Pawn Sacrifice (2015)
Movie: Pawn Sacrifice
- Director: Edward Zwick
- Writers: Steven Knight, Stephen J. Rivele
- Stars: Robin Weigert, Liev Schreiber, Lily Rabe, Peter Sarsgaard, Tobey Maguire, Michael Stuhlbarg, Sophie Nlisse, Evelyne Brochu, Seamus Davey-Fitzpatrick, Aiden Lovekamp, Andreas Apergis, Ilia Volok, Conrad Pla, Andr Sogliuzzo, Nathaly Thibault
- Release Date: September 25, 2015
- Run Time: 115 min
- Genre: Biography, Drama
In 1972, Bobby Fischer faced the Soviet Union in the greatest chess match ever played. On the board he fought the Cold War. In his mind he fought his madness.
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.