Pawn Sacrifice (2014) – Movie Review

February 14, 2016 1:30 am by
Pawn-Sacrifice-movie-poster - Big Fat Kill


Set during the Cold War, American chess prodigy Bobby Fischer finds himself caught between two superpowers and his own struggles as he challenges the Soviet Empire.


  • Tobey Maguire - Bobby Fischer
  • Liev Schreiber - Boris Spassky
  • Michael Stuhlbarg - Paul Marshall
  • Peter Sarsgaard - Father Bill Lombardy


  • Edward Zwick


An interesting biopic about a hard to like character. Zwick keeps things ticking along at a decent pace. Not much else to say about it. It’s o.k if there’s nothing else on or you’re a chess fan. Pretty forgettable.

2.5 Stars (2.5 / 5)

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *