Top 12 Game Night Movie Facts

Following is our collection of Game Night facts. Handpicked and verified, these little-known details can be obscure enough most people will miss. These behind the scene easter eggs and hidden messages will give you another view of Game Night film message.

In the movie Game Night, Ryan says that the kidnappers voice sounds like a scary monster. In the end credits scene, we see the voice changer used and it is set to "monster".
In the movie Game Night, Ryan says that the kidnappers voice sounds like a scary monster. In the end credits scene, we see the voice changer used and it is set to "monster".
In the movie Game Night, after the kidnappers call with their demands, Billy Magnussen's character says the guy had a scary monster voice. His date tells him it was just a voice changer. During the credits, a voice changer is briefly shown with the 'monster' button pressed down.
In the movie Game Night, after the kidnappers call with their demands, Billy Magnussen's character says the guy had a scary monster voice. His date tells him it was just a voice changer. During the credits, a voice changer is briefly shown with the 'monster' button pressed down.

Game Night Easter Eggs

Hidden objects, characters, easter eggs, and their meanings are wonderful ways to discover the filmmaker's perspectives of any given movie.

  • If you pause during the lock scene, there's an url to a real life game with riddles and prizes

  • The character Ryan Huddle acts like an idiot but is actually a Harvard Alumni.

Game Night Hidden Details

The characters re-enact several common party games over the course of the film: Hot Potato (with the egg), Operation (bullet), Jenga (stacking the furniture to escape).

1 - While Max & Annie are kissing in the beginning of the movie, the train scrolling header reads "DONT TRUST GARY"
While Max & Annie are kissing in the beginning of the movie, the train scrolling header reads "DONT TRUST GARY"

The reader board on the train gives a warning not to trust an unmet character.

1 - The final clue to the game that Ryan and Sarah bribe for early in the movie is "look in your jacket pocket". Later in the movie Brooks tells Max to look in his jacket pocket which is where he finds the keys to the stingray.
The final clue to the game that Ryan and Sarah bribe for early in the movie is "look in your jacket pocket". Later in the movie Brooks tells Max to look in his jacket pocket which is where he finds the keys to the stingray.
1 - The establishing shots of Max & Annie's neighbourhood in 'Game Night'(2018) are filmed using tilt-shift which creates the illusion that the houses are miniature game pieces.
The establishing shots of Max & Annie's neighbourhood in 'Game Night'(2018) are filmed using tilt-shift which creates the illusion that the houses are miniature game pieces.

The final clue ("Check your jacket pocket") is revealed when Ryan and Sarah bribe Glenda (Chelsea Peretti) at the murder mystery office. They don't understand it because Brooks (Kyle Chandler) rigged the game for Max (Jason Bateman) to win, so the clue is meant for him specifically.

Max has the word "death" imposed on his forehead. This is because he brings death.

Game Night poster
Game Night poster

Game Night Plot

A group of friends who meet regularly for game nights find themselves entangled in a real-life mystery when the shady brother of one of them is seemingly kidnapped by dangerous gangsters.

Cast and Details

Here are the full cast and crew of Game Night. The goofs, crazy credits, and trivia they have performed may have not taken your attention. Some are hidden for a reason, while others randomly forgotten.

Genre Action, Comedy, Crime, Mystery
Director John Francis Daley
Stars Jason Bateman, Rachel McAdams, Kyle Chandler, Sharon Horgan
IMDB score 6.9