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The Ugly Truth star Gerard Butler returns to the action fold as Kable, the unwilling anti-hero of the violent near-future gaming phenomenon Slayers – an online game that allows players to control death row prisoners. Created by gazillionaire mogul Ken Castle (Michael C Hall) – who at one point demonstrates his puppet-master fortitude by performing a Bob Fosse-esque rendition of ‘I’ve Got You Under My Skin’ – this humans-in-harm’s-way competition is really a smokescreen for… world domination!

Mark Neveldine and Brian Taylor (Crank) direct with their usual flashy brio, and basso profundo Keith David has a sublime cameo as a cop indignant at the thought of a pistachio butter sandwich. Yes, it’s that kind of movie, folks.
Keith Uhlich

By Laura Chubb
Time Out Dubai,


  • Duration: 95
  • Released: Thu, 15 Oct
  • Classification: 18+
  • Language: English
  • Director: Mark Neveldine and Brian Taylor
  • Stars: Gerard Butler, Amber Valletta, Michael C. Hall, Kyra Sedgwick, Logan Lerman, Alison Lohman, Terry Crews, Ramsey Moore, Ludacris, Aaron Yoo, Jonathan Chase, Dan Callahan, Brighid Fleming, Johnny Whitworth, Keith Jardine

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