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Funny Games
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One of the best movies ever made

4 years, 3 months ago at Sep 7 7:58
1 vote
To be honest, I'm usually not really a fan of psychopath/serial killer movies. I mean, they are most of the time entertaining but they are never really great, at least, that’s my opinion but this movie is the exception. Indeed, I thought was so thoughtful , complex and really spellbinding to watch. I saw it again not so long ago and once again, it completely blew my mind. One thing I found real... read more

Silly

1 year, 10 months ago at Feb 2 18:07
1 vote
Michael Haneke once stated that the intention behind 'Funny Games' was that, if you couldn't watch it all the way through, then you didn't need to.

I'm not sure about that. I don't think I like the idea that a film director knows better than I do what I need to watch, or what I don't need to watch. I did watch 'Funny Games' all the way through, and it's a movie about two guys who to... read more

Irritating and Unwatchable.

3 months, 3 weeks ago at Aug 31 9:48
1 vote
Let me be honest here, i'm not familiar with the director, but if this is what he usually do? then i will never watch another movie of him.

The story goes like this: two guys enters a family vacations home, kill their dog, kick the father on the leg, so he can't walk and start asking some stupid question just to irritate the viewer, the two guys look very normal and polite, they use... read more
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Description: Georg and Anna, and their son Georgie, are traveling to their lakeside summer home. Upon arrival, Georg and Georgie head off to the lake for sailing while Anna prepares dinner in the kitchen. The serenity is shattered by a young man named Peter, who knocks at the door asking to borrow some eggs. The unwanted visitor is joined by Paul, ... (more)
Release date: 11 March 1998
UPC: 720917505527
Austria (17), Thriller (15), 1990s (15), Drama (12), Horror (12), Violence (9), 1997 (9), Crime (9), Torture (8), Disturbing (8), Austrian (7), Hostage (7), Murder (6), Vacation (6), Post Modern (4), Sadism (4), Dog (4), Lake (4), Television (4), Broken Leg (4)
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Pretty good, the remake was also very good as well. None of them differ really but this one was better, I mean why would it not be. It was very fast paced, and everyone acted great.

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THANK YOU!!! I felt like I was the only one who couldn't stand this movie. I thought this movie was just annoying and not disturbing at all. Most of the acting was terrible except for Ulrich Mühe and
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Irritating and Unwatchable.

“Let me be honest here, i'm not familiar with the director, but if this is what he usually do? then i will never watch another movie of him.

The story goes like this: two guys enters a family vacations home, kill their dog, kick the father on the leg, so he can't walk and start asking some stupid question just to irritate the viewer, the two guys look very normal and polite, they use proper language and ask nicely which makes it really irritating to watch as you set just angry and annoyed the entire time.

When the kid escape, you start hoping that this is going to end nicely like most movies, but then the director kills your hope when the ” read more

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“It's that time of the year yet again - the sun is shining, bright blue skies are up above, and a rich, upper-class Austrian family decide to go away on holiday. They're bourgeois. Husband Georg, wife Anna, son Georgie and their pet dog Rolfi soon make their arrival at their idyllic holiday house. Two ostensibly harmless and kind young men, Peter and Paul, are introduced to the family by their closest neighbour, Fred. It's only after the pair begin harassing the family, wasting their time, repeatedly requesting eggs, and causing general annoyance, that they forcefully invade their holiday house, and proceed to hold them captive, whilst engaging them in cold, cruel sadistic games based on the struggle between life and death.

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