Gamer (2009)

Gamer was released on DVD on January 19, 2010
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Storyline:

GAMER is a high-concept action thriller set in a near future when gaming and entertainment have evolved into a terrifying new hybrid. Humans control other humans in mass-scale, multi-player online games: people play people… for keeps. Mind-control technology is widespread, and at the heart of the controversial games is its creator, reclusive billionaire Ken Castle (Michael C. Hall). His latest brainchild, the first-person shooter game “Slayers,” allows millions to act out their most savage fantasies online in front of a global audience, using real prisoners as avatars with whom they fight to the death.

Kable (300’s Gerard Butler) is the superstar and cult hero of the ultraviolent “Slayers.” Kable is controlled by Simon, a young gamer with rock star status who continues to defy all odds by guiding Kable to victory each week. Taken from his family, imprisoned and forced to fight against his will, the modern day gladiator must survive long enough to escape the game to free his family, regain his identity and to save mankind from Castle’s ruthless technology.

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On DVD:

US DVD Release Date January 19, 2010
UK DVD Release Date UK - Not announced
Australia DVD Release Date AU - Not announced

In Theaters:

Complete Movie Details

Run time 105 Minutes
Theater Release Date September 4, 2009
DVD and Blu-ray Release Date January 19, 2010
Actors Gerard Butler, Michael C. Hall, Kyra Sedgwick, Ludacris, John Leguizamo, Milo Ventimiglia, Alison Lohman, Logan Lerman, Amber Valletta, Terry Crews, Zoe Bell, Johnny Whitworth
Directed by Mark Neveldine, Brian Taylor
Writer(s) ,
Studio Lionsgate
MPAA R (Rated R for frenetic sequences of strong brutal violence throughout, sexual content, nudity and language)
Gross $20,488,579
Genre(s) Action, Suspense
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