"The Courier" is a 2020 historical drama film directed by Dominic Cooke.
The starring cast includes Benedict Cumberbatch, Merab Ninidze, Rachel Brosnahan, Jessie Buckley, Angus Wright, Kirill Pirogov, Keir Hills, Jonathan Harden, Olga Koch, Vladimir Chuprikov and others.

Here are "The Courier" movie trailer, plot summary, full cast and characters, release date, streaming services and everything we know so far.


Is there a trailer for The Courier movie?

LionsgateFilmsUK on Wednesday, January 27, 2021 released the trailer for "The Courier" you can watch here:
The Courier - Official Trailer - In Cinemas March 19.

Plot summary

What is The Courier movie plot?

Here is a short review of "The Courier" movie plot summary.

The Courier tells the "true story of the British businessman who helped MI6 penetrate the Soviet nuclear programme during the Cold War. Wynne and his Russian source, Oleg Penkovsky (Merab Ninidze), provided crucial intelligence that ended the Cuban Missile Crisis."


Who plays who in the The Courier movie?

Here is the full cast and characters of "The Courier" movie. Actors and actresses are sorted mostly in credits order.

Benedict Cumberbatch  as Greville Wynne
Merab Ninidze  as Oleg Penkovsky
Rachel Brosnahan  as Emily Donovan
Jessie Buckley  as Sheila Wynne
Angus Wright  as Dickie Franks
Kirill Pirogov  as Gribanov
Keir Hills  as Andrew Wynne
Jonathan Harden  as Leonard
Olga Koch  as Irina
Vladimir Chuprikov  as Nikita Khrushchev
James Schofield  as Cox
Fred Haig  as Lee
Emma Penzina  as Nina
Mariya Mironova  as Vera (as Maria Mironova)
Anton Lesser  as Bertrand
David Bark-Jones  as Golf Exec (as David Bark Jones)
Charles Walters  as Illya - Russian agent
Miles Richardson  as Golf Exec
Petr Klimes  as Popov
Benny Maslov  as Russian Interpreter
Harry Carr  as Young Bureaucrat
Rustam Khadzhiev  as Russian Trade Delegate
Yuri Klimov  as Russian Trade Delegate
Marian Lorencik  as Russian Trade Delegate
Dimitri Vorontsov  as Russian Trade Delegate
Jack Walters  as Russian Trade Delegate
Marián Chalany  as Penkovsky's Driver
Alice Orr-Ewing  as Tamara
Oliver Johnstone  as Lovett
Andruscha Hilscher  as KGB Handler
Alexey Ponomarev  as Kremlin Deputy
Rostislav Shabalin  as Kremlin Deputy
Eysteinn Sigurðarson  as Curt
Elina Alminas  as Doctor
Richard Glaves  as Howard
Laurel Lefkow  as Embassy Guest
Jed Aukin  as Embassy Guest
Ales Bílík  as Customs Officer
Andrey Kurganov  as Russian Plane Passenger
Ondrej Malý  as Mitrokhin
Alexander Kotjakov  as Cop on Plane
Zdenek Pecha  as Prison Orderly (as Zdenêk Pecha)

Release date

When is The Courier movie release date?

"The Courier" movie release date was scheduled to be on January 24, 2020 (Sundance), on March 19, 2021 (United Kingdom) and on April 15, 2021 (Germany) distributing by Lionsgate, Roadside Attractions, Film & TV House, GEM Entertainment, Belga Films, Elevation Pictures, Independent Films, Ascot Elite Entertainment Group and Joy n Cinema.


What are The Courier filming details?

The duration of the film is 111 minutes.

"The Courier" movie is rated "PG-13", according to the MPAA film rating system.


What are critics and audiences saying about The Courier movie?

"The Courier" movie got high rating from critics. IMDB rating is 6.6/10. Rotten Tomatoes rating is 82/100.

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