The Game

(1997)

Overview

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

    Director

  2. Michael Ferris

    Writer

  3. John D. Brancato

    Writer

  4. Larry Gross

    Screenplay

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

    Christine

  4. James Rebhorn

    James Rebhorn

    Jim Feingold

  5. Spike Jonze

    Spike Jonze

    Airbag EMT Beltran

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The Game
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Status Released

Release Information

  • September 3, 1997
    Premiere

    Meaning

  • September 8, 1997
    Premiere

    Meaning

  • September 12, 1997
    R
    Theatrical

    Meaning

    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

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