Gamer is a 2009 science fiction action thriller film written and directed by Mark Neveldine and Brian Taylor. The film stars Gerard Butler as an unwilling participant in an online game in which participants can control human beings as players. Gamer was released in North America and the United Kingdom on September 4, 2009.
Set in the near future, a time when mind-control technology has taken society by storm. Humans control other humans in a mass-scale, multiplayer online game. Reclusive billionaire Ken Castle has created the controversial form of entertainment, "Slayers," a hugely popular game that allows millions to act out their innermost desires and fantasies -- online -- in front of a global audience. Gaming has... See Full DescriptionGenres:Action/Adventure and Thriller Release Date:September 4th, 2009 (wide) MPAA Rating:R for frenetic sequences of strong brutal violence throughout, sexual content, nudity and language. Distributors:Lionsgate See Full Details