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Game of Death -- Wesley Snipes stars as a contract killer for the CIA, forced to take on a group of rogue agents gone bad.
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Jim Agnew (screenplay)
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Secret Ops agent Marcus is sent to Detroit to take out an arms dealer and the head of the hedge fund that is financing him. His CIA backup has other plans and turns on him and it's a fight to survive in a hospital. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
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  (in credits order)

Wesley Snipes ... Marcus

Aunjanue Ellis ... Rachel

Zoë Bell ... Floria (as Zoe Bell)

Ernie Hudson ... Clarence

Quinn Duffy ... Redvale

Gary Daniels ... Zander

Robert Davi ... Smith

Eyad Elbitar ... Driver

Simon Rhee ... Agent #1

Ho-Sung Pak ... Agent #2 / Big Mental

Efka Kvaraciejus ... Agent #4

Carl Anthony Nespoli ... Agent #4 / Assassin #7
Don Richard ... Agent #5 / Assassin #8

Jeff Galpin ... Assassin #1

Vladimir Tevlovski ... Assassin #2

Ele Bardha ... Security Guy #1 / Security Guard #1
Craig Gubert ... Security Guy #2 / Security Guard #2
George Pogacich ... Mental Patient #1
Rory Mallon ... Mental Patient #2

Banzai Vitale ... Mental Patient #3
Alex Wisz ... Mental Patient #5

Jaime Moyer ... Floor Nurse
Ronald Clark ... Train Conductor (Old Man)

Vanessa Vander Pluym ... Worker

Dailyn Matthews ... Nurse

Marie Fink ... ICU Nurse
Julissa Deleon Rosario ... Reception Nurse

Alex Safi ... Arms Dealer
Iris Frank ... Girl
Michael Maurice ... Dietrich
Angelea Jenkins ... ER Orderly
John Manfredi ... Robbins

LaDon Drummond ... Jane
Greg Trzaskoma ... Redvale Reception Clerk

Brian Christensen ... Redvale Security Guard #1

Danny Ray Cook ... Redvale Security Guard #3

Patrick Potochick ... Redvale Security Guard #4

Lennox Brown ... Redvale Clerk

Darcy Leutzinger ... Police Team Leader
Frank Zieger ... Policeman #1

Denney Pierce ... Motocycle Assassin / Sedan Driver

Dan Lemieux ... Alley Body Guard #1

Scott Philyaw ... Alley Body Guard #2

Nick Hermz ... Alley Body Gaurd #3
Gary Baxley ... White Van Driver
rest of cast listed alphabetically:

Stacie Mitchell ... Annie (as Stacie Hadgikosti)

Ron Balicki ... Jimmy (uncredited)
Benjamin Brennan ... Bum (uncredited)
Jennifer Lynn Bryant ... Nurse (uncredited)
Dennis Budziszewski ... Bum (uncredited)

Keith Cameron ... Policeman #2 (uncredited)
John Dickerson ... Cop (uncredited)

Richard Goteri ... The Visitor (uncredited)

Eric Ian ... The Informant (uncredited)

Dave Kilgore ... Psych Ward Patient (uncredited)
Joshua McCarthy ... Patient (uncredited)
Dennis McDermott ... Mental Patient (uncredited)

Michael Mili ... (uncredited)

Robert Oppel ... Mental Lou (uncredited)

Todd Rader ... Security Guard, Homeless Man (uncredited)
Morris Lee Sullivan ... Anesthesiologist (uncredited)

Directed by
Giorgio Serafini 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Jim Agnew  screenplay
Megan Brown  screenplay

