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GamerZ (2005)

 -  Comedy | Fantasy  -  22 February 2008 (UK)
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A love triangle with a twist of fantasy! The hero is Ralph, a young nerd from a bad neighborhood who's on his way to university for the first time. Ralph is completely downtrodden in life, ... See full summary »

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Cast

Credited cast:
Ross Finbow ...
Ralph
Danielle Stewart ...
Marlyn
James Young ...
Lennie
Johnny Austin ...
Davy
Ross Sutherland ...
Hank
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Dr. Denham
Lynne McCallum ...
Shona
Alan Tall ...
Security Guard
Jamie Honeybourne ...
Gavin
Stacey Sampson ...
Julie
Eileen McCallum ...
Nan
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Arnold Brown ...
Z'rennk
John Conboy ...
Professor 3
Gary Cullen ...
Hemp Society (III)
Bruce Finlay ...
Professor
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A love triangle with a twist of fantasy! The hero is Ralph, a young nerd from a bad neighborhood who's on his way to university for the first time. Ralph is completely downtrodden in life, but he escapes from a cruel reality that he can't control by creating insanely detailed fantasy game worlds (as in fantasy games such as "Dungeons and Dragons" or "Tunnels and Trolls"), in which he is firmly in charge, as "Game Keeper". When Ralph arrives at university he immediately takes over the fantasy role-playing society from the resident Game Keeper in a ruthless coup. His new players include neurotic risk management student Davy, metal-head theology student Hank and - most importantly - the beautiful Marlyn, a crazy Goth chick who believes she is an elf. She's the ultimate object of geek lust, and Ralph falls for her hard. But there's a fly in the ointment: Ralph's old enemy from the hood, minor dope dealer Lennie who has undergone a near-religious conversion to all things fantastical having... Written by Pure Magic Films

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GamerZ: One Game to Rule Them All  »

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Throughout the movie, the beer of choice is Fortitude, complete with the emblem of a double-sided battle axe. A clear nod to real-life roleplaying games (Fortitude being a key part of characters in mainstream rpg's, and the battle axe as a popular weapon with warriors). See more »

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Lennie: I never leave home without my vibrator.
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A good watch
11 July 2009 | by (London, United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

Definitely worth seeing. There is a lot of rubbish out there generally. A big budget and big hype certainly do not make a good movie but they make the general public and, even I am ashamed to say, me, more likely to see them. Which is unfortunate not least because movies like Gamerz can easily be overlooked.

The story does not involve complex characters, what it does have is believable and honest characters that are easy to relate to. Its a feel good story which doesn't try or pretend to be more. It's easy to watch with some genuinely funny moments. While obviously not produced with a big budget, It's well crafted.


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