Game Night is a 2018 American black comedy film directed by John Francis Daley and Jonathan Goldstein.

Official trailers

Warner Bros. Pictures on Thursday, February 01, 2018 released the trailer:
GAME NIGHT - Official Trailer.

Story intro

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 to throw Max off during a game. Brooks offers to host the next game night at a house he is renting while he is in town. Meanwhile, Max and Annie are trying to keep their game nights secret from their neighbor Gary, an awkward police officer left distraught after his divorce from their old friend Debbie, who has since moved away. When the guests, including Ryan's new date, Sarah, arrive at Brooks' house the following week, Brooks says he has initiated an interactive role-playing mystery game, promising the winner his Stingray. A man dressed as an FBI agent bursts into the home and informs them of the narrative of the mystery, only for two masked men to break in and assault him and Brooks. The guests believe the assault is part of the game, so they just watch and commentate on the struggle. After Brooks is dragged out of the house, the couples begin to solve the mystery using the clues left behind by the actor. Using his GPS location, Max and Annie track Brooks down to a seedy bar and, using a pistol left behind by Brooks during the struggle (which they believe to be fake), manage to take the keys to the storage closet, where Brooks is being held. After Annie mistakenly fires the gun and shoots Max in the arm, confirming the weapon is real and that they are in actual danger, the three escape. Brooks admits that he actually makes his living buying and selling illegal items on the black market, in particular a Fabergé egg sought by a man known only as "the Bulgarian" and owned by a man using the alias Marlon Freeman. With his captors in pursuit, Brooks exits the moving car to guarantee Max and Annie's escape.

Cast

Jason Bateman
Max
Rachel McAdams
Annie
Billy Magnussen
Ryan
Sharon Horgan
Sarah
Lamorne Morris
Kevin
Kylie Bunbury
Michelle
Jesse Plemons
Gary
Michael C. Hall
The Bulgarian
Kyle Chandler
Brooks
Chelsea Peretti
Glenda
Danny Huston
Donald Anderton
Camille Chen
Dr. Chin
Zerrick Williams
Val (as Zerrick Deion Williams)
Joshua Mikel
Colin
R.F. Daley
Tats
John Francis Daley
Carter
Michael Cyril Creighton
Bill
Brooke Jaye Taylor
Linda
Jonathan Goldstein
Dan
Charlotte Haynes Hazzard
Nurse (as Charlotte Hazzard)
Chad Lail
Bulgarian Goon
Natasha Hall
Madison
Loren Schaffer
Ryan's Date
Kabby Borders
Ryan's Date
Kelly Johns
Ryan's Date
Steve Witting
Clown
Andrew Benator
Clown
Malcolm X. Hughes
Not Denzel (as Malcolm Hughes)
Jessica Lee
Debbie (as Jessica Clair Lee)
Olivia
Bastian

About

Principal photography began in early April 2017 in Atlanta, Georgia, US.

The film Game Night was scheduled to be released on February 23, 2018 (United States) and on March 1, 2018 (Germany) by Warner Bros. Pictures, 20th Century Fox, Karo Premiere, NOS Audiovisuais, Roadshow Films, SF Studios, Tanweer Alliances, Warner Bros. F.E., HBO Max and Warner Bros. Home Entertainment.

The duration of the film is 100 minutes. With a budget of $37 million, the film grossed over $117.7 million.

The film had received a "R" rating.

Rating

Game Night got high rating from critics. The audience also likes the film. Audiences polled by CinemaScore gave the film an average grade of "B+" on a scale ranging from A+ to F.

External links

Official website: gamenight-movie.com

IMDB: Game Night

Wikipedia: Game Night (film)

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