This fact-based drama centers on an ambitious young man named Eric O'Neill (Ryan Phillipe) who is employed by the FBI to work as a personal assistant to respected operative Robert Hanssen (Chris Cooper). Eric is overjoyed to get this job because he dreams of becoming the world's best FBI agent. However, he soon discovers the true nature of his work. O'Neill is supposed to expose Hanssen, who pretends to be a man of good reputation and high principles but is actually a sexual deviant and double agent spying for the Soviet Union and Russia. Eric is shocked to find himself drawn into an intricate game of espionage and intrigue. He has no one to help him. He has only himself to depend on when he gets into a fight with a cold-blooded and calculating veteran agent.
- How one man betrayed the security of a nation.
Inspired by the true story of the greatest security breach in U.S. history
User Reviews of Breach
- IMDB Rating:
- IMDB Votes:
- Thriller, Drama
Murder, Betrayal, Death, Title spoken by character, Video footage, Double agent, Espionage, Pistol, Church, Religion
- $33,231,264 (81.1%)
- + Foreign:
- $7,722,671 (18.9%)
- = Worldwide:
- $10,504,990 (1,489 theaters, $7,055 average) % of Total Gross: 31.6%
- 1,505 theaters