Game Night Movie Released February 23, 2018


New Line Cinema presents “Game Night.”

The “Game Night” action comedy is produced by Davis Entertainment/Aggregate Films, and distributed by Warner Bros. Pictures, and is rated R.

Jason Bateman (the “Horrible Bosses” films, “Arrested Development,” “Ozark”) and Oscar nominee Rachel McAdams (“Spotlight,” “Dr. Strange”) star as Max and Annie.

Max and Annie run a weekly couples game night, which gets a change of pace when Max’s charismatic brother, Brooks, arranges a murder mystery party, complete with fake thugs and faux federal agents. So, when Brooks is kidnapped, it’s all part of the game…right? But as the six uber-competitive gamers set out to solve the case and win, they begin to discover that neither this “game” — nor Brooks — are what they seem to be.

Over the course of one chaotic night, the friends discover they are in over their heads. It gets worse as each twist leads to another unexpected turn. This is a strange game. There are no rules, no points, and the players have no idea who all the other players are. Could this turn out to be the most fun they’ve ever had … or is it game over?

You have to watch to find out.

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Scene from Game Night. Photo: (c) 2018 Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc. and Ratpac-Dune Entertainment LLC

Game Night was written by Mark Perez (“Accepted”), and produced by John Davis (“Joy”), Jason Bateman, John Fox (“The Blacklist”), and James Garavente (“Bad Words”).

Executive producers were Toby Emmerich, Richard Brener, Michael Disco, Dave Neustadter, and Marc S. Fischer.

As well as Jason Bateman and Rachel McAdams, game Night stars Billy Magnussen (“Bridge of Spies,” “American Crime Story”), Sharon Horgan (“Catastrophe”), Lamorne Morris (“New Girl”), Kylie Bunbury (“Pitch”), Jesse Plemons (“Black Mass,” TV’s “Fargo”), Danny Huston (“Wonder Woman,” “X-Men Origins: Wolverine”), Chelsea Peretti (“Brooklyn Nine-Nine”), with Michael C. Hall (“Dexter,” “Six Feet Under”) and Kyle Chandler (“Manchester by the Sea,” “Bloodline”).

John Francis Daley and Jonathan Goldstein were the co-directors, following from their previous co-directed comedy “Vacation.”

Behind-the-scenes were director of photography Barry Peterson (“Central Intelligence,” “We’re the Millers”), Oscar-nominated production designer Michael Corenblith (“How the Grinch Stole Christmas,” “Apollo 13”), editors Jamie Gross (“Vacation”), Gregory Plotkin (“Get Out”) and David Egan (“Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Return”), and costume designer Debra McGuire (“Vacation,” “Ted”).

Music was composed by Cliff Martinez (“The Foreigner,” “War Dogs”).

“Game Night” was released worldwide on February 23, 2018.


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