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R| 1 hr. 35 min.

Plot Summary
Each week Kable (Gerard Butler), a death-row inmate, battles his fellow prisoners in a violent online game called "Slayers," his every move controlled by a young gamer's remote device. To the players, Kable and the other inmates are just simulated characters. But, to a resistance group that opposes the game's inventor, Kable is a critical component of their plan to end the inventor's form of high-tech slavery.

Cast: Gerard Butler , Michael C. Hall , Amber Valletta , Logan Lerman , Terry Crews , Kyra Sedgwick , Alison Lohman , Chris "Ludacris" Bridges

Directors: Mark Neveldine , Brian Taylor

Genres: Action, Science fiction, Thriller

Distributor: Lionsgate Films

Gamer (2009)

Release Date: September 4th, 2009|1 hr. 35 min.

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critic reviews (10)
fan reviews ( 29 )
  • 20
    Joe Neumaier New York Daily News

    What the movie needs more than anything else is a fast-forward button. show more

  • 40
    Kirk Honeycutt The Hollywood Reporter

    The technical barrage of visual and digital effects, quick cuts and strobe lighting does produce something akin to the sensation of playing a video game. So why, one wonders, don't potential viewers simply play one instead of watching this pale imitation? show more

  • 38
    Boston Globe

    For long stretches of the PlayStation-minded Gamer, the action does drag. show more

  • November 22, 2010 greatyook6
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    In later part of the movie when the main character talks to his owner that those NPCs are real person and if you shoot them they are actually die, young owner replies they are just psycho, I don’t care whether they are going to die. What can be possible in the movie is caused by the high technology which also cause the decrease of human’s dignity&

  • November 21, 2010 mirandaEidson
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    i loved it exept for some of the killing parts but other than i that it was a good movie and Logan Lerman was AWESOME in it even though you hardly ever saw him

  • September 28, 2009 liftedshadowsoff
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    Not bad overall, you know nothing special either.

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