Pawn Sacrifice Movie

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2015 | PG-13 | Drama Thriller | 1hr, 56m

In a gripping true story set during the height of the Cold War, American chess prodigy Bobby Fischer (Tobey Maguire) finds himself caught between two superpowers when he challenges the Soviet Empire. ... more

Release DateU.S.

Pawn Sacrifice was released on
Friday, September 18, 2015 Limited Release

On Blu-ray & DVD

Tuesday, December 22, 2015

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DIRECTOR

Ed Zwick

Screenwriter

Steven Knight

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PG-13 for brief strong language, some sexual content and historical smoking

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In a gripping true story set during the height of the Cold War, American chess prodigy Bobby Fischer (Tobey Maguire) finds himself caught between two superpowers when he challenges the Soviet Empire. Also starring Liev Schreiber and Peter Sarsgaard, PAWN SACRIFICE chronicles Fischer's terrifying struggles with genius and madness, and the rise and fall of a kid from Brooklyn who captured the imagination of the world.
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  • Based on the true story of Bobby Fischer.
  • Follows famed and troubled American chess champion Bobby Fischer.

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