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Directed by Roger Christian, and written by Floyd Byars (screenplay), "Masterminds" (also known as "Masterminds - la guerra dei geni", "Masterminds - Das Duell") is an Action/Thriller/Comedy film, released on August 22 of 1997 in the USA , starring Patrick Stewart, Vincent Kartheiser, Brenda Fricker, Matt Craven, Annabelle Gurwitch and Jon Abrahams.

The criminal mastermind of the century just met his match...

Who is the director of "Masterminds":

Masterminds was directed by Roger Christian, an English director, writer, art director, and producer.

Before directing Masterminds, Roger Christian had directed The Final Cut, released in 1995, Nostradamus (1994), Starship (1985), The Sender (1982). Since, he directed Battlefield Earth: A Saga of the Year 3000, released in 2000, American Daylight (2004), Bandido (2004).

When was "Masterminds" released:

Masterminds was initially released on Friday, August 22, 1997, in the United States. Other films released on Friday, August 22, 1997 are A Smile Like Yours (dir. Keith Samples), Mimic (dir. Guillermo del Toro), and Leave It to Beaver (dir. Andy Cadiff). This was twenty-two (22) years ago.

It has been released on September, 1998 in the United Kingdom; Friday, August 21, 1998 in Italy and on Friday, June 26, 1998 in Japan.

What is the cast of "Masterminds":

At the casting of Masterminds we find Patrick Stewart, previously seen in Star Trek: First Contact (1996) and Let It Be Me (1995); Vincent Kartheiser (Another Day in Paradise (1997), Alaska (1996)); Brenda Fricker (A Man of No Importance (1994), Angels in the Outfield (1994)) [ more... ]

  • Matt Craven, Michael David Simms, Akiko Morison and Philip Granger also appeared together in The Final Cut, released in 1995.
  • Patrick Stewart, Katie Stuart and Michael David Simms can all be seen in X2, released in 2003.
  • Callum Keith Rennie and Jason Schombing also appeared together in Timecop, released in 1994.

What is the Storyline of "Masterminds":

Oswald "Ozzie" Paxton (Vincent Kartheiser) initiates a highly illegal hack, and begins pirating a soon-to-be-released game, "Scream II". His download is interrupted when his younger stepsister enters his room without permission. The resulting squabble between them results in their respective parents intervening. In the process, Ozzie's father (a software expert himself) discovers the illicit download.

Forced to take his sister to school as punishment, Ozzie has run-ins with Principal [...]

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