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Would You Rather (2012)

Not Rated  |   |  Horror  |  14 October 2012 (USA)
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Desperate to help her ailing brother, a young woman unknowingly agrees to compete in a deadly game of "Would You Rather," hosted by a sadistic aristocrat.

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Shepard Lambrick
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Bevans
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Dr. Barden
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Desperate to help her ailing brother, a young woman unknowingly agrees to compete in a deadly game of "Would You Rather," hosted by a sadistic aristocrat.

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Tell yourself it's just a game.

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Horror

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The movie's presenting production company, The Lambrick Foundation, has the same name as the show's fictional family foundation. See more »

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During end title credits, the character "Travis" is listed twice, once portrayed by Enver Gjokaj and again by Charlie Hofheimer. Enver Gjokaj played "Lucas", a role not listed in the end title credits at all. See more »

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Midnight, the Stars and You
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Offers nothing new to an overdone theme, but does it well.
21 August 2014 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

And as confusing as that may sound, I stand by it firmly.

Would You Rather's main plot lines have been done time and time again... Helpless protagonist struggles with own morals after being thrust into a lose-lose situation.

Been there. Seen that.

But that being said, Would You Rather is an extremely well made movie in the realm of cinematography, character development, and pacing. No cheap thrills or gore-for-the-sake-of-gore here -- which in itself is always refreshing when it comes to modern horror movies.

There were a few unique twists and turns, but not enough to call it a strikingly original feature.

I would still recommend this as a watch, if only on a day you can't find anything decidedly better and really need to get your horror fix. Not entirely unsatisfying, but not as effective as it would have been if only a bit of originality were at play.


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