Surviving the Game
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The Richard Connell short story, The Most Dangerous Game, has been adapted for the screen many times. In this updated version, the rapper-actor Ice-T plays Mason, a homeless man whose best friend and his dog both die on the same day. Cole (Charles S. Dutton, a relief worker, tells Mason that there's a job available that entails leading a hunting expedition in the mountains of the Pacific Northwest. The desperate Mason signs on. The hunting party is led by two CIA agents, Burns (Rutger Hauer) and Hawkins (Gary Busey), and it includes a business executive, Wolfe, Sr. (F. Murray Abraham), his… More

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Rotten Tomatoes Score: 27%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"A film that shines mostly for the interesting performances by the cast of character actors."
‑ Felix Vasquez Jr., Cinema Crazed
"Did someone say guilty pleasure?"
‑ Clint Morris, Moviehole
"A guilty pleasure made memorable by a lot of good actors hamming it up as villains."
‑ Chuck O'Leary, Fantastica Daily
"Not a bad twist on "The Most Dangerous Game," but a lot more could have been done with it."
‑ Rob Thomas, Capital Times (Madison, WI)
"This thoroughly absurd action flick that thinks it has some sort of social conscience, badly needs a what-the-heck-were-they-thinking smack upside the head to humble it."
‑ MaryAnn Johanson, Flick Filosopher
"Cheesy take-off of "The Most Dangerous Game," although it's got a lot of low-rent b-movie energy."
‑ Scott Weinberg,
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