The Player (1992)
- 2hr 4m
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This brilliant satire, styled as a murder mystery, is the best insider's view of Hollywood since Sunset Boulevard. [15 Dec 1992, p.A16(E)]
What M.A.S.H. did to service comedies, what McCabe and Mrs. Miller did to westerns, what The Long Goodbye did to detective pictures, The Player does the to Hollywood success story. [24 April 1992]
Remarkable also for the uniform excellence of its cast, and for the pleasure [Altman's] actors take in the wide berth he allows them. [24 Apr 1992]
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Movie Info & Cast
- Tim Robbins
- Greta Scacchi
- Fred Ward
- Whoopi Goldberg
- Peter Gallagher
- Brion James
- Cynthia Stevenson
- Vincent D'Onofrio
- Dean Stockwell
- Richard E. Grant
Did You Know?
- Scenes with Jeff Daniels playing golf in a surgeon's gown at a hospital, and Patrick Swayze showing off karate moves were filmed, but cut.
- Leg and sneaker visible reflecting in the grille of Griffin's Rolls Royce.
- Detective Susan Avery: Mr. Mill, have you been going to detective school?
- Griffin Mill: No, actually, we're doing a... a movie right now, called Lonely Room, and Scott Glenn plays a detective much like yourself.
- Detective Susan Avery: Is he a black woman?