The Catcher Was a Spy (2018)

Genres - Drama, Spy Film, Thriller  |   Sub-Genres - Biography, Military & War  |   Release Date - Jun 22, 2018 (USA - Limited)  |   Run Time - 98 min.  |   Countries - United States   |   MPAA Rating - R
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Synopsis by Kyle Lavigne

In this war drama based on a true story, Moe Berg (Paul Rudd), a former Major League Baseball catcher who speaks nine languages, is recruited by the Office of Security Services during World War II to thwart a German scientist's plans to assemble an atomic bomb for the Nazis. Also starring Mark Strong, Sienna Miller, Jeff Daniels, and Guy Pearce. Directed by Ben Lewin.

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atomic-bomb, baseball-player, CIA (Central-Intelligence-Agency), mission [quest], spy, undercover, war