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Dangerous Game (1993)

Snake Eyes (original title)
R | | Drama | 19 November 1993 (USA)
A New York City film director working on his latest movie in Los Angeles begins to reflect the actions in his movie and real life, especially when he begins an affair with the lead actress.

Director:

Abel Ferrara
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1 win & 1 nomination. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Harvey Keitel ... Eddie Israel
Madonna ... Sarah Jennings
James Russo ... Francis Burns
Nancy Ferrara Nancy Ferrara ... Madlyn Israel
Reilly Murphy Reilly Murphy ... Tommy
Victor Argo ... Director of Photography
Leonard L. Thomas ... Prop Guy
Christina Fulton Christina Fulton ... Blonde
Heather Bracken Heather Bracken ... Stewardess
Glenn Plummer ... Burns' Buddy
Niki Munroe Niki Munroe ... Girl in Trailer
Lori Eastside Lori Eastside ... Party Guest
John Snyder ... Party Guest
Adina Winston Adina Winston ... Party Guest
Dylan Hundley ... Party Guest
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Storyline

Filmmaker Eddie Israel is staring to shoot "The Mother of Mirrors," starring Francis Burns and Sarah Jennings. "The Mother of Mirrors" is the story of the last night of a couple falling into decay. Eddie is very demanding with the actors, and the film's heavy atmosphere acts upon the protagonists' daily lives. Written by Yepok

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Genres:

Drama

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for pervasively strong language, explicit sexuality, and drug use | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

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Trivia

Director Jane Campion, Abel Ferrara's first choice for the role of Sarah, worked with Harvey Keitel on The Piano (1993). See more »

Quotes

Sarah Jennings: He kicked the door open and he said: "Take your clothes off and lie down!" And he tried to rape me, but I guess my body was so rigid that he couldn't. And then he started calling me a disgusting lesbian, a stupid dyke, a pathetic piece of shit, and that if he couldn't get it into my pussy then he was gonna make me suck it. And I remember... I don't know what I remember, I just remember this horrible choking feeling. And he suddenly got up and dragged me over the side of the roof by my hair, and...
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Alternate Versions

R-rated and Unrated versions are available on video. The Unrated version contains more footage. The USA Blu Ray release features both the Rated and Unrated version. Only 2 scenes are edited in the cut version, by around 27 seconds in total. See more »

Connections

Featured in Cinemadonna: Dangerous Game (2016) See more »

Soundtracks

CHILDHOOD HOLLYWOOD
Written and Performed by Joe Delia
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Claustrophobic.
10 December 2020 | by ocosisSee all my reviews

Psychological drama within a drama, centered around a film shoot, where the line between reality and the film's story start to blur.


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Details

Country:

Italy | USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

19 November 1993 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Dangerous Game See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$10,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$16,995, 21 November 1993

Gross USA:

$23,671

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$1,261,210
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

(Unrated Director's Cut)

Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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