A drama centered around three high school seniors - an aspiring actress, her misfit best friend, and a loner - who become engaged in an intimate and complicated relationship.

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Storyline

It's the final semester before graduating from high school, and aspiring actress and good girl Alexa (Emmy Rossum), her outcast gay best friend Ben (Ashley Springer), and loner bad boy Johnny (Zach Gilford), go outside their comfort zones, and throw caution to the wind as they venture into unfamiliar young adult sexual grounds. A bumpy ride of high emotion, betrayal, heartbreak, and sexual experimentation. Written by trivwhiz

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Don't be afraid. Just do it! See more »

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Drama | Romance

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Rated R for sexual content, language and alcohol use - all involving teens | See all certifications »

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5 May 2011 (Germany)  »

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Dare - Hab' keine Angst, tu's einfach!  »

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Trivia

The writer of this film, David Brind, was also the writer of the short film, Dare (2005), on which this film is based. See more »

Quotes

Ben Berger: You can try and play all mature and worldly, but you're not. You're still the same scared, pathetic, perfect little girl.
Alexa Walker: And you're still the same bitter, lonely loser who can't stand to see me have a life because you've never had one.
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Connections

Remake of Dare (2005) See more »

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Control
Written by: Melisa Young and Alex Epton
Performed by: Kid Sister
Published by: Young Modern Music (ASCAP), DLJ Songs (ASCAP) and 3X Change (ASCAP)
Courtesy: Downtown Records
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Quirky, yet interesting sexual awakening
21 March 2010 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I would recommend this film for anyone who finds themselves interested in sexuality in general or especially teen sexual awakenings. The plot itself is not extremely gripping but the actors bring a certain raw, candid look at "graduating" adolescence and embarking upon the lifelong trip of finding one's identity.

Those who wish a typical Hollywood or status quo film experience should stay away from this one as it's quite creative and caters to those seeking intellectual or romantic pondering. So while this film is indeed interesting the average movie-watcher may find it lacking for entertainment value.


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