5 Movies Like The Chessplayer To Watch

Best Movies Like The Chessplayer

Here is our list of Movies like The Chessplayer that we are sure you will enjoy. From Spain’s Civil War to Nazi-occupied France, this period drama follows a chess master who is falsely accused of being a spy and sent to an SS prison in Paris.

The Chessplayer Related Movies List

Pawn Sacrifice

Year: 2014

Director: Edward Zwick

American chess prodigy Bobby Fischer struggles against the Soviet Empire as he finds himself caught between two superpowers during the Cold War.

Critical Thinking

Year: 2020

Director: John Leguizamo

The true story of Miami Jackson High School’s chess team, the first inner city team to win the National Chess Championship.

The Tournament

Year: 2015

Director: Elodie Namer

Budapest International Chess Tournament. The most likely winner: Cal Fournier (22), French champion, immature genius, socially awkward, compulsive player. This time, a 9-year-old Hungarian opponent disrupts this smooth process.

Queen of Katwe

Year: 2016

Director: Mira Nair

A Ugandan girl’s world changes rapidly after learning to play chess.

The Dark Horse

Year: 2014

Director: James Napier Robertson

New Zealand’s top chess champion finds purpose in teaching underprivileged children chess and life rules.

The Best Movies Like The Chessplayer

I hope you find something on this list you will enjoy; if you like The Chessplayer, we are sure you will enjoy the rest of these titles. Comment below on other movies you have enjoyed similar to The Chessplayer.

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