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5.0 out of 5 stars Man is the prey
What if hunting for sport was taken to its extreme?

That's the chilling premise of "The Most Dangerous Game," an adaptation of Richard Connell's story about a madman who hunts other men for sport. It's a taut, tightly-written movie with some wonderfully shocking moments, and a sense of suspense that doesn't let up until the final seconds.

A ship is...
Published on Nov. 23 2006 by E. A Solinas

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3.0 out of 5 stars insane count hunts humans on his island
this is an old movie(1932).it's about an insane count who lives in a
castle on an island.every once in a while,a ship wreck occurs on the
island(not accidentally)and the count invites the survivors in,treating
them as guests at first.then,he drops the bombshell.he is the hunter
and they are the hunted.he hunts the people for sport,usually killing...
Published on Sept. 4 2007 by falcon


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3.0 out of 5 stars fine adventure-thriller, July 9 2001
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Byron Kolln (the corner where Broadway meets Hollywood) - See all my reviews
Fay Wray, Joel McCrea and Leslie Banks star in the entetaining adventure-thriller THE MOST DANGEROUS GAME.
Wray and McCrea are two people stranded on a lush tropical island, inhabited by the mad Count Zaroff who has a very strange hobby. He hunts humans, and proposes a dangerous mission in that if they survive, they will be free to leave the island. If not, Wray is his, and McCrea will be killed...
A fast-moving finale makes up for the creaky, talky start. The story really gets going after the first forty mintutes.
With Robert Armstrong, Noble Johnson and Hale Hamilton.
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5.0 out of 5 stars The Most Dangerous Game, June 15 2001
This review is from: The Most Dangerous Game (Criterion Collection) (DVD)
Shipwrecked McRae washed ashore on the island of Banks' Count Zaroff, a deranged sportsman with a flair for tracking humans. Guess who becomes the mad count's next target. Oft-told tale is compellingly related in this, the first of many using Richard Connell's famous short story. If deja vu sets in, don't worry. This production uses most of the scenery, staff, and cast from its studio cousin, "King Kong." Remade in 1945 as "A Game of Death" and in 1956 as "Run for the Sun." The Criterion Collection is a Must have.
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4.0 out of 5 stars Fun but campy..., Oct. 7 1999
This review is from: The Most Dangerous Game (Criterion Collection) (DVD)
...but then again it was made 67 years ago. Widescreen wasn't invented there ain't much your missing. One thing though. It's a good movie and way ahead of it's time (even if it's only 62 minutes long) and I was pleasantly surprised. It's the first ever movie in which humans are hunted for sport. I reccomend you buy it. Seriously...it's cool
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4.0 out of 5 stars Moody, classic thriller from KING KONG filmmakers., Oct. 1 1999
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Richard Connell's tale of a man who is shipwrecked on a deserted island unaware that it is ruled by a fanatical "big game" hunter. Tense, sometimes unrelentless action film is a must-have for any classic movie collector. Banks performance is terrifying.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Excellent service & product, Feb. 1 2013
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Excellent sur toute la ligne. Produit de première qualité et expédié rapidement !
Exactement comme promis et selon la réputation du fournisseur.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Most Excellent Release - 75th Anniversary Ed. in Color & B/W, Sept. 19 2012
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This review is for the 75th Anniversary Edition of The Most Dangerous Game from Legend Films. This RKO film from 1932 was originally shot at around the same time as the original King Kong, & it was made by many of the same people - Merian C. Cooper, Ernest B.Schoedsack, & it also stars Fay Wray. Many of the same sets were also used in the production. The plot: An evil Russian game hunter traps unsuspecting shipwreck survivors on his remote island and hunts them like animals for sport.
This version has been colorized, but it also features a fully restored black & white version - I am typically NOT a big fan of colorization. However, to produce a color version the producers needed to work from the best source materials available, so the image quality on both is top notch. Ray Harryhaussen oversaw the colorization process & made suggestions. There are tons of extras included, interviews, featurettes, & trailers. Unless you are willing to shell out big bucks for Criterion's excellent release, then this is undoubtedly the best way to go. You've also got the option on how you would like to view the film, I enjoyed both versions.
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4.0 out of 5 stars Department of Morbid Details, May 30 2000
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Milo Miles "doctornork" (Cambridge, MA USA) - See all my reviews
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Apparently a favorite of the never-captured Zodiac Killer, who wore a costume based on the hunter's outfit in this film.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Review, Oct. 26 2014
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M. A. Dean (Campbell River, British Columbia Canada) - See all my reviews
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Wonderful cast Excellent movie.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Criterion is the best, July 22 2011
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Marcia (Vancouver) - See all my reviews
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Since many have written of the awesome, original story. i will comment on the quality of the dvd. i owned a copy before criterion remastered it from the original 35 mm. composite fine-grain master. What a difference! Made in 1932 the transfer is not perfect and has a few flaws, but on the whole this version is worth every penny to get a decent copy of one of the best horror movies ever created based on a short story by Richard Connel. Audio commentary by film historian Brucce Eder. Subtitles added. 63 min. b & w. monoral. 1:33:1 aspect ratio.
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