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The Prophet's Game (2000)

R  |   |  Thriller  |  10 April 2001 (Spain)
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The Prophet has arrived in the ultimate playing ground... Los Angeles. It has taken an innocent childhood game and twisted it into a deadly match of wits, where the only prize is survival. ... See full summary »

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Vincent Swan
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Francis Aldobrandi
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Alan Joyce
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Walter Motter
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Detective James
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Adele Highsmith (adult)
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Barb
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Detective Olson
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Joseph Highsmith
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Maureen Swan
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Luna Wells
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Lewis Shanks
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Brent Moore
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Joey Highsmith (child)
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The Prophet has arrived in the ultimate playing ground... Los Angeles. It has taken an innocent childhood game and twisted it into a deadly match of wits, where the only prize is survival. Moving from city to city, The Prophet lures unsuspecting contestants into solving the riddles it supplies. If the contestants are wrong, somebody dies... somebody famous. Written by Anonymous

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A serial killer is playing a deadly game...

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Rated R for strong violence and gore, language and brief nudity | See all certifications »
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Robert Ginty's final film. See more »

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Written by Barbara L. Jordan, Alexandra Forbes and Margaret Stanziale
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WHAT A WASTE.......
30 June 2001 | by (PROVIDENCE) – See all my reviews

O.K. Here is what happened. I went to the VIDEO STORE to rent THE TAO of STEVE and did not look carefully at the DVD case and ended up renting this stinker of a flick instead. Now don't get me wrong, this film had potential. Dennis Hopper is always at least tolerable or better, and is not bad here. The problem was the poorly explained plot, the numerous bad performances, and the director's insistence on using every police cliche going. The film uses the venetian blind shadows in just about every scene. I really cannot express the multitude of reasons no one should see this. Seems to me it went straight to video for a reason.


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