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While some avid players might dream of the day they can step into their favorite video game, for Kable (Gerard Butler) this high-tech reality is a nightmare. Remotely controlled by a young gamer named Simon (Logan Lerman), Kable is forced to be the first-person-shooter in this violent form of entertainment created by a reclusive billionaire (Michael C. Hall). Hoping to gain his freedom, the gladiator-like pawn is desperately trying to reach "Game Over." Get the movie review and more. »


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Drugs/Alcohol: --
Run Time: 94
Theater Release: 04 Sep 2009
Video Release: 19 Jan 2010
MPAA Rating: R
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Why Is Gamer Rated R?

This additional information about the movie’s content is taken from the notes of various Canadian Film Classification boards:


-Frequent violence, including the use of guns, weapons, and hand-to-hand combat (blood and detail shown).

- Several scenes of explicit violence depicting shootings, stabbings, fighting, burning and dismemberment.

- Depictions of gruesome deaths (blood and detail shown).

- Frequent disturbing and gory scenes.

Sexual Content:

-Use of crude sexual references and innuendo.

- Breast and buttock nudity shown in sexual and non-sexual contexts.

- Implied sexual activity and sexually suggestive scenes.

- Fondling, embracing and kissing.


- Frequent use of the sexual expletive in a non-sexual context.

- Frequent use of scatological slang, profanity, cursing and vulgar expressions.

- Use of ethno-cultural and sexual slurs.

Drug and Alcohol Use:

- Tobacco use

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