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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.

Director:

David Guy Levy
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Brittany Snow ... Iris
Jeffrey Combs ... Shepard Lambrick
Jonny Coyne ... Bevans
Lawrence Gilliard Jr. ... Dr. Barden
Enver Gjokaj ... Lucas
Sasha Grey ... Amy
John Heard ... Conway
Charlie Hofheimer ... Travis
Eddie Steeples ... Cal
June Squibb ... Linda
Robin Lord Taylor ... Julian
Robb Wells ... Peter
Logan Miller ... Raleigh
Larry Cedar ... Driver
Ptolemy Slocum ... Shift Manager
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Storyline

A young woman, desperate to help her sickly brother, accepts a dinner invitation to what seems to be easy money. As soon as she arrives to dinner, she realizes that playing the "game" is deadly for its losers. She and several others spend the night being terriorized in a game of would you rather. Written by Tanquanae Blacknall

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

Tell yourself it's just a game.

Genres:

Horror

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Not Rated | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

14 October 2012 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

A játék See more »

Filming Locations:

Pasadena, California, USA See more »

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Color

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2.35 : 1
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Trivia

End credits cite the Lambrick Foundation as holding the copyright. See more »

Goofs

During end 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 credits at all. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Shift Manager: You're available to start right away?
Iris: Yes.
Shift Manager: I'm not really seeing a lot of restaurant experience on the, uh, resume.
Iris: I've always had, um, summer jobs, but... yeah, mostly retail.
Shift Manager: So, did you drop out of school, or... Why'd you come all the way back here?
Iris: Oh, no, um... Well, this is my home, and there was an accident, so I have to take care of my brother.
Shift Manager: Well, I'll tell you what I can do, um... I'll talk to the owner. Uh, I know they were looking for, uh, wait staff with experience,...
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Crazy Credits

During initial credits the production company is misspelled as Perisicope. See more »

Connections

Referenced in The Darkest Nothing: Paraphrenia (2018) See more »

Soundtracks

Midnight, the Stars and You
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Written by Jimmy Campbell, Reginald Connelly, Harry M. Woods
Performed by Ray Noble and His Orchestra (as Ray Noble Orchestra) with Al Bowlly
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Among the worst films I've ever seen.
4 January 2014 | by mprestonhallSee all my reviews

Caught this movie on TV and I can't remember a movie I enjoyed less.

It's so bad, it defies placement in any genre. It's hard to call it a horror movie when it lacks any suspense or call it torture porn when it lacks gore. Other things lacking from this film include plot, character development, and competent acting and scriptwriting.

The reviews calling this a character study are way off the mark. Caring about a character's moral choices requires characters with moral agency and an audience that's invested in the story enough to care about the choices made by the characters. These characters are nothing more than objects to be used in a sadistic fantasy.

If you're thinking about watching this movie, don't. There's a long list of things you'd rather do.


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