Game Night

Game Night

Game Night

Friends who meet for game nights find themselves solving a murder mystery in this comedy from the directors of Vacation, starring Jason Bateman and Rachel McAdams.

Max and Annie's weekly couples' game night gets kicked up a notch when Max’s charismatic brother, Brooks (Kyle Chandler, Manchester by the Sea), arranges a murder mystery party, complete with fake thugs and faux federal agents. So when Brooks gets 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 discover that neither this “game” — nor Brooks — are what they seem to be. Over the course of one chaotic night, the friends find themselves increasingly in over their heads as each twist leads to another unexpected turn.

2018Rating: MA15+, Strong comedic violence100 minsUSA
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Game Night / Reviews

Flicks, Tony Stamp

Flicks, Tony Stamp

Game Night shares its directors with the execrable Vacation, which should trigger alarm bells for discerning viewers. However the same duo worked on the script for Spiderman: Homecoming, which was pretty great, and co-director John Francis Daley gets a lifetime pass just for being in Freaks and Geeks.

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Variety

Variety

There’s a nagging speck of humanity, or at least reasonably quick and cutting marital satire, that keeps the movie afloat.

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Time Out

Time Out

Lumpy lowbrow humour and characters as thin as a Monopoly board mar Game Night, a comedy with an irresistible premise, but that only.

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The New York Times

The New York Times

Ms. McAdams is one of cinema's most accomplished and appealing comic actresses. It's almost heartbreaking to contemplate how amazing she would be in a new comedy that was more than intermittently O.K.

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The Guardian

The Guardian

A talented cast, including Jason Bateman, Rachel McAdams and Sharon Horgan, ensure that this hit-and-miss caper remains snappy, if forgettable, fun.

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Sydney Morning Herald

Sydney Morning Herald

A smooth blend of clever sight gags and sharp dialogue delivered by an ensemble who clearly enjoy keeping up the pace.

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Rolling Stone

Rolling Stone

Farce is a beast to get right in movies. The fact that Game Night hits the mark more often than it hits a wall is cause for cheering. Jason Bateman and Rachel McAdams make sure its always party time. Talk about fun company. They're it.

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Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles Times

A four-hour documentary pitting Bateman against McAdams in an epic Settlers of Catan match-up would have been significantly more interesting ...

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Hollywood Reporter

Hollywood Reporter

There are chuckles here and there, but a striking absence of belly laughs...

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