The Courier


The Courier
An unassuming British businessman is recruited into one of the greatest international conflicts in history. At the behest of the UK’s MI-6 and a CIA operative, he forms a covert, dangerous partnership with aSoviet officer in an effort to provide crucial intelligence needed to prevent a nuclear confrontation and defuse the Cuban Missile Crisis.

111 minutes.
Parental Guidance 10-12 (Language, Violence).
Thriller.

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Credits

Cast
Rachel Brosnahan, Jessie Buckley, Benedict Cumberbatch, Angus Wright, Merab Ninidze, Joseph Balderrama, Russell Balogh, Miles Richardson, Eysteinn Sigurðarson
Director
Dominic Cooke
ScreenplayTom O'Connor
MusicAbel Korzeniowski
CinematographySean Bobbitt
EditingTariq Anwar, Gareth C. Scales
SoundtrackListen to samples or get it right now on Amazon

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SA distributorFilmfinity
Made in2020
Produced by42, FilmNation Entertainment, SunnyMarch

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Film and Publications Board (FPB) Report (SA)

GenreThriller
LanguageNone (sic)
NudityNone
SexNone
ViolenceNone (sic)
PrejudiceNone
BlasphemyNone
Drug abuseNone
Comments
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USA MPAA rating

PG-13: Parents Strongly CautionedRated PG-13 for violence, partial nudity, brief strong language, and smoking throughout
Runtime112
USA version is usually but not always the same as South African release. Versions released on streaming or DVD, Blu-ray or Video may also differ.

British Board of Film Classification rating

12A: Suitable for 12 years and olderModerate violence, Threat, Infrequent strong language
Runtime112
British version is usually but not always the same as South African release. Versions released on streaming or DVD, Blu-ray or Video may also differ.

ScreenIt Report (USA)

Sex / Nudity
4
Violence
4
Blood / Gore / Gross
3
Guns / Weapons
4
Profanity
4
Alcohol / Drugs
5
Smoking
5
Disrespectful / Bad Attitude
5
Imitative Behaviour
3
Frightening / Tense Scenes
4
Jump Scenes
2
Tense Family Scenes
4
Music (Scary/Tense)
4
Music (Inappropriate)
0
Topics to talk about
4

CommonSenseMedia Report (USA)

Suggested age limit
13 +
Positive messages
4
Positive role models
3
Violence
4
Sex
2
Language
3
Consumerism
0
Drinking, drugs, smoking
3

Ratings

Scale (Max)20

What the Critics say

Metacritic.com
33 critics
13
Rottentomatoes critics
159 critics
14
Rottentomatoes tomatometer
Tomatometer quote iconThe Courier delivers a rousingly effective old-school spy adventure elevated by a thrilling fact-based story and Benedict Cumberbatch’s nervy central performance.
17
CommonSenseMedia
Stefan Pape quote iconIntense Cold War thriller has courage, torture, smoking.
10
ScreenIt
Jim Judy quote iconThe Courier delivers the goods.
14

What the People say

Metacritic.com users
24 users
15
Rottentomatoes users
1000+ users
18
Rottentomatoes popcornmeter
Popcornmeter
19
IMDB
5177 Netizens
14
The Movie DB
Community
13

Average .. 74%

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