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Death Game -- A man lets two girls into his house to use the phone. He will regret it when they terrorize him for 48 hours.


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Two young girls come to the home of a businessman whose family is away on his birthday. They seduce him and afterwards... See more » | Add synopsis »
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Sondra Locke ... Jackson

Colleen Camp ... Donna

Seymour Cassel ... George Manning

Beth Brickell ... Karen Manning
Michael Kalmansohn ... Deliveryboy
Ruth Warshawsky ... Mrs. Grossman

Directed by
Peter S. Traynor  (as Peter Traynor)
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Colleen Camp  screenplay (uncredited)
Sondra Locke  screenplay (uncredited)
Anthony Overman 
Michael Ronald Ross 

Produced by
Mel Bergman .... executive producer
William Duffy .... executive producer
John L. Moorehead .... associate producer
Larry Spiegel .... producer
Peter S. Traynor .... producer (as Peter Traynor)
Original Music by
Jimmie Haskell 
Cinematography by
David Worth 
Film Editing by
David Worth 
Production Design by
Jack Fisk 
Peter Jamison 
Makeup Department
Tino Zacchia .... makeup artist
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Chris Christenberry .... assistant director
Wes MacAphee .... assistant director
Leslie Moulton .... second assistant director
Art Department
Lowell Cannon .... property master
Eric Edel .... set dresser
Karin Haugse .... set dresser
Dan Martin .... set dresser
Michael Nevler .... set dresser
Bill Paxton .... assistant set decorator
Sissy Spacek .... set dresser
Linda Spheeris .... assistant art director
Janet Stearns .... set dresser
Beth Wasserman .... assistant property master
Sound Department
Turner Browne .... boom operator
Leslie Shatz .... sound
Wayne Wahrman .... sound effects editor
Hal Watkins .... head mixer
Visual Effects by
James F. Liles .... special optical effects supervisor
Mike Stanwick .... assistant color timer (as Michael Stanwick Jr.)
Roger Creed .... stunts
Paula Crist .... stunts
Cyndi Swan .... stunts
Camera and Electrical Department
Terry Bowen .... first assistant camera
Robert Decker .... key grip (as Bob Decker)
Michael Kalmansohn .... electrician
Urve Kuusik .... still photographer
John LeBlanc .... second assistant camera
John C. Murray .... gaffer (as John Murray)
J. Michael Popovich .... grip (as Mike Popovich)
Lawrence Purcell .... electrician
Scott M. Robinson .... grip (as Scott Robinson)
Peter Smokler .... assistant camera: second unit
Jack Steely .... best boy
Norman Stevens .... electrician
Kurt Young .... electrician
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Todd Joy .... wardrobe
Aaron St. John .... wardrobe
Editorial Department
Bob Kaiser .... color timer (as Robert Kaiser)
Patrick McDowell .... assistant editor
Lee Stepansky .... assistant editor
Chris Thiele .... assistant editor
Music Department
Ron Malo .... scoring mixer
Sid Sharp .... concert master
Transportation Department
Frances Reid .... driver
Ken Tara .... driver
Other crew
Anthony Albirigi .... authority: Golden Gate Bridge (as Lt. Anthony Albirigi)
Elizabeth Barnard .... assistant to producer (as Liz Bernard)
Robert C. Cawley .... police motor officer (as Robert Cawley)
Carline Davis-Dyer .... script supervisor (as Cariline Davis)
Gini Giblin .... stand-in
Harvey Gibson .... policeman
David Grey .... policeman
Heather Katz .... real estate consultant
Flora Light .... assistant to producer
Mac McCord .... stand-in
Mary Meacham .... title designer
Marcia Mielke .... production coordinator: San Francisco
Alan Myers .... policeman
Gaylene Sagona .... location auditor
Arleen Scalla .... bookkeeper
Carol Shefland .... production secretary
Candace Siller .... assistant to producer
Ken Swerilas .... location auditor
Travis White .... police motor officer
Cathy Zheutlin .... stand-in (as Kathy Zheutlin)

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91 min
Aspect Ratio:
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Sound Mix:
Argentina:X (original rating) | Argentina:18 (re-rating) | Canada:R (Manitoba/Ontario) | Canada:18+ (Quebec) | Iceland:16 | New Zealand:R18 | Singapore:R21 | USA:R | West Germany:Not Rated (cut)

Did You Know?

In 2015, horror film director Eli Roth wrote and directed "Knock Knock", the official remake of this movie, starring Keanu Reeves, Roth's wife Lorenza Izzo and Ana de Armas. The remake was produced by the female stars of "Death Game", Colleen Camp and Sondra Locke. However, there's also a much older unofficial remake of "Death Game" - the 1980 Spanish erotic thriller "Viciosas al desnudo" a.k.a. "Vicious and Nude", with Jack Taylor, Eva Lyberten and Adriana Vega.See more »
George Manning:You have the manners of an alley cat.See more »
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20 out of 25 people found the following review useful.
Movies that work like drugs..., 3 June 2004
Author: TonyDood from United States

This film should be put in a special category, "Movies that make you feel like you're on something." In this category would be Yellow Submarine, Eraserhead (or any Lynch film), Ken Russell's and Nic Roeg's and Jodorowsky's whole catalog, etc.

It is a bad movie, no doubt about it, and incomprehensible how it got made, or why, but that just makes it more fascinating. Thrill to the sight of Eastwood's then-girlfriend giving a truly unhinged performance and wonder if she's really acting or not! Listen to Colleen camp alternately scream and laugh hysterically as she beats up a tied-up guy in a bed and ponder how she ever got another acting gig again! Thrill to the sound of one of the weirdest choices of theme song ever recorded! Stare in awe at what appears to have been a cinemascope movie squeezed onto your t.v., and contemplate how much more dizzying it would've looked on the big screen! Feel this movie melting in your brains, not in your hands, as it gets ever more insane, leading up to a climax so stupefyingly cheap and abrupt it could only be attached to this movie!

Saw this as a kid on cable, watched it because it was rated R and promised nudity and sex. Got a *little* more than I bargained for, but wasn't displeased or even shocked (Fellini's Satyricon was on right before it--Lord, how I stayed out of a mental hospital is a miracle). If you like weird movies that simulate being on drugs this film is for you, at least if you have a taste for old, poorly done exploitation stuff.

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