DirectorStephen Hopkins Music directorLes Gock, Steve Ball CountryAustralia
Release date1987 WriterJon Ezrine (additional material), David Groom (developer), Stephen Hopkins (additional material), Michael Ralph (original script), Peter West (screenplay) DirectorsStephen Hopkins, David Lewis ScreenplayStephen Hopkins, Jon Ezrine, Peter West, David Groom, Michael Ralph CastMiles Buchanan (David), Marcus Graham (Jack), Steven Grives (Murphy), Kathryn Walker (Kathryn), Sandie Lillingston (Ziggy), John Polson (Tony) Similar moviesRelated Stephen Hopkins movies
Taglinefast driving...spine chilling...people are dying to play.
Dangerous Game is a 1987 Australian slasher film directed by Stephen Hopkins.
Jack Hayward (Marcus Graham) is a computer hacker who breaks into a department store at night with his friends for thrills, but are then locked in by a former cop turned security guard named Patrick Murphy (Steven Grives), who had been suspended from his previous job by Jack and his friends. This cat-and-mouse game becomes a fight for survival when Tony (John Polson) is murdered by Murphy and his friends are next.
Miles Buchanan as David
Marcus Graham as Jack
Steven Grives as Patrick Murphy
Kathryn Walker as Kathryn
Sandie Lillingston as Ziggy
John Polson as Tony
The set built by Igor Nay was one of the largest ever built for an Australian film.
Dangerous Game has no approval rating on Rotten Tomatoes but currently holds a 20% Audience Score.
According to Stephen Hopkins the film sold well at Cannes because "at that time it was quite cool to be Australian'."