Produced by
Alastair Burlingham .... executive producer
Luc Campeau .... supervising producer
Nadine DeBarros .... executive producer
Billy Dietrich .... producer
Mikey Eckstein .... associate producer
Barry Filby .... supervising producer
Zev Foreman .... executive producer
Will French .... executive producer
Roger Alan Grad .... executive producer
John S. Hicks .... executive producer
Philippe Martinez .... producer
Rafael Primorac .... producer
Richard Rionda Del Castro .... executive producer
Steve Robbins .... executive producer
Stephen Roberts .... executive producer
David Schiff .... executive producer
Roman Viaris-de-Lesegno .... co-producer
Michael R. Williams .... line producer (as Michael Williams)
Jennifer Young .... associate producer
Original Music by
Jesse Voccia 
Cinematography by
Erik Curtis 
Film Editing by
Kevin Budzynski 
Todd C. Ramsay 
Casting by
Lori Eastside 
Dean E. Fronk 
Donald Paul Pemrick 
Production Design by
Frank DeCurtis 
Art Direction by
George Goodridge 
Set Decoration by
Lou A. Trabbie III 
Costume Design by
Dana Campbell (personal designer for Mr. Snipes)
Jo Rosen (co-costume designer)
Alexis Scott 
Makeup Department
Shannon Bakeman .... additional hairstylist
Kevin J Edwards .... department head hair
Louise Holoday .... makeup artist
Kimberly Jones .... makeup department head
Jayne Laube .... key makeup artist
Jayne Laube .... makeup artist: second unit
Melody Wylie .... key makeup artist
Production Management
Eric A. Haynes .... unit production manager
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Jordan Champine .... second assistant director: second unit
Katie Magill .... second second assistant director
Jim McKinney .... first assistant director: second unit
Aaron Walters .... key second assistant director
Art Department
Ryan Galiher .... assistant property master
Scott Nifong .... property master
Bobby Rhodes .... set dresser
Carl F. Shuffett .... leadman
Sound Department
David Barber .... supervising sound editor
Mick Davies .... boom operator
Michael Faba .... sound utility
Mark Gougeon .... second boom operator
Mike Hampton .... sound utility
Mike Pipgras .... foley editor
Mike Pipgras .... sound effects editor
Beau Williams .... sound mixer
Special Effects by
Dean Tyrrell .... special effects coordinator
Robert Tyrrell .... special effects technician
Russell Tyrrell .... special effects supervisor
Visual Effects by
Thomas Horvath .... visual effects
Lesley Aletter .... stunt double
Ron Balicki .... stunts
Ele Bardha .... stunt performer
Robert A. Beckett .... stunt driver
Ariel M. Carlson .... stunt driver
Brian Christensen .... stunt performer
Esteban Cueto .... stunts
Tom Delmar .... stunt conceiver
Eyad Elbitar .... stunt driver
Marie Fink .... stunts
Jeff Galpin .... stunt performer
Charles Grisham .... stunt performer
Craig Gubert .... stunt player
Jay Hawkins .... stunt performer
Nick Hermz .... stunt performer
Horace Knight .... stunt double: Marcus
Cody Bo Kruger .... stunts
Efka Kvaraciejus .... stunt performer
Dan Lemieux .... stunt double: Robert Davi
Cheryl Lewis .... stunt double: Aunjanue Ellis
Dailyn Matthews .... precision driver
Carl Anthony Nespoli .... stunt driver
Robert Oppel .... stunts
Scott Philyaw .... stunts
George Pogacich .... stunt performer
Patrick Potochick .... stunts
Danny Ray Cook .... stunts
Simon Rhee .... fight choreographer
Simon Rhee .... stunt coordinator
D'Andre' Rippy .... stunt fighter
DaJuan Rippy .... stunt fighter
Deon Rippy .... stunt fighter
Aaron Toney .... stunts
Van Vander Pluym .... stunts
Amber Whelan .... precision driver
Keith Woulard .... stunt coordinator
Camera and Electrical Department
Big Pete Atkinson .... camera production assistant
Big Pete Atkinson .... second assistant camera: "b" camera
Brad Baker .... second assistant camera: "a" camera
