Rainsford and Whitney are on a Yacht on there way to hunt jaguars in a jungle. Whitney goes to sleep and Rainsford goes out on the deck for a smoke. Rainsford hears gunshots and goes and jumps on the railing to look and falls in.
Rainsford swims to a nearby island. He walks onto the island and falls asleep he wakes up in the afternoon. He starts walking around the island trying to find something somewhere.To his surprise he finds a house all lit up. He walks in and he is approached by a giant named Ivan. Ivan has a gun. Ivan is stopped by General Zaroff
Once they are Introduced Zaroff and Rainsford have dinner together. Rainsford find out Zaroff knows exactly who he is. They are talking and Rainsford finds out that Zaroff is hunting a new type of creature one never hunted normally the most dangerous game.
Zaroff tells Rainsford about the most dangerous game and how it has the gift of reason. Rainsford then realizes that Zaroff is talking about humans. Rainsford said he would have no part of it and wants to leave and instantly. But Zaroff says no. He told Rainsford if you want to leave you have to out wit me for 3 days and survive.
Rainsford sets out with a head start. But when night fell Rainsford thought he had a great hiding place a tree. But when he fell asleep he soon heard Zaroff. Zaroff told him he would be back later. After a day Rainsford set a trap but it failed.
On the 3rd day Zaroff was chasing rainsford with a knife and rainsford jumped off a cliff into water. So Zaroff went home. But when Zaroff went upstairs to his bedroom to go to sleep someone was waiting..... Rainsford was there and they fought but Rainsford won he killed Zaroff.