The Game (1997) Movie poster and book cover compared.

The Game

David Fincher, 1997

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The Game
Jeff Rovin, 1997

NOVELIZATION

The Game is a movie novelization written by Jeff Rovin in 1997 and based on the movie of the same name, directed by David Fincher in 1997. The movie features Michael Douglas, Deborah Kara Unger, Sean Penn, James Rebhorn, Peter Donat, Carroll Baker, and others.

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RATING

7.7

/ 10

Movie Poster: The Game (David Fincher, 1997)

7.1

/ 10

Book Cover: The Game (Jeff Rovin, 1997)

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Storyline

Nicholas Van Orton, a successful businessman, lives a well-ordered life – until an unexpected birthday gift from his brother destroys it all. Like it or not, Nicholas has been enrolled in a game that begins quietly but soon erupts in a rush of devastating events. Van Orton has to win this deadly game or lose control of everything in his life.

Movie vs Book

Poster of The Game, the 1997 movie by David Fincher

Year

1997

Minutes

129

Movie Rate

7.70

Source: IMDb

Cover of The Game, the 1997 book by Jeff Rovin

Year

1997

Pages

224

Book Rate

7.10

S: Goodreads

Book

The Game

Country: USA

First published in: 1997

Length: 224 pages

Genre: Fiction

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Poster of The Game, the 1997 movie by David Fincher

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IS IT WORTH READING?

Cover of The Game, the 1997 book by Jeff Rovin

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4 votes

2 votes

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