Ripley's Game

"Very Good"

Ripley's Game Review


Did this movie ever come out theatrically? I would have at least thought it would have found its way here on video, but no, I discovered Ripley's Game on IFC, of all places. This follow-up to The Talented Mr. Ripley (no cast or crew involved, but it's based on another Patricia Highsmith book (the third of five) about Tom Ripley) stars John Malkovich in the role of the older Ripley, this time working as a forged art dealer and relatively callous, spare-time murderer. Ripley convinces a dying man (Dougray Scott) to commit a murder for him, after which all hell breaks loose. Malkovich steals the show and director Liliana Cavani (The Night Porter) does a perfectly serviceable job. See also The American Friend -- Malkovich makes a way better Ripley than Dennis Hopper.


Ripley's Game

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Run time: 110 mins

In Theaters: Friday 7th February 2003

Distributed by: New Line Cinema

Reviews

Contactmusic.com: 3.5 / 5

Rotten Tomatoes: 96%
Fresh: 22 Rotten: 1

IMDB: 6.7 / 10

Cast & Crew

Director:

Starring: as Tom Ripley, as Reeves, Uwe Mansshardt as Terry, as Art Dealer, as Franco

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