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House of Games
House of Games
Actors: Lindsay Crouse, Joe Mantegna, Mike Nussbaum, Lilia Skala, J.T. Walsh
Director: David Mamet
Genres: Indie & Art House, Mystery & Suspense
R     2000     1hr 42min

A famed psychiatrist finds herself drawn into a dangerous underworld of a con man when she tries to help a patient whose life has been threatened. Genre: Mystery Rating: R Release Date: 7-SEP-2004 Media Type: DVD


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Actors: Lindsay Crouse, Joe Mantegna, Mike Nussbaum, Lilia Skala, J.T. Walsh
Director: David Mamet
Creators: Juan Ruiz Anchía, Trudy Ship, Michael Hausman, Jonathan Katz
Genres: Indie & Art House, Mystery & Suspense
Sub-Genres: Indie & Art House, Mystery & Suspense
Studio: MGM (Video & DVD)
Format: DVD - Color,Full Screen,Widescreen,Letterboxed - Closed-captioned
DVD Release Date: 12/19/2000
Original Release Date: 10/11/1987
Theatrical Release Date: 10/11/1987
Release Year: 2000
Run Time: 1hr 42min
Screens: Color,Full Screen,Widescreen,Letterboxed
Number of Discs: 1
SwapaDVD Credits: 1
Total Copies: 0
Members Wishing: 16
MPAA Rating: R (Restricted)
Subtitles: Spanish, French
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Member Movie Reviews

Reviewed on 7/12/2020...
The beginning and up to the middle was a real drag/boring and required a ton of 120X FF but it got going and was entertaining until the end.
Gregory R. (DGregory)
Reviewed on 1/27/2011...
Although dated, it is a good study in character motives. Joe Mantegna is the most believable in this noir film.

Movie Reviews

Meet the actual world of Gambling!
Ankur Mukherjee | 03/13/2010
(5 out of 5 stars)

"Very 'Precise', if said in one word. In this film you will witness day to day life characters, the plot is simplified but its not just about a psychiatrist getting acquainted with a gambler, its much more deeper than that. Joe Mantegna is simply brilliant, succeeds in playing the role of a gambler to perfection, he is very precise and shines with flamboyancy throughout the film. Lindsay Crouse is excellent and her chemistry with Mantegna is so strong and deep, you can't help but glue your eyes to the pair, every single dialogue, every single action or even a movement grabs your attention. The film gets dark slowly, situations slowly get unpredictable and then you start wondering whom to trust and whom not to. The film is wroth watching many times, its totally a joy ride."