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Gerald's Game (2017)

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While trying to spice up their marriage in their remote lake house, Jessie must fight to survive when her husband dies unexpectedly, leaving her handcuffed to their bed frame.

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Mike Flanagan

Writers:

Mike Flanagan (screenplay by), Jeff Howard (screenplay by) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Carla Gugino ... Jessie Burlingame
Bruce Greenwood ... Gerald Burlingame
Chiara Aurelia ... Young Jessie
Carel Struycken ... Moonlight Man
Henry Thomas ... Tom
Kate Siegel ... Sally
Adalyn Jones Adalyn Jones ... Maddie
Bryce Harper ... James
Gwendolyn Mulamba Gwendolyn Mulamba ... Judge McGarnagle
James Flanagan James Flanagan ... Court Clerk
Dori Lumpkin Dori Lumpkin ... Teenage Girl
Natalie Roers ... Reporter #1
Nikia Reynolds Nikia Reynolds ... Reporter #2
Bill Riales Bill Riales ... Reporter #3
Chuck Borden Chuck Borden ... Court Officer #1
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Storyline

When a harmless game between a married couple in a remote retreat suddenly becomes a harrowing fight for survival, wife Jessie must confront long-buried demons within her own mind - and possibly lurking in the shadows of her seemingly empty house. Written by Intrepid Pictures

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

Some games you play, some you survive.

Genres:

Drama | Horror | Thriller

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TV-MA | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

29 September 2017 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Gerald's Game See more »

Filming Locations:

Mobile, Alabama, USA See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Intrepid Pictures See more »
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Bruce Greenwood is fifteen years and seventeen days older than his on screen wife Carla Gugino. See more »

Goofs

During the talk Jesse had with her father in her room, they were shown sitting down on the right side of the bed. After Jesse's father leaves the room, she collapses onto it. However, the next shot shows her lying down with her feet dangling from the left side of the bed. See more »

Quotes

Gerald Burlingame: Isn't this why we came up here? To spice things up and try and push the boundaries?
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Connections

References Bag of Bones (2011) See more »

Soundtracks

Bring It on Home to Me
Performed by Sam Cooke
Written by Sam Cooke
Courtesy of ABKCO Music & Records, Inc. and Sony Music Entertainment
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6/5000 terrific
29 September 2017 | by gurcanozturkSee all my reviews

One of the best Stephen king adaptations I've watched.Carla Gugino plays a really remarkable performance. I am so impressed while watching the film. The movie is as attractive as the book. I hope Netflix will make more Stephen King adaptations. I loved it very much. And the form of handling child abuse was also very sensitive and subtle.


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