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Nerve (2016)

PG-13 | | Adventure, Crime, Mystery | 27 July 2016 (USA)
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A high school senior finds herself immersed in an online game of truth or dare, where her every move starts to become manipulated by an anonymous community of "watchers."

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Cast

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Vee
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Ian
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Sydney
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Tommy
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Nancy
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Liv
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Wes
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Ty (as Colson Baker)
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J.P.
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Chuck
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Bergdorf Salesman
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Dirt Beard
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Hype Boi
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Bergdorf Sales Lady
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Gatekeeper
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Storyline

'Nerve' is about an online dare game, in which people give participants anonymous dares for money. The participants compete with each other to win the grand prize as the dares get tougher. Things get worse when the tasks get increasingly dangerous and lives are at stake. Written by Keith Francis

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Rated PG-13 for thematic material involving dangerous and risky behavior, some sexual content, language, drug content, drinking and nudity-all involving teens | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

27 July 2016 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Nerve: Un juego sin reglas  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$20,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$9,445,456 (USA) (29 July 2016)

Gross:

$38,562,379 (USA) (30 September 2016)
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Trivia

This movie contains a scene with Dave Franco's character on a merry-go-round. The same can be said about Now You See Me (2013) See more »

Goofs

According to the letter Vee receives by email, this film's story begins on March 20, 2017, yet the next day her high school has a football rally, which is unusual since football is a fall sport. Also, she is shown joining the Nerve game on the night of the next day, March 21, 2017, but the bank website shows the date of April 20, 2017. Later in the film, an online discussion forum shows comments about the current game dated in 2016, not 2017. See more »

Quotes

Vee: [singing Wu Tang Clan] Dollar... dollar bill you all
Vee: [On her older brother] In the fall I'll be older than my older brother
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Crazy Credits

In the closing credits, at 01:28:39 It says "Based on the novel by Jeanne Ryan". They then show the first several paragraphs of Dickens' "Great Expectations". See more »

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Features The Addams Family (1964) See more »

Soundtracks

You Got It
Written by Jeff Lynne, Roy Orbison, and Tom Petty
Performed by Roy Orbison
Also performed by Dave Franco (uncredited)
Courtesy of Sony Music Entertainment
By arrangement with Sony Music Licensing
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Saw the trailer? There's no need to watch the movie then.
20 September 2016 | by (Croatia) – See all my reviews

Good idea that failed in execution. If you saw the trailer and read the reviews you might think that there's some depth hiding in the actual movie, but unfortunately, you'll be wrong to think so. The actors are the only bright spot. You'll see some well known and rising star faces who's acting was on point. The movie tries to win you with likable characters, scenes that show familiar problems to most internet users (e.g.Skype call glitching) and with a cute little morale story at the end but fails as it provides no depth to be discovered. Some scenes are super cringe worthy and left me feeling uncomfortable about my movie picking skills.

It's just one of those films you watch and forget about in a day, doesn't leave you questioning some character's decisions or the way it ended which left both me and my girlfriend disappointed. Overall 5/10.


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