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The Prophet's Game (2000)

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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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Francis Aldobrandi
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Alan Joyce
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Walter Motter
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Detective James
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Maureen Swan
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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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Good movie with interesting twists. Who will win the Prophet's Game?
23 July 2000 | by (Auckland, New Zealand) – See all my reviews

Dennis Hopper plays Vincent Swann, a retired detective with a personal vendetta, to perfection in this movie. As the retired detective whose daughter was killed by a mass murderer, when the tell-tale killings start again, he starts to wonder if he got the right man. Famous people are randomly murdered and body parts taken. The players of the Prophet's Game decide who lives or dies.

Although the movie is a little slow, there is enough intrigue to keep you hanging on to the last minute. The movie is directed very well, with a good supporting cast. (Michael Dorn's distinctive voice is used to good effect as the Police Commissioner.)

As the players start disappearing, and Vincent is taunted, the winner of the Prophet's Game is always the Prophet...


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