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Title The catcher was a spy / IFC and Palmstar Media present ; an Animus Films/Serena Films and Palmstar Media production ; in association with Finch Entertainment, Windy Hill Pictures and FilmNation Entertainment ; produced by Kevin Frakes, Tatiana Kelly, Buddy Patrick, Jim Young ; written by Robert Rodat ; directed by Ben Lewin.

Publication Info. Hollywood, California : Paramount Pictures Home Entertainment, [2018]


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Description 1 videodisc (94 minutes) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Physical Medium stamping rdapm
4 3/4 in. color rda
Description digital rdatr
optical rdapm
surround rdapc
Dolby Digital 5.1
NTSC rdabs
video file rdaft
DVD video
Region 1 rdare
Motion pictures lcgft
System Details DVD, NTSC region 1, widescreen presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1.
Cast Paul Rudd, Jeff Daniels, Paul Giamatti, Sienna Miller, Guy Pierce, Connie Nielsen, Mark Strong, Hiroyuki Sanada, Shea Whigham, Tom Wilkinson, Giancarlo Giannini.
Credits Costume designer, Joan Bergin ; production designer, Luciana Arrighi ; editor, Mark Yoshikawa ; music, Howard Shore ; director of photography, Andrij Parekh.
Note Based on the book by Nicholas Dawidoff.
Originally released as a motion picture in 2018.
Wide screen.
Audience MPAA rating: R; for some sexuality, violence and language.
Summary The true story of Moe Berg, professional baseball player, Ivy League graduate, attorney, and a top-secret spy who helped the US win the race against Germany to build the atomic bomb.
Note Special feature: Deleted scenes.
Language English dialogue with optional English subtitles; closed-captioned.
Subject Berg, Moe, 1902-1972 -- Drama.
Catchers (Baseball) -- Biography -- Drama.
Baseball players -- United States -- Biography -- Drama.
Spies -- United States -- Biography -- Drama.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Secret service -- United States -- Drama.
Genre/Form Historical films.
Thrillers (Motion pictures)
Biographical films.
Feature films.
Fiction films.
Film adaptations.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Added Author Lewin, Ben, 1946- film director.
Rodat, Robert, screenwriter.
Frakes, Kevin Scott, 1978- film producer.
Kelly, Tatiana, film producer.
Patrick, Buddy, 1984- film producer.
Young, Jim (James M.), film producer.
Rudd, Paul, actor.
Daniels, Jeff, 1955- actor.
Giamatti, Paul, actor.
Miller, Sienna, 1981- actor.
Pierce, Guy, actor.
Nielsen, Connie, 1965- actor.
Strong, Mark, 1963- actor.
Sanada, Hiroyuki, 1960- actor.
Whigham, Shea, 1969- actor.
Wilkinson, Tom, 1948-2023 actor.
Giannini, Giancarlo, actor.
Motion picture adaptation of (work): Dawidoff, Nicholas. Catcher was a spy.
Paramount Home Entertainment (Firm), publisher.
Independent Film Channel, production company.
PalmStar Media Capital, production company.
Animus Films (Firm), production company.
Serena Films, production company.
Finch Entertainment (Firm), production company.
Windy Hill Pictures (Firm), production company.
FilmNation Entertainment (Firm), production company.
Added Title Container of (work): Catcher was a spy (Motion picture).
Standard No. 032429311979
Music No. 59199649000 Paramount Home Entertainment
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