MPAA Rating: PG-13

Entertainment: +3

Content: -2

Chris Cooper, Ryan Phillippe, Laura Linney, Dennis Haysbert, Caroline Dhavernas, Gary Cole, Kathleen Quinlan. Written by Adam Mazer & William Rotko and Billy Ray. Directed by: Billy Ray

FILM SYNOPSIS: Inspired by true events, Breach is set inside the halls of the FBIthe gatekeeper of the nations most sensitive and potentially volatile secrets.

When young Eric ONeill (Phillippe) is promoted out of his low-level surveillance job and into the headquarters of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, his dream of becoming a full-fledged agent is on the verge of becoming reality. Even more impressive, ONeill is hand picked to work for renowned operative Robert Hanssen (Cooper) within information assurance, a new division created to protect all classified FBI intelligence.

But ONeill is quickly confronted with the true reason behind his hire: Hanssen is the sole subject of a long-term, top-secret investigation, a suspected mole made all the more dangerous by the sheer global import of the information he is charged with protecting. The Bureau asks ONeill to use Hanssen's growing trust and slowly draw the traitor out of deep cover. Engaged in a lethal game of spy-versus-spy without the benefit of a cover story or backup, ONeill finds himself fighting to bring down Hanssen before the treacherous double-agent can destroy ONeill, his family and the nation they are both sworn to serve.

PREVIEW REVIEW: Lively, suspenseful and completely engrossing, this is a first rate espionage thriller. Sadly, the villain, a traitor to his country, is portrayed as a deeply religious man. This is not portrayed as merely a cover, but a part of his beliefs. I suspect this delights some unbelievers as it adds to a misguided portrait of all Christians secretly being hypocrites and phonies.

Preview Reviewer: Phil Boatwright

The following categories contain objective listings of film content which contribute to the subjective numeric Content ratings posted to the left and on the Home page.

Crude Language: One crude term for masturbation.

Obscene Language: Nine obscenities, with four or five minor expletives (damns and hells)

Profanity: Three misuses of Gods name and three misuses of Christs.

Violence: Two KGB men are shot in the back of the head. Our young hero is shot at by the villain. He is not attempting to kill him, but to test him. Blood: A dead, bloodied body is seen.

Sex: The villain poses as respectable, but is later found to be a sexual deviant. There are discussion about this mans sex life. We briefly see a man and wife having sex, via a video tape.

Nudity: None

Sexual Dialogue/Gesture: A few conversations concerning a mans sexual situations with his wife and his addiction to web porn.

Drugs: Alcohol is seen in several situations.

Other: None

Running Time: 110 minutes
Intended Audience: Adults

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