The Game

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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Film Cast:

  • Nicholas Van Orton: Michael Douglas
  • Conrad Van Orton: Sean Penn
  • Christine: Deborah Kara Unger
  • Jim Feingold: James Rebhorn
  • Airbag EMT Beltran: Spike Jonze
  • Elizabeth: Anna Katarina
  • Anson Baer: Armin Mueller-Stahl
  • Ilsa: Carroll Baker
  • Young Nicholas: Scott Hunter McGuire
  • Maria: Elizabeth Dennehy
  • Himself: Daniel Schorr
  • Power Executive: John Aprea
  • Nicholas’ Father: Charles Martinet
  • Maggie: Caroline Barclay
  • Samuel Sutherland: Peter Donat
  • Nicholas’ Mother: Florentine Mocanu
  • Cynthia, CRS Receptionist: Kimberly Russell
  • New Member Ted: Gerry Becker
  • New Member Victor: Jarion Monroe
  • CRS Data Collating Technician: Joe Frank
  • Obsequious Executive: Harrison Young
  • Solicitor / Taxi Driver: Tommy Flanagan
  • Rattle Gatherer: Kat Kilkenny
  • Man in Airport: John Cassini
  • Ankles: Harris Savides
  • City Club Maitre D’: Victor Talmadge
  • Officer Hicks: Keena Turner
  • Pickpocket: Owen Masterson
  • Nikko Hotel Manager: Yuji Okumoto
  • Nikko Hotel Bellhop: Hideo Kimura
  • Nikko Hotel Maid: Rachel Flanagan
  • Shady Private Investigator: Mark Boone Junior
  • Kaleigh Baer: Joy Ann Ryan
  • Lieutenant Sullivan: Jack Kehoe
  • Detective Boyle: Christopher John Fields
  • Christine’s Roomate Amy: Linda Manz
  • Assassin Brodi: Duffy Gaver
  • Assassin Kartmann: Bob Stephenson
  • U.S. Embassy Counselor: John Hammil
  • Sheraton Desk Clerk: Rachel Steinberg
  • Sheraton Manager: George Maguire
  • Hot Waitress: Trish Summerville
  • Teen Thug: Jason Kristofer
  • CRS Guard: Charles Branklyn
  • Airbag EMT Galliano: Michael Massee
  • CRS Security Guard (uncredited): J. Anthony Pena
  • New Moon Cafe Manager: Lily Froehlich

Film Crew:

