A dramatic thriller set against the backdrop of a series of historic events, DreamWorks Pictures/Fox 2000 Pictures’ “Bridge of Spies” tells the story of James Donovan, a Brooklyn lawyer who finds himself thrust into the center of the Cold War when the CIA sends him on the near-impossible task to negotiate the release of a captured American U-2 pilot. Screenwriters Matt Charman and Ethan Coen & Joel Coen have woven this remarkable experience in Donovan’s life into a story inspired by true events that captures the essence of a man who risked everything and vividly brings his personal journey to life. Directed by three-time Academy Award®-winning director Steven Spielberg, “Bridge of Spies” stars: two-time Academy Award winner Tom Hanks as James Donovan; three-time Tony Award® winner Mark Rylance as Rudolf Abel, a KGB agent defended by Donovan; Scott Shepherd as CIA operative Hoffman; Academy Award nominee Amy Ryan as James’ wife, Mary; Sebastian Koch as East German lawyer Vogel; and Academy Award nominee Alan Alda as Thomas Watters, a partner at Donovan’s law firm. The film is produced by Spielberg, Marc Platt and Kristie Macosko Krieger with Adam Somner, Daniel Lupi, Jeff Skoll and Jonathan King serving as executive producers. The screenplay is by Matt Charman and three-time Academy Award winners Ethan Coen & Joel Coen.

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Bridge of Spies (2015)

PG-13

Drama/Suspense/Thriller · 2h 21m · 10/16/2015

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In a world on the brink the difference between war and peace was one honest man

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A dramatic thriller set against the backdrop of a series of historic events, DreamWorks Pictures/Fox 2000 Pictures’ “Bridge of Spies” tells the story of James Donovan, a Brooklyn lawyer who finds himself thrust into the center of the Cold War when the CIA sends him on the near-impossible task to negotiate the release of a captured American U-2 pilot. Screenwriters Matt Charman and Ethan Coen & Joel Coen have woven this remarkable experience in Donovan’s life into a story inspired by true events that captures the essence of a man who risked everything and vividly brings his personal journey to life. Directed by three-time Academy Award®-winning director Steven Spielberg, “Bridge of Spies” stars: two-time Academy Award winner Tom Hanks as James Donovan; three-time Tony Award® winner Mark Rylance as Rudolf Abel, a KGB agent defended by Donovan; Scott Shepherd as CIA operative Hoffman; Academy Award nominee Amy Ryan as James’ wife, Mary; Sebastian Koch as East German lawyer Vogel; and Academy Award nominee Alan Alda as Thomas Watters, a partner at Donovan’s law firm. The film is produced by Spielberg, Marc Platt and Kristie Macosko Krieger with Adam Somner, Daniel Lupi, Jeff Skoll and Jonathan King serving as executive producers. The screenplay is by Matt Charman and three-time Academy Award winners Ethan Coen & Joel Coen.

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Status

Released

Languages

English, German, Russian

Countries

Germany, India, United States

Production Companies

Fox 2000 Pictures, Reliance Entertainment, Participant Media, TSG Entertainment, Afterworks Limited, Studio Babelsberg, Amblin Entertainment, Marc Platt Productions, DreamWorks SKG

Budget

$40,000,000

Revenue

$130,300,000
Part Of
Cast
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Tom Hanks

James B. Donovan
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Mark Rylance

Rudolf Abel
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Vladimir Vilanov

Soviet Guard
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Steve Cirbus

Michael Verona
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Michael Kranz

Checkpoint Guard #1
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Max Kidd

Checkpoint Guard #2
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Frederic Heidorn

East German Guard - Pryor
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Nils Malten

East German Guard - Donovan
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Max Mauff

Ott's Secretary
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Jon Donahue

Agent Faye
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Nina Gummich

Hilton Waitress
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Burghart Klaußner

Harald Ott (as Burghart Klaussner)
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Martin Dew

CIA Agent - Glienicke Bridge
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Konstantin Frolov

Soviet Director / Official
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Merab Ninidze

Soviet Main Interrogator
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Jesse Plemons

Joe Murphy
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Geoffrey Rude

Pilot in Motel Room
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Michael Rempen

Pilot in Motel Room
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Michael Gaston

Agent Williams
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Dakin Matthews

Judge Byers
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Stephen Kunken

William Tompkins
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Scott Shepherd

Hoffman
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Jon Curry

Agent Somner
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Jim C. Ferris

Bailiff (as Jim Ferris)
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Andy Schneeflock

Gentleman on Subway #1.
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Lucia Ryan

