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.

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3.8 out of 5
53 Ratings

53 Ratings

71% TOMATOMETER

Critics Consensus: Anchored by a sensitive performance from Tobey Maguire, Pawn Sacrifice adds another solidly gripping drama to the list of films inspired by chess wiz Bobby Fischer.

13+ COMMON SENSE

Fascinating chess biopic deals with mental instability.

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Studio
Bleecker Street
Genre
Drama
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Languages

Primary
English (Stereo, Dolby 5.1)
Additional

Spanish (Subtitles)

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CC
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SDH
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