Bridge of Spies Movie

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Who's Involved:

Steven Spielberg, Tom Hanks, Matt Charman, Sebastian Koch, Amy Ryan, Mark Rylance, Marc Platt, Alan Alda, Joel Coen, Ethan Coen, Scott Shepherd, Domenick Lombardozzi

Release Date:

Friday, October 16, 2015 (Nationwide)

some violence and brief strong language

Runtime: 2 hrs, 15 m
Language: English

Plot: What's the story about?

A dramatic thriller set against the backdrop of a series of historic events, Bridge of Spies tells the story of James Donovan (Hanks), 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

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Who stars in Bridge of Spies: Cast List

... James Donovan

"Finch" , "Elvis"  

... Rudolf Abel

"Don't Look Up" , "The Outfit"  

... Hoffman

"First Cow" , "Jason Bourne"  

... Mary

"What Is Life Worth" , "Worth"  

... Vogel

"Albatross" , "A Good Day to Die Hard"  

... Thomas Watters

"Marriage Story" , "The Longest Ride"  

... Agent Blasco

"The Irishman"  

Who's making Bridge of Spies: Crew List

A look at the Bridge of Spies behind-the-scenes crew and production team. The film's director Steven Spielberg last directed Schindler's List: Remastered and Ready Player One. The film's writer Matt Charman last wrote Patriots Day and Suite Francaise.


Marc Platt

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Production: What we know about Bridge of Spies?

Key Facts

  1. 20th Century Fox is co-financing the film with DreamWorks in association with Participant Media, and will distribute internationally. Disney will handle domestic distribution, while DreamWorks' partner, Reliance, will oversee distribution in India.
  2. Tom Hanks and Steven Spielberg previously teamed on Saving Private Ryan, Catch Me If You Can and The Terminal.

Filming Timeline

  1. June 2015: The film was in Completed status.
  2. January 2015: The film was in Post-Production status.
  3. October 2014: The film was in Production status.
  4. The film will shoot on location in New York and Berlin.

  5. June 2014: The film was in Pre-Production status.
  6. May 2014: The film was in Development status.
  7. Could begin filming in September in New York and Berlin.

Bridge of Spies Release Date: When was the film released?

Bridge of Spies was released in 2015 on Friday, October 16, 2015 (Nationwide release). There were 12 other movies released on the same date, including Crimson Peak, Goosebumps and Freeheld.

When will the movie be on Blu-ray & DVD?

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