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The Catcher Was a Spy (2018)

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A major league baseball player, Moe Berg, lives a double life working for the Office of Strategic Services.

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Ben Lewin

Writers:

Robert Rodat, Nicholas Dawidoff (based upon the book: Catcher Was a Spy: The Mysterious Life of Moe Berg by)
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Cast

Credited cast:
Connie Nielsen ... Koranda
Paul Rudd ... Moe Berg
Hiroyuki Sanada ... Kawabata
Sienna Miller ... Estella Huni
Paul Giamatti ... Samuel Goudsmit
Guy Pearce ... Robert Furman
Mark Strong ... Werner Heisenberg
Shea Whigham ... Joe Cronin
Jeff Daniels ... William J. Donovan
Tom Wilkinson ... Paul Scherrer
Ben Miles ... Jerry Fredericks
Giancarlo Giannini ... Professor Eduardo Amaldi
Hélène Cardona
William Hope ... John Kleran
Pierfrancesco Favino ... Martinuzzi
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A major league baseball player, Moe Berg, lives a double life working for the Office of Strategic Services.

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Based on the True Story of Moe Berg

Genres:

Biography | Drama | War

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for some sexuality, violence and language

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

22 June 2018 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Hvatač je bio špijun See more »

Filming Locations:

Prague, Czech Republic See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$114,771, 24 June 2018, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$712,438, 23 August 2018

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$875,102, 16 August 2018
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Trivia

Paul Giamatti's father, Bart Giamatti, served as the Commissioner of Major League Baseball from April 1, 1989 until September 1, 1989. See more »

Goofs

Joe Cronin is seen wearing number 6. Cronin wore 4. See more »

Quotes

William J. Donovan: You're an unusual man Mr. Berg, you speak 7 languages, you're an athlete, you're more than up to the physical requirements of the job...
Moe Berg: What job?
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Ballroom Foxtrot
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Underrated.
11 July 2018 | by kawasaki-75511See all my reviews

Well acted and filmed. As much a biography that enlightens about a fairly unknown story as a spy story. The negative reviews seem to be by those hoping for a baseball flick.


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