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    Unique ID Code: 0000007941
    Added by: DVD Reviewer
    Added on: 17/8/2000 13:14
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    Reindeer Games (US)

    7 / 10
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    The trap is set. The game is on
    Certificate: R
    Running Time: 104 mins
    Retail Price: $29.99
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    Red-hot Hollywood stars Ben Affleck (Shakespeare In Love, Good Will Hunting) and Charlize Theron (The Devil`s Advocate, The Cider House Rules) team up with Gary Sinise (Forrest Gump, The Green Mile, Ransom) in this action-packed story of high-stakes crime and deception!

    Upon release from a stint in prison, Rudy (Affleck) impulsively decides to pose as his old cell mate Nick in order to make time with Nick`s beautiful pen pal, Ashley (Theron). But Rudy`s ruse blows up when he realizes that Ashley was double-crossing Nick... and now he`s inescapably part of an armed robbery plot being hatched by her dangerously evil brother (Sinise)!

    Also featuring Clarence Williams III (The General`s Daughter, Life), Danny Trejo (From Dusk Till Dawn, Con Air) and Dennis Farina (Out Of Sight, Get Shorty) - don`t miss this intensely entertaining, nonstop movie thrill ride!

    Special Features:
    Interactive Menus
    Scene Access
    Audio Commentary by Director John Frankenheimer
    Behind-The-Scenes Featurette

    Video Tracks:
    Widescreen Anamorphic 2.35:1
    Pan & Scan 1.33:1

    Audio Tracks:
    Dolby Digital 5.1 English
    Dolby Digital 5.1 French

    Subtitle Tracks:
    CC: English

    Directed By:
    John Frankenheimer

    Written By:

    Dennis Farina
    Clarence Williams III
    Charlize Theron
    Gary Sinise
    Ben Affleck

    Casting By:
    Mali Finn
    Lynne Carrow

    Soundtrack By:
    Alan Silvestri

    Director of Photography:
    Alan Caso

    Michael Kahn
    Antony Gibbs

    Costume Designer:
    May Routh

    Production Designer:
    Barbara Dunphy

    Bob Weinstein
    James Sbardellati
    Chris Moore
    Marty Katz
    Mark Indig
    Casey Grant

    Executive Producer:
    Harvey Weinstein
    Andrew Rona
    Cary Granat

    Buena Vista

    Your Opinions and Comments

    7 / 10
    I have got the R1 director`s cut version, which has plenty more extras than the normal UK version
    Ben Affleck does a good job and Theron is very hot. There are some extra scenes which didn`t make the theatrical release, the sex scene is more spicy and even more so in the deleted scenes.
    This is by no means a classic, but is thoroughly entertaining stuff with more twists than a rollercoaster. Sinise is a bit of a let down, why did they have to give him that stupid hair, there`s no way the Theron character would go with someone as crap looking as that. Aside from that, there are plenty of highlights to make it worth a look on a rainy day.
    posted by Rich_H on 27/10/2002 17:55
    7 / 10
    An enjoyable quirky movie. Ben Affleck does a good job as the ex con who imitates his friend and goes out with his girlfriend (who his mate never met in person). Once outside, things go all wrong for him as the girl`s brother turns out to be a lunatic intent on robbing the casino. He believes Affleck knows all the security details and begins to beat him to get out the info. The only way Affleck can survive is to go along and pretend he knows the secrets...
    That`ll do or the film will be spoiled. This never made an impact anywhere but is an enjoyable crime thriller that has numerous crosses and double crossed. The script maybe throws up too many twists (the last one especially) but at least it will keep you entertained.
    This is a gem of a movie and should be seen by more people. It is going cheap in most stores, so I would urge people to buy it.
    posted by morpheus177 on 23/1/2003 18:23