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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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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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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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Company Credits

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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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Did You Know?

Trivia

The opening scene of Reservoir Dogs (1992) was about "Like a Virgin", sung by Madonna. Her co-star Harvey Keitel also appeared in Reservoir Dogs (1992). See more »

Quotes

Eddie Israel: We could talk about this for decades.
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Alternate Versions

R-rated and Unrated versions are available on video. The Unrated version contains more footage. See more »

Connections

References Amos & Andrew (1993) See more »

Soundtracks

ORIGINAL GANGSTER
Performed by Schoolly D
Courtesy of Capitol Records
Under license from CEMA Special Markets
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User Reviews

The finest American film of the 90s.
3 April 1999 | by Brad-73See all my reviews

SNAKE EYES (to refer to the film under its original title, rather than the moronic "lets disguise this difficult work as a made for TV erotic thriller" title used for US release) is quite simply the finest American film of the 1990s. Nothing else even approaches it. The evidence is on the screen. Unfortunately, some people refuse to believe their own (snake) eyes. They refuse to look. There cannot be any other reason why they refuse to acknowledge this.


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