro Carmine Nigro   See fewer
Vitali Makarov
Ivanovich Ivanovich   See fewer
Brett Watson
Lothar Schmid Lothar Schmid   See fewer
Igor Ovadis
Russian Bookstore Owner Russian Bookstore Owner   See fewer
Bobo Vian
Bookstore Owner's Wife Bookstore Owner's Wife   See fewer
Shawn Campbell
Cyril (as Shawn Cambell) Cyril (as Shawn Cambell)   See fewer
Katie Bird Nolan
Maria (as Kathryn Nolan) Maria (as Kathryn Nolan)   See fewer
Joe Cobden
Motel Clerk Motel Clerk   See fewer
Brent Skagford
Businessman (Motel) Businessman (Motel)   See fewer
John Maclaren
US Chargé d'Affaire Tremblay US Chargé d'Affaire Tremblay   See fewer
Jonathan Dubsky
Tremblay's Aide Tremblay's Aide   See fewer
Mark Slacke
Icelandic Journalist #1 Icelandic Journalist #1   See fewer
Yanick Bousquet
Foreign Reporter #1 (French) Foreign Reporter #1 (French)   See fewer
Shanmugasunder Chetty
Foreign Reporter #2 (East Indian) Foreign Reporter #2 (East Indian)   See fewer
Mohsen El Gharbi
Foreign Reporter #3 (Dutch) Foreign Reporter #3 (Dutch)   See fewer
Andrew Peplowski
ABC News Anchor ABC News Anchor   See fewer
David Pryde
50's Reporter 50's Reporter   See fewer
Roc Lafortune
Official (Soviet Accres.) (as Roc LaFortune) Official (Soviet Accres.) (as Roc LaFortune)   See fewer
Vito DeFilippo
Russian Opponent (Bulgaria 1967) Russian Opponent (Bulgaria 1967)   See fewer
Basil McKenna
Kissing Man Kissing Man   See fewer
Ellen David
Party Guest #1 (Fischer Apt.) Party Guest #1 (Fischer Apt.)   See fewer
Rosa Ruby Kagan
Party Guest #2 (Fischer Apt.) Party Guest #2 (Fischer Apt.)   See fewer
Arthur Holden
Party Guest #3 (Fischer Apt.) Party Guest #3 (Fischer Apt.)   See fewer
Richard Jutras
Referee - Santa Monica Referee - Santa Monica   See fewer
Alain Goulem
Reporter #1 (Vancouver) (as Al Goulem) Reporter #1 (Vancouver) (as Al Goulem)   See fewer
Carlo Mestroni
Reporter #2 (Vancouver) Reporter #2 (Vancouver)   See fewer
Spiro Malandrakis
Reporter Reporter   See fewer
Glen Bowser
Bus Driver Bus Driver   See fewer
Zach Fraser
Long Haired Hippy Long Haired Hippy   See fewer
Raphael Grosz-Harvey
Donald Byrne Donald Byrne   See fewer
Alexandra Van Loon
Joan's Daughter Joan's Daughter   See fewer
Sam Stone
Customer - Diner Customer - Diner   See fewer
Matt Keyes
JFK Airport Journalist (as Matt Keys) JFK Airport Journalist (as Matt Keys)   See fewer
Ilia Volok
KGB Guy KGB Guy   See fewer
Edward Yankie
President Nixon President Nixon   See fewer
Al Vandecruys
Arbiter - Bulgaria Arbiter - Bulgaria   See fewer
Olga Martchenko
Woman Speaking Russian Woman Speaking Russian   See fewer
Al Dubois
NBC Reporter NBC Reporter   See fewer
Francois Cote
Marshall Heavy (as François Côte) Marshall Heavy (as François Côte)   See fewer
Marco Verdoni
Joan's Husband Joan's Husband   See fewer
François Ducharme
Bent Larsen Bent Larsen   See fewer
Ivan Freud
Reefer Man Reefer Man   See fewer
Maurice Demers
President Brezhnev President Brezhnev   See fewer
Stephen Walters
Reporter Reporter   See fewer
Norman Roy
FBI Agent FBI Agent   See fewer
Muhammad Ali
Self (archive footage) (uncredited) Self (archive footage) (uncredited)   See fewer
Andreas Apergis
Uncle Paul (uncredited) Uncle Paul (uncredited)   See fewer
The Beatles
Themselves (archive footage) (uncredited) Themselves (archive footage) (uncredited)   See fewer
Lesley Leichtweis Bernardi
Russian Lady (uncredited) Russian Lady (uncredited)   See fewer
Grace Campos
Bobby Fischer Fan (uncredited) Bobby Fischer Fan (uncredited)   See fewer
Dick Cavett
Self (archive footage) (uncredited) Self (archive footage) (uncredited)   See fewer
John Chancellor
