Nicholas Van Orton (Michael Douglas) is a shrewdly successful businessman who is accustomed to being in control of each facet of his investments and relationships. His well-ordered life undergoes a profound change, however, when his brother Conrad (Sean Penn) gives him an unexpected birthday gift that soon has devastating consequences. There are no rules in The Game.
Perhaps the most overlooked film from David Fincher yet it deserves to sit alongside Seven and Fight Club. The Game is a great thriller, one where Fincher honed his skills for future projects. Another fine performance by Michael Douglas, assisted by Sean Penn and Deborah Unger, keeps your interest high as the script twists and turns. Too many films try to be too smart, The Game through careful manipulation and staging manages to pull it off. Making The Game well worth checking out.
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Twists and turns
- The Game review by CP Customer
If you enjoy films that keep you on your toes and guessing throughout, then this is a must see film.
What do you get the man that has everything money can possibly buy and is bored with his life? Give him back his reason for living!
Many unsuspecting twists and turns to keep you wanting more.