The Good Shepherd (2006)

7.5 / Rated by 4 people

167 min.
Plot  A photograph and an audio recording on reel-to-reel tape are dropped off anonymously at the home of Edward Wilson (Matt Damon), a senior CIA officer, after the 1961 Bay of Pigs Invasion of Cuba fails due to an undisclosed leak.

In 1939 Edward is at Yale University and is invited to join Skull and Bones, a secret society. He is compelled to disclose a secret as part of his initiation: he reveals that as a young boy in 1925 he discovered the suicide note left by his father, Thomas (Timothy Hutton), although he says he never read it. After the ceremony, a fraternity brother tells him that Edward's father, an admiral, was to be chosen as Secretary of the Navy, until his loyalties were questioned. Afterwards Edward is recruited by an FBI agent, Sam Murach (Alec Baldwin), who claims that Edward's poetry professor, Dr. Fredericks (Michael Gambon), is a Nazi spy, asking Edward to expose his professor's background. Edward's actions result in Dr. Fredericks' forced resignation from the un...



Matt Damon
Edward Wilson
Angelina Jolie
Margaret "Clover" Russell Wilson
Robert De Niro
General William "Bill" Sullivan
Alec Baldwin
FBI Agent Samuel "Sam" Murach
William Hurt
CIA Director Philip Allen
Joe Pesci
Joseph Palmi
John Turturro
Ray Brocco
Billy Crudup
Archibald "Arch" Cummings
Michael Gambon
Dr. Fredericks
Timothy Hutton
Admiral Thomas Wilson
John Sessions
Valentin Mironov #1/Yuri Modin
Keir Dullea
Senator John Russell
Martina Gedeck
Hanna Schiller
Gabriel Macht
John Russell
Lee Pace
Deputy Director Richard Hayes
Eddie Redmayne
Older Edward Wilson
Mark Ivanir
Valentin Mironov #2
Oleg Stefan
Ulysses/Stas Siyanko
Liya Kebede


All Titles

The Good Shepherd
English Original Title

Release Dates


United States




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