The Game is a 1997 American film directed by David Fincher, written by John Brancato and Michael Ferris, and produced by Ceán Chaffin and Steve Golin. It is distributed by Polygram Filmed Entertainment and released on September 12, 1997 in theaters.
Nicholas Van Orton (Michael Douglas) is a successful investment banker who is about to celebrate his 48th birthday which is the age at which his father committed suicide. His brother, Conrad (Sean Penn), shows up unexpectedly with an unusual gift. He gives Nicholas a card for Consumer Recreation Services. After he visits the CSR offices strange things begin to happen to him. Is it just a game or something more?