TV Shows

The Catcher Was a Spy (2018)

Major league baseball player, Moe Berg, lives a double life working for the Office of Strategic Services.

The Catcher Was a Spy (2018)

1 Star2 Stars3 Stars4 Stars5 Stars (8 votes, average: 4.13 out of 5)



Uproxx - Vince Mancini
The film doesn’t try to alter Berg’s most essential quality, that he was a mystery.
The Hollywood Reporter - John DeFore
This is a very enjoyable middle-of-the-road adventure, especially for moviegoers willing to see just about anything starring Rudd.
The Film Stage - Dan Mecca
Where Spy succeeds the most is in the first half. Rudd is top-notch, playing Berg as a tragic sort jailed in his own mind, internally fighting and assimilating to a world that cannot accept him.
Movie Nation - Roger Moore
The movie is imminently watchable, and the surface sheen is fine, but the real Berg remains more mystery than man with a mission.
The Guardian - Jordan Hoffman
The film isn’t a home run, but with Rudd in the lead in something so out of the ordinary for him, it’s fair to call a ground rule double.

Related Movies

Homeless and on the run from a military court martial, a damaged ex-special forces soldier navigating London's criminal underworld seizes an opportunity to assume another man's identity, transforming into an avenging angel in the process.

A crazy out of work actress, Vashti Blue (Whoopi Goldberg), spends all her time in her small apartment with her pet owl and her telephone, which she uses to try and solve all her problems with life.

From their first encounter as teenagers in high school, Scott and Sid seem unlikely friends. Scott is a shambolic dreamer, intent on carving out his own path in life and holding up a metaphorical middle finger to anyone who tries to stop him. He is a quintessential troubled teen: on his fifth high school by the age of fifteen, alienated from his peers, crippled by recurring nightmares and disliked by his own foster parents. Sid, on the other hand, wants nothing more than to be liked. An unconfident, awkward recluse through circumstance, Sid's impoverished and dysfunctional background leave him no time for friends and no money for hobbies.

The film chronicles Nina Simone's journey from child piano prodigy to iconic musician and passionate activist, told in her own words.