Spy Game
Spy Game (2001)

There was a time when CIA operative Nathan Muir and his protégé Tom Bishop were inseparable, traveling the world and tasting everything it had to offer... from Vietnam to Berlin to Beirut. In a profession fraught with danger and… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: November 21, 2001
DVD Release Date: April 16, 2002
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Critic Score: 66% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: The outcome of the kinetic Spy Game is never in doubt, but it is fun watching Robert Redford and Brad Pitt work.

Jeff Strickler
Minneapolis Star Tribune

The performances are the biggest asset.

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Rex Reed
New York Observer

A yawn, and the two glamour boys (who, by the way, look awful) are both snoring.

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Tim Brayton
Antagony & Ecstasy

Capably anchored by [Robert] Redford giving the spunkiest, most alive performance he gave in a decade in either direction.

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Richard Roeper
Ebert & Roeper

I'll admit the main story is implausible, but the flashbacks were spectacular, and the cast is really good here.

Mark Holcomb
Village Voice

Happily, beneath the film's nostalgic veneer and tooth-rattling visual and aural effects lies a mature ambiguity that's unusual for a holiday blockbuster.

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Nell Minow
Common Sense Media

A smart thriller for grown-ups.

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Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times

It's clever and shows great control of craft, but it doesn't care, and so it's hard for us to care about.

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Edward Guthmann
San Francisco Chronicle

Redford dazzles in his best role in decades.

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Peter Canavese
Groucho Reviews

Two generations of Hollywood 'golden boys' team up in Tony Scott's Spy Game, a neatly plotted espionage thriller. [Blu-ray]

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Flixster Audience Score: 75% Flixster User Reviews
Kevin M. Williams
Man oh man, it's not easy keeping alla world's nutcase reactionary knuckleheads under our protective thumb but, thanks to our boys and girls out of… More
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A veteran CIA agent discovers that his protege is being sold out by the agency so he uses his last 24 hours on the job to try and rescue him from execution by… More
Conner Rainwater
I thought the movie had very good acting, but its visual style and plot was just bland. Robert Redford and Brad Pitt worked really well together, but it… More
Derek Daniels
Robert Redford - like a few other actors - does so few films nowadays that it's a treat to watch him act. While this film isn't particularly… More
Mike S
You can definitely tell that Tony Scott made this, because it has the exact same feel and directing style to it as one of his other films, namely <i>Enemy… More