Dangerous Game
Dangerous Game (1993)

Celebrated indie filmmaker Eddie Israel (Harvey Keitel) heads to California to shoot his latest movie, Mother of Mirrors, an examination of a marriage in which the wife pressures her husband to abandon their formerly mutual sex-and-drugs… More

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Rated: R
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Genre: Drama
Release Date: January 1, 1993
DVD Release Date: July 26, 2005
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Critic Score: 31% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Sheila Johnston
Independent (UK)

Abel Ferrara has never been exactly a mainstream film-maker, but with Dangerous Game he wanders too deep into the margins, even for die-hard Ferrara addicts.

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David Nusair
Reel Film Reviews

...an uncommonly interminable experience.

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James Sanford
Kalamazoo Gazette

Dreary drivel from Madonna's "arty" phase

Nick Schager
Lessons of Darkness

One of [Ferrara's] most rewardingly challenging works.

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Cole Smithey

This twisted little trainwreck is amazing for the fact that it was ever even made.

Alex Sandell
Juicy Cerebellum

Had everything going for it, but then never really went anywhere.

Quentin Curtis
Independent on Sunday

It's especially good at showing how bad blood behind the camera can spill on to the screen.

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Spyder Darling
NY Rock

More dreadful than dangerous.

Rob Gonsalves

Among the movie's triumphs is that Madonna actually wakes up and gives a solid, believable performance.

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Flixster Audience Score: 44% Flixster User Reviews
Derek Daniels
I understood the premise of this film (about a filmmaker trying to get more and more out of his actors while fighting his own personal demons) but the movie was… More
Ina S
There is a good reason for the fact that nobody knows this film. Madonna should be banned from acting forever. I am truly ashamed to admit I actually own the… More
Sarah Prisbylla
A different type of film, it just didn't pull me in like I expected.
Christopher Brown
That's right! I like this film. Very much in fact. Hot on the heels on Ferrara's finest film, Bad Lieutenant, comes what is probably his most… More