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Games (1967)

Not Rated | | Thriller | 1 December 1967 (France)
A young couple who are into kinky "mind games" get more than they bargained for when a mysterious woman comes into their lives.

Director:

Curtis Harrington

Writers:

Gene R. Kearney (screenplay) (as Gene Kearney), Curtis Harrington (story) | 1 more credit »
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Nominated for 1 BAFTA Film Award. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Simone Signoret ... Lisa Schindler
James Caan ... Paul Montgomery
Katharine Ross ... Jennifer Montgomery
Don Stroud ... Norman
Kent Smith ... Harry Gordon
Estelle Winwood ... Miss Beattie
Marjorie Bennett ... Nora
Ian Wolfe ... Dr. Edwards
Anthony Eustrel ... Winthrop
Eloise Hardt Eloise Hardt ... Celia
George Furth ... Terry, Party Guest
Peter Brocco ... Count, Party Guest
William O'Connell ... Party Guest
Ena Hartman Ena Hartman ... Party Guest
Joanne Medley Joanne Medley ... Party Guest
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Storyline

A young hip New York couple, Jennifer and Paul Montgomery, love to play games. Jennifer is a wealthy heiress and inherited their New York brownstone from her mother. Paul for his part likes to spend her money and indulges his interests in modern art. They hold frequent parties and play their games. Into their lives appears Lisa Schindler, a door to door saleswoman. They decide to play one of their practical jokes on the grocery delivery man, Norman, where a supposedly jealous Paul accuses him of making advances to Jennifer, He shoots him twice - with blanks - and everyone has a laugh but the third shot kills him. In the days following his death Jennifer begins to hear noises in the house and seeing shadowy figures at the end of dark hallways. Is it all a game? Written by garykmcd

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Not Since 'Diabolique' Has Simone Signoret Played Such "Games" See more »

Genres:

Thriller

Certificate:

Not Rated | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

1 December 1967 (France) See more »

Also Known As:

Satanische Spiele See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Universal Pictures See more »
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

(DVD)

Sound Mix:

Mono (Westrex Recording System)

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

According to Writer and Director Curtis Harrington, the credited Set Decorator, provided by the studio, proved unusable, so he was given a paid vacation during the production. Costume Designer Morton Haack did the set decoration, but because this was against union rules, he was not credited for his work. See more »

Goofs

When Katherine Ross is traveling up in the lift with the candle stick; a spot can be seen to be being used to simulate light thrown by the candles. See more »

Quotes

Paul Montgomery: You take care of the gun, I'll take care of the body.
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Connections

Features The Ghost and Mr. Chicken (1966) See more »

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Want to play a game?
22 December 2004 | by BumpyRideSee all my reviews

I agree with others that this is a hard one to find, luckily I recorded it once years ago, but every now and then I dig it out and watch it. It's just a fun movie to watch with a great performance by Simone S. who dominates every scene she is in. This movie has atmosphere and an air of intimacy about it. The story may not be totally original but the originality of the characters overcomes any shortness of the script. Kooky Estelle Winwood is great as the "cat lady" who lives next door, who's always concerned about her savings coupons. The "Mod" decor of the 60's only enhances the funkiness to this movie. Scan the movie section and if you see it's going to be on by all means tune in and get turned on!


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