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The Prophet's Game (2000)

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The Prophet has arrived in the ultimate playing ground... Los Angeles. It has taken an innocent childhood game and twisted it into a deadly match of wits, where the only prize is survival. ... See full summary »

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David Worth

Writer:

Carol Chrest
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Dennis Hopper ... Vincent Swan
Stephanie Zimbalist ... Francis Aldobrandi
Robert Yocum Robert Yocum ... Alan Joyce
Joe Penny ... Walter Motter
Greg Lauren ... Detective James
Sondra Locke ... Adele Highsmith (adult)
Shannon Whirry ... Barb
Darin Cooper ... Detective Olson
Thorsten Kaye ... Joey Highsmith (Adult)
Don Swayze ... Joseph Highsmith
Margaret Blye ... Maureen Swan
Meilani Paul Meilani Paul ... Luna Wells
Patrick Thomas ... Lewis Shanks
Robert Ginty ... Brent Moore
Andrew Ducote Andrew Ducote ... Joey Highsmith (child)
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Storyline

The Prophet has arrived in the ultimate playing ground... Los Angeles. It has taken an innocent childhood game and twisted it into a deadly match of wits, where the only prize is survival. Moving from city to city, The Prophet lures unsuspecting contestants into solving the riddles it supplies. If the contestants are wrong, somebody dies... somebody famous. Written by Anonymous

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A serial killer is playing a deadly game...

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Crime | Drama | Thriller

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for strong violence and gore, language and brief nudity | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA | Germany

Language:

English

Release Date:

10 April 2001 (Spain) See more »

Also Known As:

A próféta-játék See more »

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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color
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Trivia

Sondra Locke plays Thorsten Kaye's younger sister. In real life she's older than him - by 22 years! Director David Worth was a friend of hers, which could explain this absurd casting. See more »

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References Psycho (1960) See more »

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WHAT A WASTE.......
30 June 2001 | by Buzz-17See all my reviews

O.K. Here is what happened. I went to the VIDEO STORE to rent THE TAO of STEVE and did not look carefully at the DVD case and ended up renting this stinker of a flick instead. Now don't get me wrong, this film had potential. Dennis Hopper is always at least tolerable or better, and is not bad here. The problem was the poorly explained plot, the numerous bad performances, and the director's insistence on using every police cliche going. The film uses the venetian blind shadows in just about every scene. I really cannot express the multitude of reasons no one should see this. Seems to me it went straight to video for a reason.


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