#123movies #fmovies #putlocker #gomovies #solarmovie #soap2day Watch Full Movie Online Free – Nicholas Van Orton is a very wealthy San Francisco banker, but he is an absolute loner, even spending his birthday alone. In the year of his 48th birthday (the age his father committed suicide) his brother Conrad, who has gone long ago and surrendered to addictions of all kinds, suddenly returns and gives Nicholas a card giving him entry to unusual entertainment provided by something called Consumer Recreation Services (CRS). Giving in to curiosity, Nicholas visits CRS and all kinds of weird and bad things start to happen to him.
Plot: In honor of his birthday, San Francisco banker Nicholas Van Orton, a financial genius and a cold-hearted loner, receives an unusual present from his younger brother, Conrad: a gift certificate to play a unique kind of game. In nary a nanosecond, Nicholas finds himself consumed by a dangerous set of ever-changing rules, unable to distinguish where the charade ends and reality begins.
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An intelligent tale from start to finish.
Let me just tell you that, as a middle aged film buff, I have seen my share of flicks, good and bad. Very few rate as high as “The Game” in entertainment value. “The Game” is most definitely one of the “most fun” movies to hit the silver screen in a long time. Filled with plot twists and turns, this film takes the movie-goer on a psychological roller coaster ride from the tile screens to the final credit roll.
“The Game” is truly an intelligent tale, sort of a brain teaser that you get to watch and listen to, with a time limit. You have just 128 minutes to solve this, and chances are, like me, you’ll be hanging on the solution to this puzzle until the very end.
The script was well written by a writer who clearly understands the needs of an adult audience. Yes, we like our fun but we like to exercise our brains once in a while also. And let there be no mistake about the great performances offered here by Michael Douglas and his co-stars. I was engrossed by all and couldn’t take my eyes of the screen.
There is plenty for everybody here. Fun for all. A big winner in my book and definitely on my list of all time favorites. Get it and enjoy the ride!
Good start, then the ending was bad.
This film made sense up to about 3/4 of the way through. We had a suspense crime drama with exciting plot twists and a Scrooge-like protagonist getting his comeuppance, so far so good. But at the end the writers decide to throw a plot curve ball that misses the strike zone by a mile. It turns out that all the machine guns, explosions, attempted murder, and psychological terror was just a joke and it was all just good clean fun. Huh? Who would pay an organization to drive their client to the point of attempting suicide??? Why the client’s brother of course! He did it because his brother was becoming “such an asshole” and he wanted to help him.
This was a reworking of the Christmas Carol plot except in this version Scrooge isn’t taught anything about goodness or love for his fellow man. He is just terrorized to the point of madness and the audience is supposed to accept this as a good thing to do. In the end he accepts that it was all for the best and even thanks the brother and offers to pay for half of the cost of the plot to terrorize him. I gave the movie a five because it was really well done up till the ending but these filmmakers have their moral values frapped in a blender.
Original Language en
Runtime 2 hr 9 min (129 min)
Genre Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Director David Fincher
Writer John Brancato, Michael Ferris
Actors Michael Douglas, Sean Penn, Deborah Kara Unger, James Rebhorn
Awards 1 nomination.
Production Company PolyGram Filmed Entertainment
Sound Mix DTS, Dolby Digital, SDDS
Aspect Ratio 2.39 : 1
Camera Bolex Cameras, Panavision Panaflex Gold II, Panavision Primo Lenses, Panavision Panaflex Platinum, Panavision Primo Lenses
Laboratory Technicolor, Hollywood (CA), USA
Film Length 3,507 m (Sweden)
Negative Format 16 mm (Kodak Ektachrome VNF 125T 7240), 35 mm (Kodak Vision 320T 5277, Vision 500T 5279)
Cinematographic Process Spherical (16 mm footage), Super 35 (Fincher-third)
Printed Film Format 35 mm (anamorphic) (partial blow-up)