‘Hell of a game’
Gatlopp is a 2022 American comedy horror film about four reunited friends that play a supernatural board game. Also known as Gatlopp: Hell of a Game
Directed by Alberto Belli – making his feature film debut – from a screenplay written by Jim Mahoney who also stars. Produced by Leonora Darby, Sarah Gabriel, Marc Goldberg, James Harris and Mark Lane.
The movie also stars Emmy Raver-Lampman, Jon Bass, Sarunas J. Jackson, Shelley Hennig, John Ales, Amy Davidson, Patricia Belcher and Nancy Linehan Charles.
A group of old friends reunites for a nostalgic evening of fun and games after a decade apart. After one too many, they decide to play a drinking game, but it’s quickly revealed that this game comes with supernatural stakes.
Mischief leads to mayhem, and the group realizes that if they can’t come together to win the game by sunrise, they will be forced to play for eternity – in Hell itself…
“Above all else, Gatlopp is a great comedy that builds up a lovable cast of characters to root for. Game Night surely shares a couple of similarities thematically, yet Gatlopp is ultimately an original and zippy watch […] Briskly paced with the ample randomness and gotcha surprises from a real-life board game…” 3.5/5 Josh at the Movies
“Belli does a fine job at the helm, working from Mahoney’s sharp screenplay, and he balances the fear and the funny well. The four leads are great, investing their characters with verve and making them each flawed but wholly likable. That means that the characters are well worth getting invested in […] Gatlopp is a lot of fun…” 3.5/5 The Scariest Things
In North America, XYZ Films will release Gatlopp On-Demand (VOD) and Digital on June 16, 2022.
In the UK, Signature Entertainment will release Gatlopp on Digital on June 27, 2022.
Cast and characters:
Jim Mahoney … Paul
Emmy Raver-Lampman … Sam
Jon Bass … Cliff
Sarunas J. Jackson … Troy
Shelley Hennig … Alice
John Ales … Andre
Amy Davidson … Briana
Patricia Belcher … Virginia
Nancy Linehan Charles … Sheila
Kate Cobb … Caroline
Menik Gooneratne … Nicole
Jeff Meacham … 80’s Aerobic Announcer
Casey Mills … Rey
Jeffrey Larson … Brian
Marilyn Tokuda … Emily
Ryan Q. Tran … Fan Boy
Tony Nunes … Frumpy Guy