R | | Drama, Mystery, Thriller
After a wealthy banker is given an opportunity to participate in a mysterious game, his life is turned upside down when he becomes unable to distinguish between the game and reality.
The film cast includes three Oscar winners: Sean Penn, Michael Douglas and Spike Jonze; and two Oscar nominees: Armin Mueller-Stahl and Carroll Baker.
They won't leave me alone! I'm a goddam human piñata!
Nicholas confronts one of CRS's employees at the Zoo trying to find out who is in charge. The employee tells him "This is extremely dangerous." Nicholas replies, "No, you don't understand. Right now, I ... am extremely dangerous." at which point the sound of his gun being cocked is heard. He then puts the gun to the employee's neck but the gun is not cocked.
The opening credits shatter in the form of jigsaw puzzle pieces in Reference to the Film's title.
English, Cantonese, German
$14,337,029 (USA) (14 September 1997)
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