The Game | reviewed by: Kyle Coleman | October 19, 2011
entertainment value
Psychological elements abound in this conspiracy thriller. Douglas gives a fine lead performance & Fincher controls tone and pace throughout
genre Drama | Thriller
synopsis In honor of his birthday, San Francisco banker Nicholas Van Orton, a financial genius and a coldhearted 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.
lead actors Michael Douglas | Sean Penn | Deborah Kara Unger | James Rebhorn | Peter Donat | Armin Mueller-Stahl | Carroll Baker | Anna Katarina
director David Fincher