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The Game

(1997)

Rated R for language, and for some violence and sexuality.

R In Theaters 09/12/1997 , 128min.
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61%
Critic score based on 19 reviews

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Charles Taylor
Salon.com
Fincher is still working on the assumption that he has better things to do than entertain an audience. Which would be fine if he weren't drawn to such schlocky material. Full Review
Desson Thomson
Washington Post
It's formulaic, yet edgy. It's predictable, yet full of surprises. How far you get through this tall tale of a thriller before you give up and howl is a matter of personal taste. Full Review
Elvis Mitchell
The New York Times
Mr. Douglas, who delivers a new shade of cruel elegance each time he plays another urbane monster, is the ideal star for this vigorously contrived thriller. Full Review
James Berardinelli
ReelViews
As it's unspooling on screen, the film is hugely entertaining, but there are several significant plot holes that grow wider the more closely they're investigated. Full Review
Keith Phipps
The Onion (A.V. Club)
It's a stylish, cleverly plotted, perpetually unpredictable film with another electric (albeit brief) performance from Penn. So why is it so unaffecting? Full Review

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