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A high-stakes Cold War thriller about the rights to the video game Tetris

Henk Rogers is a video games publisher who has found the perfect game – Tetris. The only problem is, that it is designed and created by Alexey Pajitnov, a Russian computer engineer. In the midst of the Cold War, the pair seek to bring the game to an international audience and risk diplomatic and commercial disaster in the process. The legal battle winds up involving Hiroshi Yamauchi, president of Nintendo, British media mogul, Robert Maxwell, countless KGB agents, and even Mikhail Gorbachev himself. This high-stakes thriller is the story of one man’s mission to bring the most addictive video game to millions of households around the world.

Tetris streaming: where to watch online?

Currently you are able to watch "Tetris" streaming on Apple TV Plus.

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What to know

Actor Taron Egerton and producer Matthew Vaughn are back together again

Tetris is a biographical drama movie produced by Apple Original Films, Marv Studios, and AI Film. The movie is directed by John S. Baird, a Scottish filmmaker known for the movies Stan & Ollie and Filth. He is joined by screenwriter Noah Pink and German cinematographer Alwin H. Kuchler. British composer Lorne Balfe handles the score. English filmmaker and producer Matthew Vaughn is on board as a producer alongside Gillian Bernie, Claudia Vaughn, and Leonard Blavatnik.

Taron Egerton leads the movie playing Henk Rogers, the game publisher. Egerton first rose to prominence in the movie Kingsman: The Secret Service before his standout role as the singer Elton John in the movie Rocketman. He is joined by acclaimed English actor Toby Jones who plays Robert Stein. Nikita Yefremov stars as Alexey Pajitnov, the original designer and creator of Tetris. Roger Allam and Anthony Boyle play Robert and Kevin Maxwell respectively. Japanese actor Togo Igawa plays the president of Nintendo, Hiroshi Yamauchi with former president Minoru Arakawa played by Ken Yamamura. Tetris was released on Apple TV+ on 31st March, 2023.

Production News

November 19, 2020

Apple confirms that they have acquired the rights to the Tetris movie. It is announced to be produced by Matthew Vaughn with John S. Baird as the director and Taron Egerton already on board to star as Henk Rogers. (Source: Collider)

February 1, 2023

Tetris is confirmed to be premiering at SXSW Film Festival in mid-March 2023. (Source: Collider)

February 16, 2023

The first trailer for the movie reveals that it is a Cold War thriller and sees Taron Egerton’s character infiltrating the Soviet Union. (Source: YouTube)

March 31, 2023

Tetris was released on Apple TV+. (Source: Apple TV+)


Drama, History, Mystery & Thriller, Comedy


1h 58min

Age rating



Taron Egerton
Henk Rogers
Nikita Efremov
Alexey Pajitnov
Anthony Boyle
Kevin Maxwell
Toby Jones
Robert Stein
Igor Grabuzov
Valentin Trifonov
Ben Miles
Howard Lincoln
Ken Yamamura
Minoru Arakawa
Roger Allam
Robert Maxwell
Rick Yune
Bank Manager Larry
Ayane Nagabuchi
Akemi Rogers
Matthew Marsh
Mikhail Gorbachev
Togo Igawa
Hiroshi Yamauchi
Miles Barrow
Dennis Jackson
Polina Sulim
Russian Activist Maria
Moyo Akandé
Lincoln's Executive Secretary
Alexey Shedko
Alexey's Lab Chief
Natalia Gonchar
MCSC Secretary
Ayano Yamamoto
Nintendo Secretary Japan
Niino Furuhata
Yamauchi's Assistant
Bhav Joshi
Nintendo Programmer
Jenni Keenan-Green
Jo (Robert Maxwell's Secretary)
Irina Kara
Immigration Agent
Olga Utkina
Alexey's Neighbour
Rob Locke
Foreign Intelligence Officer
Len Blavatnik
Russian General
Anna Lavrentyeva
Flight Attendant on Plane