Master of the Game
Master of the Game (2002)

A prisoner plays a dangerous game with his captors in this psychological drama set during World War II. In 1945, the war in Europe is in its final innings as Nazi Germany stands on the verge of collapse. Four soldiers escape from a… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: March 10, 2002
DVD Release Date: January 29, 2008
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David Blaylock
Village Voice

The predictability of this deadly serious film becomes overwhelming even for viewers lost daydreaming of Hogan's Heroes.

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Harvey S. Karten

Suspend disbelief and you'll respond to a fiercely intellectual exercise.

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V.A. Musetto
New York Post

Provides a few minor thrills, but overall is talky and implausible.

Chris Gore
Film Threat

A stunning piece of filmmaking.

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Joe Leydon

There's a provocative premise at the heart of Master of the Game, but uneven acting, indifferent direction and often laughably melodramatic dialogue blunt pointed ironies.

Ken Fox
TV Guide

A smartly written, resourcefully produced exercise in psychological suspense.

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