  • Producer: Steve Golin
  • Original Music Composer: Howard Shore
  • Costume Design: Michael Kaplan
  • Supervising Art Director: James J. Murakami
  • Screenplay: Larry Gross
  • Executive Producer: Jonathan Mostow
  • Co-Producer: John D. Brancato
  • Underwater Camera: Michael Ferris
  • Director: David Fincher
  • Producer: Ceán Chaffin
  • Editor: James Haygood
  • Sound Designer: Ren Klyce
  • Supervising Sound Editor: Richard Hymns
  • Production Design: Jeffrey Beecroft
  • Set Decoration: Jackie Carr
  • Unit Production Manager: R. Anthony Brown
  • Director of Photography: Harris Savides
  • Set Production Assistant: Tora Chung
  • Stunts: Rocky Capella
  • Casting: Don Phillips
  • Music Arranger: Chris Boardman
  • Art Direction: Steve Saklad
  • Script Supervisor: Jamie Babbit
  • Executive In Charge Of Production: Tim Clawson
  • Second Second Assistant Director: Matt Rebenkoff
  • Second Assistant Accountant: Christa Vausbinder
  • Swing: Dean Backer
  • Makeup Artist: Bridget Bergman
  • Aerial Camera: Dylan Goss
  • ADR Recordist: Derek Sample
  • Sound Re-Recording Mixer: Gary Rizzo
  • Color Timer: David Orr
  • Production Supervisor: Joel Hatch
  • Sound Re-Recording Mixer: Todd Boekelheide
  • Leadman: Jim Poynter
  • Assistant Costume Designer: Trish Summerville
  • Cableman: Michael Meier
  • Second Assistant Camera: Christopher Blauvelt
  • Location Assistant: Thomas M. Harrigan
  • Assistant Art Director: Christopher S. Nushawg
  • Production Coordinator: Liz Newman
  • Costume Supervisor: Linda Matthews
  • Stunt Double: Nancy Young
  • Foley Artist: Hilda Hodges
  • Special Effects Coordinator: Cliff Wenger
  • Boom Operator: Marvin E. Lewis
  • Sound Re-Recording Mixer: Michael Semanick
  • Sound Re-Recording Mixer: David Parker
  • Camera Operator: Martin Schaer
  • Hairstylist: Patricia Miller
  • Visual Effects Supervisor: Kevin Tod Haug
  • Foley Editor: Malcolm Fife
  • Foley Recordist: Carolyn Tapp
  • ADR Mixer: Scott Brose
  • Assistant Camera: Daniel Page McDonough
  • Production Illustrator: Patrick Janicke
  • Foley Mixer: Mary Jo Lang
  • Storyboard Artist: Robert Consing
  • Lighting Technician: Chris Weigand
  • First Assistant Camera: Julian Whatley
  • Extras Casting: Sande Alessi
  • Dialogue Editor: Elizabeth Kenton
  • Carpenter: Jeff Khachadoorian
  • Propmaker: Steve Burnes
  • Stunt Coordinator: Michael Runyard
  • Utility Stunts: Jimmy Hart
  • Sound Mixer: Willie D. Burton
  • Art Department Coordinator: Lara Kelly
  • Greensman: Larry Misselhorn
  • Craft Service: Raymond Bulinski
  • Supervising ADR Editor: Kimberly Lambert
  • Music Supervisor: Dawn Soler
  • Still Photographer: Tony Friedkin
  • Special Effects: Eric Roberts
  • Transportation Coordinator: James Thornsberry
  • Driver: Manny Demello
  • Payroll Accountant: Kirsten Anderson
  • Key Rigging Grip: Larry J. Aube
  • Additional Production Assistant: Brian Dettor
  • Additional Second Assistant Camera: John-Paul Beeghly
  • Mix Technician: Jurgen Scharpf
  • Grip: Nico Bally
  • Standby Painter: Anthony Gaudio
  • Set Dressing Artist: Janine Cavoto
  • Unit Publicist: Marsha Robertson
  • Visual Effects Supervisor: Alex Frisch
  • Construction Foreman: Robert L. Thompson
  • Key Grip: Michael J. Coo
  • Costumer: Amy J. Smith
  • Video Assist Operator: Wayne Tidwell
  • Visual Effects: Robert Ikeda
  • Location Scout: Jack Robinson
  • Art Department Assistant: Karman Graham
  • Property Master: Roy ‘Bucky’ Moore
  • Rigging Grip: Ronald A. Miller
  • Location Manager: Flint Maloney
  • Makeup Department Head: Julie L. Pearce
  • Supervising Music Editor: Michael Jacobi
  • Set Designer: Alan S. Kaye
  • Music Editor: Tod Holcomb
  • Dolly Grip: Michael Brennan
  • Transportation Co-Captain: George Hrivnak
  • Production Accountant: Sue Bokobza
  • Key Set Costumer: Cynthia Black
  • Transportation Captain: Louis Rodriguez
  • Musician: Bryan Pezzone
  • Post Production Assistant: Michelle Mendenhall
  • First Assistant Director: Yudi Bennett
  • Best Boy Electric: Michael S. Adler
  • Production Assistant: David Auge
  • Rigging Gaffer: Jeffrey De La Rosa
  • Set Costumer: Meg Matthews
  • Assistant Sound Editor: Yin Cantor
  • Post Production Accountant: Karen Chalk Wheeler
  • Post Production Supervisor: Glenn Kiser
  • Construction Coordinator: Pete Bowman
  • Sign Painter: Craig Nycz
  • Visual Effects Coordinator: Josa Leah ‘SDB’ Porter
  • Visual Effects Producer: Jenny Bright
  • Electrician: Spencer Anderson
  • Gaffer: Michael Katz
  • Additional Music: David Gleeson
  • Stand In: Owen Masterson
  • Best Boy Grip: Craig Kohtala
  • Visual Effects Production Manager: Michael Luciano
  • Conductor: Sandy DeCrescent
  • First Assistant Accountant: Samuel Bokebza
  • Title Designer: Richard ‘Dr.’ Baily
  • VFX Artist: Alex Frisk
  • Casting Assistant: Rachel Flanagan
  • Assistant Editor: Babette Dickerson
  • Accounting Supervisor: Ellen Hofstadter
  • Key Set Production Assistant: Mark Trapenberg
  • Researcher: Earl McDaniel III

Movie Reviews:

  • tmdb44006625: The Game is one of David Fincher’s lesser known films (made right in between Se7en and Fight Club). But it’s every bit as great as the ones for which he’s received copious amounts of praise. This intricately plotted morality tale disguised as mystery thriller is exciting, nuanced, beautiful to look at, expertly acted, and engaging. I refuse to tell you anything about the story, only that you’ve never seen anything like it. I loved this movie!
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