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Game Night (2018)

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A group of friends who meet regularly for game nights find themselves entangled in a real-life mystery when the shady brother of one of them is seemingly kidnapped by dangerous gangsters.

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Mark Perez
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Jason Bateman ... Max
Rachel McAdams ... Annie
Kyle Chandler ... Brooks
Sharon Horgan ... Sarah
Billy Magnussen ... Ryan
Lamorne Morris ... Kevin
Kylie Bunbury ... Michelle
Jesse Plemons ... Gary
Michael C. Hall ... The Bulgarian
Danny Huston ... Donald Anderton
Chelsea Peretti ... Glenda
Camille Chen ... Dr. Chin
Zerrick Williams Zerrick Williams ... Val (as Zerrick Deion Williams)
Joshua Mikel ... Colin
R.F. Daley ... Tats
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Storyline

Married competitive gamer couple Max and Annie are trying to have a child, but their attempts are unsuccessful due to Max's stress surrounding his feelings of inadequacy when compared to his successful, attractive brother Brooks. During Max and Annie's routine weekend game night with their friends Ryan, and married couple Kevin and Michelle, Brooks shows up Max by arriving in a Corvette Stingray (Max's dream car) and sharing an embarrassing childhood story about Max. Brooks offers to host the next game night at a house he's renting while he's in town. Meanwhile, Max and Annie are trying to keep their game nights secret from their neighbor Gary, an awkward police officer after his divorce from their friend Debbie..

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This is not a game.


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for language, sexual references and some violence | See all certifications »

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Trivia

When Danny Houston was getting the fighters ready for the second bout in his basement, he calls for "Logan" to get ready. Danny Houston played colonel Stryker in X-Men Origins: Wolverine (2009) where he was responsible for making Logan into Wolverine by injecting him with adamantium. Wolverine was also a underground cage fighter in the first X-Men when Rogue found him in the Canadian backcountry. See more »

Goofs

When we first see Gary in uniform, the US Flag patch on his right shoulder shows the blue field on the left. This is the proper display of the US Flag EXCEPT on uniform patches. The blue field is always facing forward on right sleeve patches. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Max: Who cares about winning? Let's get drunk!
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Crazy Credits

The Warner Bros, New Line Cinema and Access Entertainment logos are in the form of game pieces. See more »

Connections

References Memento (2000) See more »

Soundtracks

We Are The Champions
Written by Freddie Mercury
Performed by Queen
Courtesy of Hollywood Records, Inc.
Courtesy of Universal International Music BV
Under license from Universal Music Enterprises
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Fun film
19 October 2018 | by gbill-74877See all my reviews

A fun and fast-paced movie that blends genres, with elements of comedy, action, and romance. The cast is strong, led by Jason Bateman and Rachel McAdams, and with a memorable performance from Jesse Plemons, who plays a creepy divorced cop. There are lots of little sub-plots that are kept up throughout the film, on top of its plot twists and outrageous moments, and it's entertaining from start to finish.


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

23 February 2018 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Game Night See more »

Filming Locations:

Marietta, Georgia See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$37,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$17,005,332, 25 February 2018

Gross USA:

$69,179,066

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$117,679,066
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Technical Specs

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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.39 : 1
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