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Nerve (2016)

PG-13 | | Action, Adventure, Crime | 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

Cast overview, first billed only:
... Vee
... Ian
... Sydney
... Tommy
... Nancy
... Liv
... Wes
... Ty (as Colson Baker)
... J.P.
... Chuck
... Bergdorf Salesman
... Dirt Beard
... Hype Boi
... Bergdorf Sales Lady
... 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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Streak in the City. See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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 USA:

$9,445,456, 31 July 2016, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$38,562,379, 2 October 2016

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$33,003,464, 12 August 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

At around 1:16:45, there is a slight shadow of the camera visible on the pillar on the left. See more »

Quotes

[last lines]
Ian: By the way, my real name is Sam.
Vee: Nice to meet you, Sam.
Ian: Nice to meet you too.
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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 »

Connections

Referenced in The Cinema Snob: Grease 2 (2016) See more »

Soundtracks

Invertebrate
Written by Christian Vasquez, Treavor Taylor, Tommy Wilson, and Cedric Choi
Performed by Darke Complex
Courtesy of Spinefarm Records
Under license from Universal Music Enterprises
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Learning to hold your nerve
3 January 2017 | by See all my reviews

'Nerve' is one of those films that quietly went under the radar at the cinema, but seem to catch on via word of mouth.

Truth is it's a decent film, inspired by a YA book. It also acts as a vehicle for up and coming talents such as Emma Roberts and Dave Franco, who both give good performances.

Roberts in particular shines in every scene, and it is her character of Vee who goes through the biggest journey throughout.

The plot doesn't hold up to much scrutiny, but it is an action packed film, that proves entertaining.

If you can stomach the fact that it's really just people doing lots of irresponsible things then you'll enjoy the film. Parents thinking of letting their teens watch it should be wary though.


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