Will Brick .... second assistant camera: b camera
Ian Campbell .... camera pa
Stephen Campbell .... director of photography: second unit
David Dalton .... electrician
Ryan Patrick Dean .... second unit: red camera technician
Eric Dvorsky .... camera technician: Wescam camera
Stephen Early .... second assistant camera: "b" camera
Jule Fontana .... second assistant camera: "a" camera
Roland Franklin .... video assist
Kevin D. Hewitt .... Steadicam operator
Kevin D. Hewitt .... camera operator
Kevin D. Hewitt .... camera operator: "b" camera
Andrew Hoehn Jr. .... first assistant camera
Alonso Homs .... digital imaging technician
Alonso Homs .... red camera technician
Rob Koch .... first assistant camera: "a" camera
Michael Kohnhorst .... camera operator: second unit
J. Steven Latham .... first assistant camera
William MacLeod .... a dolly grip (as Bill MacLeod)
Chuck Nelson .... camera production assistant
Cory O'Dea .... second unit: best boy grip
Todd 'Chin' Piepenbrok .... best boy electric
Brian Pryzpek .... gaffer
Jim Rogers .... lighting technician
Franziska Schirmer Lewis .... first assistant camera: "b" camera
Faires A. Sekiya .... camera operator: "a" camera (as Faires Anderson)
Faires A. Sekiya .... steadicam operator (as Faires Anderson Sekiya)
Mindy Silberman .... production assistant: camera
Kim C. Simms .... still photographer
Liam Sinnott .... first assistant camera: "c" camera
David Stasiak .... grip
Don Sustrich .... set electrician
John Trapman .... aerial director of photography
Justin Watson .... second assistant camera: "c" camera
John Wendling .... dolly grip
Scott Zuckerberg .... best boy grip
Casting Department
Rose Gilpin .... extras casting
Carrie Ray .... casting
Kathy Remski .... extras casting
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Kimberly Leitz .... set costumer (as Kimberly Leitz-McCauley)
Brittany Pask .... set costumer
Jo Rosen .... additional costume designer
Neil Sacks .... costume assistant
Lauren Warkentien .... set costumer
Editorial Department
Nick Blauvelt .... editorial intern
Darralynn Hutson .... post-production coordinator
Paul Murphy .... additional editor
John Tissavary .... colorist
Music Department
Andy Ross .... music supervisor
Transportation Department
Rob Bailey .... driver
Collin Butrum .... transportation coordinator
Demond Dickerson .... driver
Darrell Foley .... driver: honeywagon
Jonathon Isom .... transportation captain
Ken Kupchick .... driver
Patrick Stephenson .... driver
Other crew
Andrea Amato .... second assistant accountant
Andrew Amato .... director assistant
David Artushin .... location scout
Jennifer L. Brooks .... first assistant accountant
My-Ishia Cason-Brown .... stand-in
David Chudnow .... production assistant
Don Cochran .... double
David Derinzy .... assistant location manager
Steven Enwright .... michigan counsel
Paul Fitzpatrick .... finance attorney
Timothy Hardin .... production accountant
Elizabeth B. Jackson .... craft service
Michael S. Jones .... location manager
Jamie Klenk .... production assistant
Joe Landry .... key set production assistant
Aaron Lebovic .... production coordinator
Darcy Leutzinger .... technical advisor
Shayna MacLeod .... assistant location manager
Shayna MacLeod .... director assistant
Connie Mangilin .... payroll accountant
Brian McMahon .... helicopter pilot
Nick McMahon .... helicopter pilot: picture helicopter
Valerie I. Morasso .... production secretary
Bobby Pulte .... production assistant
Mindy Silberman .... set production assistant
Jacqueline Stahl .... production assistant
Babette Stith .... script supervisor
Kaelin Stockwell .... production assistant
Stephen Taylor-Wehr .... production assistant
Bob Tremblay .... location assistant
Matt Vail .... script supervisor second unit
Matthew Winne .... production assistant

