Tobey Maguire, Liev Schreiber and Peter Sarsgaard star in the biopic drama Pawn Sacrifice. See the movie trailer and poster below. The life story of American chess phenomenon Bobby Fischer leading up to his historic world championship match against Russian Boris Spassky.
Release Date: September 18, 2015
Studio: Bleecker Street
Genre: Biography, Drama
Director: Edward Zwick
Screenwriter: Steven Knight
Cast: Tobey Maguire, Liev Schreiber, Peter Sarsgaard, Michael Stuhlbarg, Lily Rabe, Robin Weigert
Running Time: 1 hr. 54 min.
MPAA Rating: PG-13 for brief strong language, some sexual content and historical smoking.
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.