Gamer [videorecording] / Lionsgate and Lakeshore Entertainment present a Lakeshore Entertainment/Lionsgate production, a Neveldine/Taylor film ; produced by Tom Rosenberg, Gary Lucchesi, Skip Williamson, Richard Wright ; written by Neveldine & Taylor ; directed by Neveldine/Taylor
- Uniform Title:
- Gamer (Motion picture : 2009)
- Santa Monica, Calif. : Lionsgate, 
- Physical Description:
- 1 videodisc (95 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
- Additional Creators:
- Rosenberg, Tom, Lucchesi, Gary, Williamson, Skip, Wright, Richard, 1960 August 1-, Neveldine, Mark, Taylor, Brian, Butler, Gerard, 1969-, Hall, Michael C., 1971-, Valletta, Amber, 1974-, Lerman, Logan, 1992-, Crews, Terry, 1968-, Ludacris (Rapper), Sedgwick, Kyra, Williamson, Robert, Zanelli, Geoff, 1974-, Pollack, Ekkehart, Lions Gate Films (Santa Monica, Calif.), and Lakeshore Entertainment (Firm)
- Language Note:
- English dialogue, English or Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned.
- Kable is the superstar and cult hero of the ultraviolent Slayers. Kable is controlled by Simon, a young gamer with rock star status who continues to defy all odds by guiding Kable to victory each week. Taken from his family, imprisoned, and forced to fight against his will, the modern-day gladiator must survive long enough to escape the game, free his family, regain his identity, and save mankind from this ruthless technology.
- Audience Notes:
- MPAA rating: R; for frenetic sequences of strong brutal violence throughout, sexual content, nudity, and language.
- Title from container.
Originally released as a motion picture in 2009.
Special features: Audio commentary with the filmmakers and cast members (writers/directors Neveldine/Taylor and actors Amber Valletta, Alison Lohman and Terry Crews); "Inside the game:" making-of documentary; "First person shooter: the evolution of Red" featurette capturing the video technology revealed; never before seen theatrical trailer: The "Doobie-ness" cut: cut for the film by the filmmakers but ultimately deem too radical for audiences.
Description based on surrogate.
- Creation/Production Credits Note:
- Director of photography, Ekkehart Pollack ; editor, Peter Amundson ; music, Robert Williamson, Geoff Zanelli.
- Participant/Performer Note:
- Gerard Butler, Michael C. Hall, Amber Valletta, Logan Lerman, Terry Crews, Chris 'Ludacris' Bridges, Kyra Sedgwick.
- Technical Details:
- DVD, region 1, widescreen presentation, Dolby Digital 5.1 Surround.
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