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2016 | R | Drama Thriller

Snowden reveals the incredible untold personal story of Edward Snowden, the polarizing figure who exposed shocking illegal surveillance activities by the NSA and became one of the most wanted men in t... more

In Movie Theaters U.S.

Friday, September 16, 2016

On DVD

Tuesday, December 27, 2016

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Shailene Woodley
Lindsay Mills
Joseph Gordon-Levitt
Edward Snowden
Tom Wilkinson
Ewen MacAskill
Melissa Leo
Laura Poitras
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DIRECTOR

Oliver Stone

Screenwriter

Oliver Stone
Kieran Fitzgerald

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Rating MPAA

R for language and some sexuality/nudity

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Snowden reveals the incredible untold personal story of Edward Snowden, the polarizing figure who exposed shocking illegal surveillance activities by the NSA and became one of the most wanted men in the world. He is considered a hero by some, and a traitor by others. No matter which you believe, the epic story of why he did it, who he left behind, and how he pulled it off makes for one of the most compelling films of the year.
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Trivia & Production Notes

  • Based on "Time of the Octopus,: a novel written by Snowden's Russian lawyer Anatoly Kucherena, and Luke Harding's "The Snowden Files, The Inside Story of the World's Most Wanted Man".
  • Timothy Olyphant has been cast as a CIA agent who befriended Snowden after Snowden released the classified documents.
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  • Snowden
  • The Snowden Files

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