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Games (1967)

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A young couple who are into kinky "mind games" get more than they bargained for when a mysterious woman comes into their lives.

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Lisa Schindler
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Paul Montgomery
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Jennifer Montgomery
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Norman
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Harry Gordon
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Miss Beattie
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Dr. Edwards
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Winthrop
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Celia
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Terry, Party Guest
Peter Brocco ...
Count, Party Guest
William O'Connell ...
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A bored art-collecting Manhattan couple invite an interesting aging cosmetics saleswoman to enliven their dull lives by directing sex and death "games." Featuring a corpse encased in plaster and displayed in the living room as art, and a twist ending. Written by alfiehitchie

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Playing Games Can Be Dangerous! See more »

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1 September 1967 (West Germany)  »

Also Known As:

Satanische Spiele  »

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(Westrex Recording System)

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2.35 : 1
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According to director Curtis Harrington, the credited set decorator provided by the studio proved unusable so he was given a paid vacation during the production. Costume designer Morton Haack actually did the set decoration but, because this was against union rules, he was not credited for his work. See more »

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What is supposed to be a corpse in the film's final moments is conspicuously blinking. See more »

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Playing games on each other in the manner of "Sleuth"
11 March 2003 | by (Zurich, Switzerland) – See all my reviews

This film reminds me of "Sleuth", the movie based on a play by Anthony Shaffer released in 1972. Like in "Sleuth", people play games on each other and do not reveal their alliances, their true intentions or their true self. The story is acted like in a theatre play. The sets, representing a New York town house in a prosperous neighbourhood, are nicely done and give a vivid impression of the middle sixties' trends in fashion design and interior decorating - again you can compare it with the lavish set and the different costumes used by the protagonists in "Sleuth". For once, James Caan plays a slick urbanite, and he does it quite well. Don Stroud has a small part, a good actor whose screen presence and performance are always memorable. And then there is Simone Signoret ... as always she is absolutely riveting, and she puts a lot of charm in her rather pityful character. She uses her French accent very much to her advantage! "Games" is an elegant, suspenseful thriller for people who like to see a play now and then. Only right at the end you will know who has won!


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