The Game



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 nearly a nanosecond, Nicholas finds himself consumed by a dangerous set of ever-changing rules, unable to distinguish where the charade ends and reality begins.

  1. David Fincher


  2. Michael Ferris


  3. John D. Brancato


Top Billed Cast

  1. Michael Douglas

    Michael Douglas

    Nicholas Van Orton

  2. Sean Penn

    Sean Penn

    Conrad Van Orton

  3. Deborah Kara Unger

    Deborah Kara Unger


  4. James Rebhorn

    James Rebhorn

    Jim Feingold

  5. Spike Jonze

    Spike Jonze

    Airbag EMT Beltran

Full Cast & Crew

The Game
The Game



Status Released

Release Information

  • September 12, 1997


    Under 17 requires accompanying parent or adult guardian 21 or older. The parent/guardian is required to stay with the child under 17 through the entire movie, even if the parent gives the child/teenager permission to see the film alone. These films may contain strong profanity, graphic sexuality, nudity, strong violence, horror, gore, and strong drug use. A movie rated R for profanity often has more severe or frequent language than the PG-13 rating would permit. An R-rated movie may have more blood, gore, drug use, nudity, or graphic sexuality than a PG-13 movie would admit.

Original Language English

Runtime 2h 9m

Budget $50,000,000.00

Revenue $109,423,648.00

Homepage -



Content Score


Yes! Looking good!

Top Contributors

Popularity Trend

By signing up for an account on TMDb, you can post directly to Twitter and Facebook.

You need to be logged in to continue. Click here to login or here to sign up.