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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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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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'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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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

YouTube star Casey Neistat featured himself and younger brother viewing a private screening of the film on July 10, 2016, via his YouTube channel. Casey is featured in the trailer for the movie and also credited as a player/watcher in the film's ending credits. See more »

Goofs

On the blindfolded ride dare, Ian asks Vee to control the bike by leaning. It is impossible to steer a bike only by leaning, it can only be done by turning the handlebars, however Ian could steer based on where Vee leant. See more »

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Nancy: [in nurses uniform, upset at what she sees on her cellphone] Somebody is putting money in my account!
Black patient in wheelchair: White people problems.
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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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Electric Love
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Under license from Universal Music Enterprises
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Good mindless entertainment if you're trying to kill a few hours.
14 October 2016 | by See all my reviews

I'm the guy who can appreciate Ben Affleck's Daredevil as mindless entertainment...so with that being said I'm not too hard to impress. I liked this movie's concept...it's fun and engaging. The actors did a good job with it for what it was. It's not an Oscar worthy movie by any means, but if you're bored and you're looking for something to mindlessly entertain you for a few hours this will do the trick. A little far fetched at times with regards to the antagonist(s)...but it's a good source of mindless entertainment. I've read people say it tries to actually get into serious themes...if that's the case I missed the memo cause I didn't really see any serious themes other than the availability of information over the internet...

I'd sort of go the other way with this and say it doesn't really take itself too seriously...which I think is a good thing. I do feel like the ending was a little meh and a little bit of a letdown...but I can't think of a better way to end it off the top of my head so I really shouldn't complain. This was an OK movie with a really good premise for nerds like me.


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