Prophet's Game

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  • R
  • 2000
  • 1 hr 46 min
  • 4.8  (1,156)

In the year 2000, the movie Prophet's Game was released, directed by David Worth, starring Dennis Hopper, Stephanie Zimbalist and Robert Yocum. The movie is a psychological thriller that takes the audience on a ride through a maze of psychological games. The story of Prophet's Game revolves around the life of Vincent Swan, played by Dennis Hopper, an ex-cop who has turned into a private investigator. Swan is hired to investigate the deaths of two high school students who have died mysteriously. However, the case turns out to be more complicated than he initially anticipates.

Soon, Swan finds himself involved in a dangerous game set up by a man who calls himself "The Prophet," played by Robert Yocum. The Prophet has targeted Swan's mind by setting up a series of psychological games that test the limits of Swan's dedication to his profession and his humanity.

Through the course of the movie, it becomes clear that the Prophet knows more about Swan's past than he should, which leads Swan to believe that the game isn't only about the death of the two high school students.

In his pursuit to unravel the mystery behind the Prophet, Swan seeks the help of art dealer Nancy Tilden, played by Stephanie Zimbalist. Tilden is also drawn into the game, caught between the Prophet's twisted mind games and her loyalty towards helping Swan.

As Swan and Tilden work together to solve the mystery, it becomes clear that the Prophet is no ordinary individual. He has been manipulating events from behind the scenes, and his ulterior motive is to manipulate Swan's psyche to the point where he can control his thoughts.

The storyline of Prophet's Game is captivating and keeps the audience guessing with well-timed twists and turns. The character arcs of the protagonists are well-developed and add layers to the story, as we witness Swan's transformation from a by-the-books investigative cop to a man confronting his own mortality.

The acting in Prophet's Game is top-notch, as we witness Hopper deliver an outstanding performance as the troubled ex-cop who is caught up in a dangerous game. Zimbalist also plays her role with aplomb, balancing curiosity and caution as she aids Swan in his quest to uncover the truth.

The production design of the movie is noteworthy, with the film's atmosphere contributing significantly to the overall mood of the story. The film is set in a dark and murky environment, with well-executed lighting that adds to the tension in every scene.

The musical score of the movie is also well-done, with composer Eric Allaman creating a haunting background score that complements the mood of the film perfectly.

Overall, Prophet's Game is an enigmatic and thrilling movie that will keep the audience engaged from start to finish. The film is a perfect blend of psychological drama, suspense and mystery that will keep the viewers guessing until the very end. Dennis Hopper's performance in the lead role is indeed a highlight, and the storyline is both captivating and thought-provoking. It's a must-watch for fans of psychological thrillers.

Prophet's Game is a 2000 thriller with a runtime of 1 hour and 46 minutes. It has received mostly poor reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 4.8.

Prophet's Game
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    4.8  (1,156)