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Pawn Sacrifice

Pawn Sacrifice

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.
  • Pawn to queen 4.

This biopic takes a look at chess legend Bobby Fischer, who found himself caught between two superpowers when he played for the world championship, while battling some personal demons of his own at the same time.


115 minutes, Parental Guidance 10-12
Biographical, Drama, On the art circuit

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Credits
Cast
Toby Maguire, Robin Weigert, Lily Rabe, Liev Schreiber, Peter Sarsgaard, Michael Stuhlbarg
Director
Edward Zwick
ScreenplaySteven Knight, Stephen J. Rivele, Christopher Wilkinson
MusicJames Newton Howard
CinematographyBradford Young
EditingSteven Rosenblum
SoundtrackAvailable
Made in2014
Produced byGail Katz Productions, MICA Entertainment, Material Pictures, Mels Cite du Cinema, PalmStar Media, PenLife Media

Official Site | IMDB page | FPB Report | ScreenIt Report | CommonSenseMedia Report
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FPB Report (SA)
GenreBiopic
LanguageInfrequent, mild to moderate impact
NudityNone
SexNone
ViolenceNone
PrejudiceNone
BlasphemyNone
Drug abuseNone
Comments
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ScreenIt Report (USA)
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Alcohol / DrugsSmokingDisrespectful /
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Imitative BehaviourFrightening /
Tense Scenes
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CommonSenseMedia Report (USA)
Suggested age limitPositive messagesPositive role models
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Ratings
Scale (Max)20
South African Media
Cape Argus/The StarStephanie Merry quote icon 10
Cape TimesJordan Mintzer quote icon 10
International Media
ScreenIt (USA)Jim Judy quote icon 12
Metacritic.com29 critics13
Metacritic.com29 users16
RottenTomatoes.com78 critics13
RottenTomatoes.comTomatometer quote icon 14
RottenTomatoes.com8294 users13
Movie Review Query Engine (USA)MRQE critics quote icon 12
CommonSenseMedia (USA)Staff evaluation quote icon 15
IMDB1944 Netizens quote icon 15
Average .. 65%13


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