Bridge of Spies
An unsuspecting lawyer becomes the bridge between American and Soviet relations in a tense situation during the Cold War.
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Bridge of Spies
Rating & Content Info
Why is Bridge of Spies rated PG-13? Bridge of Spies is rated PG-13 by the MPAA for some violence and brief strong language.
Violence: A short scene (shot from a distance) depicts people attempting to scale the Berlin Wall and being shot as they do so. A girl is sitting in her home when suddenly bullets begin ripping through windows and walls. A captured military pilot is shown being subjected to forceful interrogation techniques including sleep deprivation and being splashed with cold water. Military personnel are briefed on using a suicide device should they be captured. Law enforcement officers forcefully enter a person’s apartment. A pilot’s plane is shot down—the tense scene has him plummeting to the ground while attempting to eject from the aircraft. Scenes depict soldiers harassing, interrogating and restraining people. Verbal altercations are heard.
Sexual Content: People embrace and kiss.
Language: A sexual expletive is uttered twice. Infrequent scatological and other mild profanities are used, along with terms of deity.
Alcohol / Drug Use: Frequent portrayals of tobacco and alcohol use are shown in a historical context.
Page last updated May 12, 2016
|British Columbia||PG||Coarse Language, Violence.|
|Manitoba||PG||Not Recommeded for Young Children,Mature Theme, Language May Offend.|
|Ontario||PG||Mature Theme, Violence, Tobacco Use.|
|Canadian Home Video||PG|
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Cast and Crew
Bridge of Spies is directed by Steven Spielberg and stars Tom Hanks, Billy Magnussen, Amy Ryan, Eve Hewson.
Bridge of Spies was perviously titled, Untitled Cold War Spy Thriller.
Learn more about the Cold War.
From the Studio: “Bridge of Spies” tells the story of James Donovan, a Brooklyn lawyer who finds himself thrust into the center of the Cold War when the CIA sends him on the near-impossible task to negotiate the release of a captured American U-2 pilot. Screenwriters Matt Charman and Ethan Coen & Joel Coen have woven this remarkable experience in Donovan’s life into a story inspired by true events that captures the essence of a man who risked everything and vividly brings his personal journey to life.© DreamWorks Pictures/Twentieth Century Fox
The most recent home video release of Bridge of Spies movie is February 2, 2016. Here are some details…
Home Video Notes: Bridge of Spies
Release Date: 2 February 2016
Bridge of Spies releases to home video (Blu-ray) with the following extras:
- “Berlin 1961: Re-creating The Divide” - Experience the Berlin Wall, Checkpoint Charlie and Frederic Pryor’s arrest through a mix of archival imagery, behind-the-scenes moments and firsthand accounts.
- “U-2 Spy Plane” - Witness the making of the spectacular U-2 plane crash sequence with archival voiceover by U-2 pilot Francis Gary Powers, and a cameo by his son, Francis Gary Powers, Jr.
- “Spy Swap: Looking Back On The Final Act” - Relive a page of Cold War history on the Glienicke Bridge while shooting the historic exchange of Soviet spy Rudolf Abel and U-2 pilot Francis Gary Powers.
- “A Case Of The Cold War: Bridge of Spies” - Delve deeper into the film’s characters and the real-life people on whom they’re based, and discover why the history behind “Bridge Of Spies” still resonates today.