The Catcher Was A Spy Reviews

August 10, 2018
In Moe Berg, Rudd helps director Ben Lewin (Paperback Writer, The Sessions) add another unforgettable passive hero to the his increasing menagerie.
July 25, 2018
It's an absorbing character study of a most intriguing man.
July 3, 2018
It's a less than passable espionage thriller watered down by a vague character study.
June 25, 2018
It's so safe, and it's so dry, and it's so understated to a fault.
Top Critic
June 25, 2018
The result is a juicy true story told blandly, but The Catcher Was a Spy is still a movie worth seeing.
June 24, 2018
I wish I liked it more.
June 22, 2018
Handsome cinematography fails to disguise the low production value, and constant cross-cutting between strategy meetings and the mission itself make both parts of the sandwich feel moldy.
June 22, 2018
A much more pallid experience than this eminently juicy subject deserves.
June 22, 2018
The movie is well-crafted, but it doesn't have the fullness you'd expect in a movie with so much believe-it-or-not weirdness. It feels more like a nifty anecdote.
June 22, 2018
Boring is the last word you should use for a sports-hero-turned-spy story like this; it's the only one that comes to mind after you've seen the film.