• Game Night (2018)

Game Night

Release Date: February 23rd, 2018

DVD Release Date: May 22nd, 2018

R |1 hr 40 min

Plot Summary

Max and Annie's weekly game night gets kicked up a notch when Max's brother Brooks arranges a murder mystery party -- complete with fake thugs and federal agents. So when Brooks gets kidnapped, it's all supposed to be part of the game. As the competitors set out to solve the case, they start to learn that neither the game nor Brooks are what they seem to be. The friends soon find themselves in over their heads as each twist leads to another unexpected turn over the course of one chaotic night.

Cast: Jason Bateman, Rachel McAdams, Kyle Chandler, Sharon Horgan, Billy Magnussen, Lamorne Morris, Kylie Bunbury, Jesse Plemons

Director: John Francis Daley , Jonathan M. Goldstein

Genres: Comedy , Action

Production Co: New Line Cinema, Aggregate Films, Davis Entertainment

Distributors: Warner Bros. Pictures

Keywords: Escape, 2010s, Rescue, Amusing, Friendship, Intense, Relationships, House, Rise, Wife, Witty, Friend, Office, Husband, Car, Mystery, Love, Lighthearted, Hilarious

Ratings & Reviews

  • 40
    Oktay Ege Kozak Paste Magazine

    Bateman and McAdams have some fun with the gonzo goofiness of the project, and milk a couple of comedy set-pieces—like one about a gunshot wound and a squeaky toy—but the flatness of their characters leaves no room for relatability. show more

  • 50
    Jon FroschThe Hollywood Reporter

    There are chuckles here and there, but a striking absence of belly laughs; Girls Trip it’s decidedly not. show more

  • 70
    Sam AdamsSlate

    The back and forth between McAdams and Bateman is what makes Game Night sing. show more

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