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Death Game (2001)

 -  Action | Drama  -  February 2002 (USA)
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A young black man is a growing basketball star in his school. The Mob decides to initiate him and manage him. He likes the presents, money and girls, but his coach does not. When things go too far, only his coach can do what must be done.

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A young black man is a growing basketball star in his school. The Mob decides to initiate him and manage him. He likes the presents, money and girls, but his coach does not. When things go too far, only his coach can do what must be done.

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"Hoosiers" meets "Death Wish"
21 June 2010 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Now I am not saying this is a good movie, but it definitely teeters on the edge of so bad it's good territory. When you have basketballs changing color on their way to the basket, cops shot at point blank range without even noticing a gun in their face, coach stealing not one but two cops guns which never run out of ammo, miraculous next day recovery from brain damage, ballistic matches that are disregarded as evidence, and it goes on and on. Bad acting, worse editing, and even worse continuity, confirm "Death Game" might have entertainment value as a lovable bomb. The presence of slimy Billy Drago and Richard Lynch only adds to the fun. - MERK


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