Movie The Catcher Was a Spy (2018) description:
The middle of the 20th century. The Second World War. A cruel, bloody time, which turned and twisted thousands of fates. That’s the fate of Mo Berg was captured by showers machine-gun bursts.
Before the war, the man was a member of an elite society: a graduate of a prestigious university, an intellectual, a book reader and a polyglot, a player of a well-known basketball team, Berg could not imagine that he would one day be in the ranks of secret agents. But his numerous talents, intelligence, strength and endurance proved to be useful to the United States: he was recruited in the USS – Office of Strategic Services.
Quickly realizing what is needed and what can not be done, Berg soon became one of the best agents of service. Not surprisingly, it was he who was sent to fascist Germany for a difficult task: to find and destroy Werner Heisenberg, the famous German physicist, whose research and discoveries were directly related to the creation of the atomic bomb.
The US was going to prevent Heisenberg from doing his scientific work, and thus to protect millions of people from the deadly threat. And now Moe Berg is recovering to an enemy country, ready to give his life in the name of the United States and his countrymen. Will he be able to find and destroy the enemy?
Stars: Paul Rudd, Mark Strong, Connie Nielsen