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Investment banker Nicholas Van Orton (Douglas) is an uptight corporate control freak. He receives a dangerous birthday present from his blacksheep younger brother Conrad (Penn). It's a subscription to Consumer Recreation Services, a real life-and-death version of a role-playing game that is designed to tap the hidden emotional and physical resources of the client. His life is overrun with an escalating series of traps and terrors, with the game reaching into every facet of his life. Excellent portrayal by Douglas as a man stuck in a Hitchcockian nightmare.

USA Home Entertainment, 1 W. Forest, Englewood, NJ 07631-4004, Phone: (201)871-1000, URL:

Available on Running time 128 minutes.

Cast and Crew

Birthdays, Repressed Men, Psycho-Thriller, Brothers & Sisters, Yuppie Nightmares, It's a Conspiracy, Man!, San Francisco, You Lose, You Die
John Brancato, Michael Ferris
Michael Douglas, Sean Penn, Deborah Kara Unger, Armin Mueller-Stahl, James Rebhorn, Peter Donat, Carroll Baker, Anna (Katerina) Katarina
Harris Savides
David Fincher
Howard Shore
Steve Golin, Propaganda Films, Polygram Filmed Entertainment

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The Game
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If you've never seen this movie yet I'd *highly* recommend it. It's a very good thought-provoking and mysterious movie that keeps you guessing (and on the edge of your seat) right until the end. Then, even when you think it's over, there's more! Excellent movie - I recommend "The Game" a thousand times over to all my friends.