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Searching for Bobby Fischer
When Josh Waitzkin makes friends with a hustler named Vinnie who teaches him speed chess, his parents attempt to use a chess coach to teach him proper planning. Soon, Josh gets fed up and throws a match on purpose putting the championships in serious jeopardy.
Drama
110 min
1993
PG
Paramount Pictures
English
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Cast & Crew
 
Steven Zaillian
Steven Zaillian
Director
Joe Mantegna
Joe Mantegna
Fred Waitzkin
Max Pomeranc
Max Pomeranc
Josh Waitzkin
Joan Allen
Joan Allen
Bonnie Waitzkin
Ben Kingsley
Ben Kingsley
Bruce Pandolfini
Laurence Fishburne
Laurence Fishburne
Vinnie
Michael Nirenberg
Michael Nirenberg
Jonathan Poe
Robert Stephens
Robert Stephens
Poe's Teacher
David Paymer
David Paymer
Kalev
William H. Macy
William H. Macy
Tunafish Father
Laura Linney
Laura Linney
School Teacher
Tom McGowan
Tom McGowan
Reporter
Tony Shalhoub
Tony Shalhoub
Chess Club Member
Austin Pendleton
Austin Pendleton
Asa Hoffman
Hal Scardino
Hal Scardino
Morgan
William Colgate
William Colgate
Statistician
Dan Hedaya
Dan Hedaya
Tournament Director
R.D. Reid
R.D. Reid
Final Tournament Director