Release Date: 4/9/2002 Original Release: 2001 Format: DVD Length: 127 minutes Rating:R (MPAA) Rating Reason: language, some violence, and brief sexuality UPC: 025192155222 Studio: Universal Studios Home Video
Dramas, Mystery, Politics, Suspense, Thriller, Theatrical Release, Espionage, CIA, China
Spy Game Widescreen; Collector's Edition DVD Description
Robert Redford stars as veteran CIA agent Nathan Muir in this thriller from Tony Scott (TOP GUN, ENEMY OF THE STATE). Set in 1991, Muir expects his last day before retirement to be an easy one. Instead, he finds that his protégé, Tom Bishop (Brad Pitt), is being held on espionage charges in a Chinese prison will be executed in 24 hours. A seasoned agent, Muir has played spy games for a long time and quickly realizes that the CIA may not be acting in Bishop's best interest. Even as an agency committee is grilling Muir, he is secretly working to secure his former charge's freedom. Action-packed flashbacks establish the relationship between the two men: their first meeting during the Vietnam War, Muir's recruitment of Bishop following the war, Bishop's training and early missions in Berlin, and an important operation in Beirut. Similarly, the flashbacks trace the evolution of Bishop from an eager, brand-new agent in 1975 to a disillusioned veteran in the mid-1980s who is at odds with his mentor, Muir. This last layer of conflict adds extra suspense to SPY GAME, as Muir must decide whether to help his old friend or take the easy way out.
Region 1 Keep Case Collectors Edition Anamorphic Widescreen - 2.35 Letterbox - 2.35 Audio: Dolby Digital 5.1 - English Dolby Digital 5.1 - French DTS Surround 5.1 - English Additional Release Material: Production Interviews Deleted Scenes Comparisons: Film-to-Storyboard Comparison Audio Commentary: 1. Tony Scott - Director 2. Douglas Wick - Producer, Marc Abraham - Producer Interactive Features: Interactive Menus Scene Access Clandestine Ops (Optional) Interactive Games: Unlock the Secrets of SPY GAME Text/Photo Galleries: Additional Text: Requirements for CIA Acceptance DVD-ROM Features: Weblink: 1. Total Axess
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