Bridge of Spies

Bridge of Spies (2015)

Genres - Biography, Crime, Drama, History, Thriller  |   Sub-Genres - Biographical Film, Trial Film  |   Release Date - Oct 14, 2015  |   Run Time - 142 min.  |   Countries - United States of America  |   MPAA Rating - PG-13
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Bridge of Spies is a 2015 historical drama legal thriller film directed and co-produced by Steven Spielberg, written by Matt Charman, Ethan and Joel Coen and stars Tom Hanks, Mark Rylance, Amy Ryan and Alan Alda. Based on the 1960 U-2 incident during the Cold War, the film tells the story of lawyer James B. Donovan, who is entrusted with negotiating the release of Francis Gary Powers—a pilot whose U-2 spy plane was shot down over the Soviet Union—in exchange for Rudolf Abel, a captive and convicted Soviet KGB spy held under the custody of the United States, whom he represented at trial. The name of the film refers to the Glienicke Bridge, which connects Potsdam with Berlin, where the spy exchange took place. This film was internationally co-produced by the United States and Germany.

Bridge of Spies was shot under the working title of St. James Place. Principal photography began on September 8, 2014, in Brooklyn, New York City, and the production proceeded at Babelsberg Studios in Potsdam. The film was released by Touchstone Pictures on October 16, 2015, in the United States and distributed by 20th Century Fox in other territories. It was a box office success, grossing $165 million worldwide, and received positive reviews, garnering praise for its direction, screenplay, acting, score, and production merits. The film received six Academy Award nominations including Best Picture and Best Original Screenplay, and won Best Supporting Actor for Rylance.

Movie Info

Budget

$40,000,000

Box Office

$165,478,348

Tags

American, Brooklyn, Cia, Cold War, Espionage, Lawyer, Pilot, Potsdam, Soviet Union, Spy, True Stories, United States

Attributes

Filming Location: Berlin, California, Germany, New York City, Wrocław
Narrative Location: Brooklyn, New York City, Soviet Union
Subject: aviation accident, Cold War, Francis Gary Powers, spy

Alternate Titles

A Ponte dos Espiões
PT
Bridge of Spies
AU, CA, IN, IE, NZ, AE, GB, US
Bridge of Spies - Der Unterhändler
DE
Casuslar Köprüsü
TR
El puente de los espías
MX, ES
Espioien Zubia
ES
Gesher ha'meraglim
IL
I géfyra ton kataskópon
GR
Il ponte delle spie
IT
Kémek hídja
HU
Le pont des espions
BE, CA, FR
Mist shpyguniv
UA
Most Spijuna
BA
Most spijuna
HR
Most szpiegów
PL
Most vohunov
SI
Mostut na shpionite
BG
Nguoi Dam Phan
VN
Podul spionilor
RO
Pont d'Espies
ES
Ponte dos Espiões
BR
Puente de espías
AR, CL, CO, MX, PE, UY
Shpionskiy most
RU
Šnipu tiltas
LT
Spiegu Tilts
LV
Spionernas bro
FI, SE
Spionernes bro
DK
Spioonide sild
EE
St. James Place
US
Untitled Cold War Spy Thriller
, US
Vakoojien silta
FI
Η γέφυρα των κατασκόπων
GR
Міст шпигунів
UA
Мост шпијуна
RS
Мостът на шпионите
BG
Шпионский мост
RU
ブリッジ・オブ・スパイ
JP
間諜橋
TW