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The Games Maker (2014)

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Young Ivan Drago's newfound love of board games catapults him into the fantastical and competitive world of game invention, and pits him against the inventor Morodian, who has long desired ... See full summary »

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Juan Pablo Buscarini (screenplay), Pablo De Santis (based on the book by) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
David Mazouz ... Ivan Drago
Edward Asner ... Nicholas Drago (as Ed Asner)
Joseph Fiennes ... Morodian
Tom Cavanagh ... Mr. Drago
Valentina Lodovini ... Mrs. Drago
Megan Charpentier ... Anunciacion
Robert Verlaque ... Principal Possum
Alejandro Awada ... Engineer Gabler
Vando Villamil Vando Villamil ... Ramuz
Marta Lubos Marta Lubos ... Social Worker
Maiamar Abrodos Maiamar Abrodos ... Miss Blum
Corina Romero Corina Romero ... Professor Tremanti
Sean Mathieson ... Krebs
Nicolás Torcanowsky Nicolás Torcanowsky ... Bishop (as Nicolas Torcanovski)
Yola Mtilwa Yola Mtilwa ... Knight
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Young Ivan Drago's newfound love of board games catapults him into the fantastical and competitive world of game invention, and pits him against the inventor Morodian, who has long desired to destroy the city of Zyl, founded by Ivan's grandfather. To save his family and defeat Morodian, Ivan must come to know what it is to be a true Games Maker. Written by Anonymous

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An adventure beyond your imagination

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Adventure | Family

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TV-PG | See all certifications »
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Country:

Argentina | Canada | Italy

Language:

English

Release Date:

3 July 2014 (Argentina) See more »

Also Known As:

El inventor de juegos See more »

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Budget:

$6,000,000 (estimated)

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$4,437,634
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Dolby Digital

Color:

Color
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Based on a book written by Argentinian writer Pablo De Santis See more »

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Narrator: Everyone who loves board games knows that they're as numerous and diverse as life itself. Games of chance, ingenuity, strategy. Games that can be played alone, with a partner, or in a group. Some invented hundreds of years ago, and others only recently. But when board game enthusiasts are asked to choose an adventurous, fantastic, and thrilling game, The Life of Ivan Drago comes out on top.
Narrator: Where did the game come from? Was it the brain child of a great inventor? How it came to be ...
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Sooooooo worth it
7 July 2016 | by dwolivasSee all my reviews

Go into this with a clear head. One of those rare, perfect movie experiences that only works when what you're watching is a complete surprise. Reverse Flash (JD's brother) continues to drop killer surprise acting bombs, low budget directors can learn from how this film flashes through plot points and action without breaking the bank, and best of all, BATMAN. Best young actor alive in his craft, because you don't see Batman in this. You see Ivan Drago. Creepiest out-of-left-field villain of all time, that actor should be on Game of Thrones. More exposition takes place in a single shot in this movie than I've ever seen done on screen. I gave this a shot because David Mazouz, and wow. Just wow. Just watch. Then go watch Gotham and that one episode of the Office and then Gotham again. BECAUSE I'M BATMAN.


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