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Game Over, Man! (2018)

TV-MA | | Action, Comedy | 23 March 2018 (USA)
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Three friends are on the verge of getting their video game financed when their benefactor is taken hostage by terrorists.

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Kyle Newacheck

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Anders Holm (screenplay by), Anders Holm (story by) | 3 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Adam Devine ... Alexxx
Anders Holm ... Darren
Blake Anderson ... Joel
Chloe Bridges ... Diana
Andrew Bachelor ... Stud
Aya Cash ... Cassie
Daniel Stern ... Mitch
Jamie Demetriou ... Mr. Ahmad
William B. Davis ... Ray Security
Neal McDonough ... Conrad
Rhona Mitra ... Erma
Sam Richardson ... Donald
Brad Kelly Brad Kelly ... Gavin
Steve Howey ... Rich
Mac Brandt ... Jared
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Storyline

Alexxx, Darren, and Joel are three losers who work as maids at a hotel and all have problems. Alexxx is an impulsive and immature manchild. Darren constantly vapes to avoid the world around. Joel is a closeted gay man whose sexuality is obvious to everyone except himself. When word gets out that social media influencer Bae Awadi is coming to their hotel, the three try to pitch their game idea to him. But when terrorists arrive and take hostages, including Bae, the three must man up and save the day.

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Some heroes are born. Others are maids.

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Action | Comedy

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

23 March 2018 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Perda Total See more »

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2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Neal McDonough and Jere Burns previously appeared together on Justified (2010). See more »

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The vape smoke from Darren disappears and reappears in between shots of Alexxx talking to him in the closet. See more »

Quotes

Joel: That is a man with a gun, he tried to cut off our dicks!
Rich: Oh fuck you you wish I touched your dick.
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References Home Alone 3 (1997) See more »

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Call On Me
Written by Will Jennings, Eric Prydz and Steve Winwood
Performed by Eric Prydz
Courtesy of Ultra Records, LLC / Ministry of Sound Recordings Ltd. / Wincraft Music Ltd.
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Game Over, Man!: Puerile.....fun?
22 March 2019 | by PlatypuschowSee all my reviews

3 housekeepers in a hotel must embrace their inner heroes when terrorists take over the building Nakatomi Plaza style

Starring the obnoxiously annoying Adam Devine and a host of cameo appearances from Steve-O to Donald Faison to Mark Cuban this is a slapstick Hollywood comedy that simply wasn't funny enough.

Game Over, Man! could be broken down into three categories.

1) The moments that are funny 2) The moments that are too annoying to be funny 3) The moments that are too serious to be funny

Sadly 2 & 3 combined make up the majority of the film and though there were a few laughs to be had there simply wasn't enough for a feature film.

I've always said that Hollywood has lost its way when it comes to comedy. The reason being the formula they use, it's almost as if they are taking drama scripts throwing a few jokes in and calling them comedies. I thought based on the trailer this would be a rare exception and would be wall to wall silliness and jokes but it falls into the same pitfall. I don't want angst I want laughs!

Game Over, Man! isn't terrible it just struggles with a patchy script, an undeserving cast and the above Hollywood tropes.

The Good:

Some laughs to be had

The Bad:

Adam Devine

Needless animal death

Not consistently funny enough


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