Biopic “Bridge of Spies” by Steven Spielberg

Theatrical premiere: October 16, 2015
Starring: Tom Hanks, Mark Rylance, Amy Ryan, and Alan Alda

Bridge of Spies

In the shadow of war, one man showed the world what we stand for

Steven Spielberg
Matt Charman
Ethan Coen
Joel Coen
Running time: 135 minutes


A dramatic thriller set against the backdrop of a series of historic events, DreamWorks Pictures/Fox 2000 Pictures’ 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.

“Bridge of Spies” Cast in Stills

Tom Hanks as James B. Donovan

Tom Hanks as James B. Donovan in "Bridge of Spies" (2015)

Mark Rylance as Rudolf Abel

Mark Rylance as Rudolf Abel in "Bridge of Spies" (2015)

And also:

Amy Ryan as Mary McKenna Donovan
Alan Alda as Thomas Watters
Austin Stowell as Francis Gary Powers
Domenick Lombardozzi as Agent Blasco
Sebastian Koch as Wolfgang Vogel
Michael Gaston as Williams
Peter McRobbie as Allen Dulles
Stephen Kunken as William Tompkins
Joshua Harto as Bates
Mark Zak as Soviet Judge
Edward James Hyland as Chief Justice Earl Warren
Marko Caka as Reporter
John Ohkuma as FBI Agent

Film frames from “Bridge of Spies”

Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
20th Century Fox