General Information

Glossary: S
Released Year: 2016
Runtime: 134 minutes
Genre: Biography, Drama, Thriller
Directors: Oliver Stone
Writers: Kieran Fitzgerald, Oliver Stone
Casts: Melissa Leo, Zachary Quinto, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Jaymes Butler, Robert Firth, Rachel Handshaw, Christian Contreras, Parker Sawyers, Rhys Ifans, Ken Thomas, Nicolas Cage, Michael Benz, Shailene Woodley, Tom Wilkinson, Joely Richardson
IMDB: Snowden (2016) - IMDB

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Ratings


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IMDB Rating: 7.4
Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 6.4

Reviews

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Variety - Owen Gleiberman
It's the most important and galvanizing political drama by an American filmmaker in years.
100
New York Daily News - Allen Salkin
You might not agree with Stone that the man is a hero, but you probably do want to see the film so you can compute what the whole uproar was about.
60
TheWrap - Alonso Duralde
For a film that's so politically risky - Stone hasn't named names and pointed fingers (at both sides of the aisle, incidentally) in a mainstream movie like this for years - it's surprisingly safe aesthetically.
50
Screen International - Tim Grierson
Stone's mixture of paranoid thriller, political commentary and romantic drama keeps Snowden feeling busy without ever being particularly engrossing or enlightening. Frustratingly, Snowden remains a ghost in the machine.

Snowden (2016)


SNOWDEN stars Joseph Gordon-Levitt and is written and directed by Oliver Stone. The script is based on the books The Snowden Files: The Inside Story of the World's Most Wanted Man by Luke Harding and Time of the Octopus by Anatoly Kucherena.