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Year
2009
Runtime
95 min.
Directors
Mark Neveldine, Brian Taylor
Genres
Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Rating *
5.8
Votes *
95,776
Checks
7,039
Favs
148
Dislikes
349
Favs/checks
2.1% (1:48)
Favs/dislikes
1:2
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  1. Siskoid's avatar

    Siskoid

    If I tell you Gamer is by the makers of Crank, that might tell you everything you need to know about whether or not you want to see this movie. In a ridiculous dystopian future, video games use real people as avatars. You can be play in the debauched "Society" or control convicts fighting for their lives in "Slayers". Our hero (Gerard Butler) is one such Slayer, falsely accused of murder and intent on escaping the "game" and being reunited with his family. And of course, put a stop to a world-conquering conspiracy by the games' creator (Michael C. Hall). Plenty of gratuitous T&A, ultraviolence and music video effects ensue. Depending on your point of view, it's a meta black comedy or a casually offensive action flick. It's not bad if you're looking for action gags and online culture spoofing, and Hall has some delightful eccentricities, but don't go looking for deep character motivation or anything. It pretty much does what it says on the tin. 7 years 3 months ago
  2. GoblinPrincess's avatar

    GoblinPrincess

    I don't believe anyone who had final signoff on this movie has ever played a videogame, and none of the implications of the setting are followed through.
    This film has one good scene, and it's conspicuous by being completely out of left field
    11 months 1 week ago
  3. Jay AK's avatar

    Jay AK

    Well I can't say the story isn't good, cause it's one of a kind, but the movie wasn't good at all 6 years 3 months ago
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