A chess grandmaster is in a big tournament, and when his lover is found painted up and the blood drained out of her body he becomes a chief suspect. After he gets a call from the killer urging him to try and figure out the game, he cooperates with police and a psychologist to try and catch the killer, but doubts linger about the grandmaster's innocence as the string of grisly murders continues. Written by
Ed Sutton <email@example.com>
It started as a game. It turned into a battle. Then, it went out of control.
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Did You Know?
Midway through the film Peter Sanderson and Frank Sedman are conferring with a computer whiz. When we see a full view of the table that the men are standing around it's not Sedman but Tom Skerritt
's stand-in - his face is in full view. See more
Please, I don't want to get into the psychological aspects of my actions. It would detract from the game.
I couldn't say it better than Huxley.
Well, Huxley's quote also says, "for his play is always fair and just."
So, is mine within the framework of my rules.
References Night Moves
I Put A Spell On You
Composed by Screamin' Jay Hawkins
(as Hawkins)/Herb Slotkin (as Slotkin) (United Artists)
Performed by Carol Kenyon
Produced by Anne Dudley See more