Self (archive footage) (uncredited) Self (archive footage) (uncredited)   See fewer
Calin Darabut
Spectator (uncredited) Spectator (uncredited)   See fewer
Kirby DeLisle
Young woman In restaurant (uncredited) Young woman In restaurant (uncredited)   See fewer
Bobby Fischer
Self (archive footage) (uncredited) Self (archive footage) (uncredited)   See fewer
Jean-François Garceau
Chess Tournament Judge (uncredited) Chess Tournament Judge (uncredited)   See fewer
Ignacio García-Bustelo
Spanish Reporter (uncredited) Spanish Reporter (uncredited)   See fewer
John Glenn
Self (archive footage) (uncredited) Self (archive footage) (uncredited)   See fewer
Lev Gorn
Russian Newscaster (uncredited) Russian Newscaster (uncredited)   See fewer
Sigurbjörn Guðmundsson
Icelandic Policeman (uncredited) Icelandic Policeman (uncredited)   See fewer
Robert Hansen
Prime Minister Johannesson (uncredited) Prime Minister Johannesson (uncredited)   See fewer
George Harrison
Self (archive footage) (uncredited) Self (archive footage) (uncredited)   See fewer
Peter Janov
KGB Agent (uncredited) KGB Agent (uncredited)   See fewer
Samantha Kelly
Bobby Fischer Fan (uncredited) Bobby Fischer Fan (uncredited)   See fewer
John Kennedy Jr.
Self (archive footage) (uncredited) Self (archive footage) (uncredited)   See fewer
Caroline Kennedy
Self (archive footage) (uncredited) Self (archive footage) (uncredited)   See fewer
Jacqueline Kennedy
Self (archive footage) (uncredited) Self (archive footage) (uncredited)   See fewer
John F. Kennedy
Self (archive footage) (uncredited) Self (archive footage) (uncredited)   See fewer
Nikita Khrushchev
Self (archive footage) (uncredited) Self (archive footage) (uncredited)   See fewer
Norman Lehnert
German Reporter (uncredited) German Reporter (uncredited)   See fewer
John Lennon
Self (archive footage) (uncredited) Self (archive footage) (uncredited)   See fewer
Serge Martineau
Limousine Driver (uncredited) Limousine Driver (uncredited)   See fewer
Paul McCartney
Self (archive footage) (uncredited) Self (archive footage) (uncredited)   See fewer
Roger Mudd
Self (archive footage) (uncredited) Self (archive footage) (uncredited)   See fewer
Richard Nixon
Self (archive footage) (uncredited) Self (archive footage) (uncredited)   See fewer
Eugene Nomura
Japanese Anchorman (uncredited) Japanese Anchorman (uncredited)   See fewer
Victor Oni
Scorekeeper (uncredited) Scorekeeper (uncredited)   See fewer
Benoit Priest
Texan Trucker (uncredited) Texan Trucker (uncredited)   See fewer
Harry Reasoner
Self (archive footage) (uncredited) Self (archive footage) (uncredited)   See fewer
Paul Rogic
KGB Agent (uncredited) KGB Agent (uncredited)   See fewer
Gavin Scott
News Anchorman (uncredited) News Anchorman (uncredited)   See fewer
Howard K. Smith
Self (archive footage) (uncredited) Self (archive footage) (uncredited)   See fewer
André Sogliuzzo
Henry Kissinger (voice) (uncredited) Henry Kissinger (voice) (uncredited)   See fewer
Boris Spassky
Self (archive footage) (uncredited) Self (archive footage) (uncredited)   See fewer
Dennis Staroselsky
Actor (uncredited) Actor (uncredited)   See fewer
Ringo Starr
Self (archive footage) (uncredited) Self (archive footage) (uncredited)   See fewer
Nathaly Thibault
Press Conference (uncredited) Press Conference (uncredited)   See fewer
Natalija Ugrina
Bikini Babe (uncredited) Bikini Babe (uncredited)   See fewer
Garrick Utley
Self (archive footage) (uncredited) Self (archive footage) (uncredited)   See fewer
Lydia Zadel
Kissing Woman (uncredited) Kissing Woman (uncredited)   See fewer
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