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The Player (1992)

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Starring (View all)
Tim Robbins Tim Robbins
Griffin Mill
Greta Scacchi Greta Scacchi
June Gudmundsdottir
Fred Ward Fred Ward
Walter Stuckel
Whoopi Goldberg Whoopi Goldberg
Detective Avery
Peter Gallagher Peter Gallagher
Larry Levy
Brion James Brion James
Joel Levison
Cynthia Stevenson Cynthia Stevenson
Bonnie Sherow
Vincent D Vincent D'Onofrio
David Kahane


Written by
Michael Tolkin Michael Tolkin
(screenplay)


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A very good movie

10 years, 8 months ago at Jan 7 13:58
I already saw this movie but since it was a while back, I was really eager to check it out again. I have to admit that I still have to check most of Robert Altman’s older movies but from all the movies I have seen directed by this master so far, it remains by far my favourite one. It seems to be a little bit forgotten nowadays but I think it’s a shame because it is actually quite a spellbindin... read more
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A studio script screener gets on the bad side of a writer by not accepting his script. The writer is sending him threatening postcards. The screener tries to identify the writer in order to pay him off so he'll be left alone, and then in a case of mistaken identity gone awry, he accidentally gives the writer solid ammunition for blackmail. This plot is written on a backdrop of sleazy Hollywood deals and several subplots involving the politics of the industry.
Release date: 8 May 1992
UPC: 794043403224
Tags: Drama (11), Comedy (8), Hollywood (7), Blackmail (7), Thriller (6), Murder (6), 1990s (6), Crime (5), 1992 (5), Writer (5), Satire (4), Investigation (4), Mystery (3), Revenge (3), Romance (3), Obsession (3), Secretary (3), Usa (2), Detective (2), Suspense (2)
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