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Rated R for violence and language
98 min
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Abel Ferrara exited the project after a few weeks of shooting.See more »
Factual errors: When Marcus kills Floria In the elevator scene He is using the guards automatic which is does not have a silencer then picks up Florias silenced automatic next to her head and appears to place his pistol by her waist, the next shot shows a silenced automatic is next to her head where had already picked it up.See more »
Smith:All you're after is the money. Redvale is about power. He's like the mafioso in Sicily. They control billions of dollars, and they live in shacks. They are about power. It's about power.See more »
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37 out of 64 people found the following review useful.
Forgive me father for I have killed., 12 December 2010
Author: Boloxxxi from United States

This movie is played out thru and as a sort of "confession" to a priest. So the story is not told in REAL time; but AFTER the fact; sitting in a church with a priest.

CIA agent Marcus Jones is given the assignment of infiltrating the organization of arms dealer, Frank Smith, and thru him get to the president or head of a hedge fund operation based in Detroit; man named Redvale, who smith is working with. The CIA wants them both dead. It seems that Redvale Corp. has oil interests some place in Africa but the policies of the local government there is somehow cramping their style or interfering with the conduct of their business. This is where Frank Smith comes in: Revdale is financing Smith to arm rebels opposed to the government.

Immediately after Marcus is given his assignment, the movie cuts to --and begins-- at a point where he has already infiltrated Frank Smith's operation and is now working for him as security or a personal bodyguard. They are in a plane together at this point on their way to the Revdale Corp. to see Revdale and collect Smith's share of money from some transaction or deal in Africa. The plane lands and they transfer to a black SUV with cool musical accompaniment (Don't you wish this would happen every time YOU stepped off a plane or headed for your car?). At the same time, Marcus's CIA team is getting ready to move in; orders are given by their head of operations flying in a chopper overhead, that no action should be take until Smith picks up his loot.

The action begins when "others" I'm calling them (an important plot twist already spoiled for you by the IMDb synopsis) decide to interfere with the CIA operation so that they can get their greedy paws on all the loot that Smith is about to collect. At the same time, in the back seat of the SUV, Smith is starting to feel hot and bothered; complains about the heat; shortly thereafter he is having a major heart attack and has to be taken to a hospital. But the "others", unaware of this, are shooting at the car to get it to stop. They want Smith captured so that they can use him to get into Revdale Corp. and collect his money. A chase leads to a hospital where most of the action takes place as the "others" hunt Marcus and look to kidnap the badly ailing Smith.

I was pleasantly surprised by this movie (low expectations, I guess). Turns out this is a good action film. Snipes played his character Marcus in a sober, detached sort of way; like a man who has no other life or friend but his job and whose longest conversations take place within. So he's serious; has no "attitude" and cracks no jokes. Not even a "forced" smile for the nurse who was looking after him and who was clearly flirting (Down fellas, not the nurse of your fantasies). For example, after some comment she made about always wanting to date a bodyguard, he looked at her as if he had no idea what she was going on about; as if human chit chat or conversion was something he was unfamiliar with. So this guy is busy; unless you have something to do with his mission or the job at hand, you exist to him only peripherally.

The movie utilizes the "hunter-and-prey-in-a-confined-area" (a hospital) scenario. And though hardly original, it is a favorite of many people --if done well-- and I thought it was done well here. So it was entertaining to watch hunter and prey navigate the rooms and floors of the hospital; the former trying to kill or capture and the latter trying to survive and get away. I found the fight scenes effective; smart and satisfying; demonstrating that breaking someone's neck is not the snap you might have thought it was (sorry; couldn't resist). Finally, just to give you some perspective: This movie, while not having all the money, star-power, and fire-power of say, "The Expendables", is still hands-down the better made action film. Demonstrating once again that "less" is often "more" and "more" is often "less". Love, Boloxxxi.

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