The Catcher Was a Spy

directed by Ben Lewin
Category: "War"
Year of Release:2018
Date Added:04/29/2019
Date Watched:04/26/2019
Description:During WWII, Boston Red Sox second-string catcher Moe Berg (Paul Rudd) is sent into Europe to kill German scientist Werner Heisenberg (Mark Strong) or convince him to defect. The U.S. thinks Heisenberg is trying to build an atomic bomb. Berg finds the scientist, but in the end decides to leave him be, convinced that he is too good a man to build the weapon for the Nazis. The movie is based on a true story.
My Rating:7

Reviews for The Catcher Was a Spy

Review - Catcher Was a Spy, The

Interesting from an historical perspective, although the movie itself was a bit slow and depressing, relying more on atmosphere than plot.
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