Crying Girl
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Nolan Lyons

Classroom Boy #1
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Hayley Feinstein

Classroom Girl #1
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Victoria Leigh

Classroom Girl #2
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Sawyer Barth

Classroom Boy #2
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Ashlie Atkinson

Classroom Teacher
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Haley Rawson

Teacher
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Laurie Dawn

Secretary on Subway
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Michael Pemberton

Lie Detector Test Administrator
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Wes McGee

U2 Pilot
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Austin Stowell

Francis Gary Powers
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John Rue

Lynn Goodnough
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Domenick Lombardozzi

Agent Blasco
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Victor Verhaeghe

Agent Gamber
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Mark Fichera

FBI Agent
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Brian Hutchison

FBI Agent
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Joel Brady

Police Officer - Brooklyn Courthouse
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Henny Russell

Receptionist
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Rebekah Brockman

Alison - Donovan's Secretary
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Nadja Bobyleva

Katje
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Eve Hewson

Carol Donovan
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Billy Magnussen

Doug Forrester
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Amy Ryan

Mary Donovan
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Jillian Lebling

Peggy Donovan
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Noah Schnapp

Roger Donovan
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Joshua Harto

Bates
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Wanja Götz

Soviet Guard
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James Lorinz

Gentleman on Subway #2
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Mario Corry

Clerk
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Alan Alda

Thomas Watters Jr.
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Ivan Shvedoff

2nd Soviet Interrogator
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Sebastian Koch

Wolfgang Vogel
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Thomas Hacikoglu

East German Soldier #3
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Henning Bormann

Prison Official
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Ketel Weber

Checkpoint Soldier #1
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Matilda Palma Galisch

Family #2 at Berlin Wall Construction
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Maik Rogge

Checkpoint Soldier #2
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Matthias Gärtner

East German Youth (as Mathias Gärtner)
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Rafael Gareisen

East German Youth
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Le Clanché du Rand

Millie Byers
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Nico Ehrenteit

East German Youth
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Joe Forbrich

Pinker
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Petra-Maria Cammin

Helen Abel (as Petra Maria Cammin)
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Michael Schenk

Cousin Drews
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Michael Gor

Ivan Schischkin (as Mikhail Gorevoy)
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Tim Morten Uhlenbrock

Checkpoint Soldier #3
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Patricia Squire

Older Lady on Subway (as Pat Squire)
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Greta Galisch de Palma

Family #2 at Berlin Wall Construction
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Emma Nazahn

Family #1 at Berlin Wall Construction
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Radik Golovkov

Soviet Embassy Receptionist
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Stefan Langel

Soviet Guard
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Luce Dreznin

Lydia Abel (as Lucy Dreznin)
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Kai Wido Meyer

East German Soldier #1
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David Wilson Barnes

Mr. Michener
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Mike Houston

Man in Courtroom
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Hamilton Clancy

Courthouse Reporter
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Jonathan Walker

Courthouse Reporter
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Greg Nutcher

NYPD Lieutenant
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Tracy Howe

Angry NYPD Cop
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Matthias Scherwenikas

Family #2 at Berlin Wall Construction
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Edward James Hyland

Justice Warren
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Steven Boyer

Marty
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John Henry Cox

Partner at Watters Law Firm
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Donavon Dietz

Foreman
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Joe Starr

Courthouse Reporter
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Peter McRobbie

Allen Dulles
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Will Rogers

Frederic Pryor
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Daniela Schulz

Family #1 at Berlin Wall Construction
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Moritz Berg

Family #1 at Berlin Wall Construction
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John Taylor

Radio Newscaster (voice)
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Victor Schefé

Soviet Translator
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Kristoffer Fuss

East German Soldier #2
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Mark Zak

Soviet Judge - Powers' Trial
Crew
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Steven Spielberg

Director
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Joel Coen

Writer
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Ethan Coen

Writer
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Matt Charman

Writer
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Kristie Macosko Krieger

Producer
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Marc Platt

Producer
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Steven Spielberg

Producer
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Janusz Kaminski

Cinematograpy
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Michael Kahn

Editor
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Thomas Newman

Music
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Disc Releases
Disc Title Front Cover

I Spy: Bridge of Spies

(DVD, Keep Case (Std.))

4/24/2001

Disc Title Front Cover

Bridge of Spies

(Blu-ray, Keep Case (HD Slim, Low))

2/2/2016

$14.99

Disc Title Front Cover

Bridge of Spies

(DVD, Keep Case (Std.))

2/2/2016

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