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Nerve (2016)

PG-13 | | Adventure, Crime, Drama | 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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Jessica Sharzer (screenplay by), Jeanne Ryan (based on the novel by)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Emma Roberts ... Vee
Dave Franco ... Ian
Emily Meade ... Sydney
Miles Heizer ... Tommy
Juliette Lewis ... Nancy
Kimiko Glenn ... Liv
Marc John Jefferies ... Wes
Machine Gun Kelly ... Ty (as Colson Baker)
Brian Marc ... J.P.
Ed Squires ... Chuck
Rightor Doyle ... Bergdorf Salesman
Josh Ostrovsky ... Dirt Beard
Eric D'Alessandro ... Hype Boi
Arielle Vandenberg ... Bergdorf Sales Lady
Jonny Beauchamp ... 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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Kiss a stranger? Get a tattoo? Streak in public? Ride a motorbike blindfolded? What's next? 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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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

27 July 2016 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Nerve See more »

Filming Locations:

New York City, New York, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$19,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$9,445,456, 31 July 2016

Gross USA:

$38,583,626

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$85,251,425
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Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Emma Roberts and Emily Meade both starred in the movie Twelve (2010). However, neither of them shared any scenes together. See more »

Goofs

Tommy greets Hacker Kween by saying "Hey, Samira," which is the actress's name; not the character's. See more »

Quotes

Tommy: You only use ten per cent of the internet
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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

Features The Hunger Games (2012) See more »

Soundtracks

Since I Don't Have You
Written by Jimmy Beaumont (as James Beaumont), Wally Lester (as Walter Lester), Joseph Rock, Jack Taylor (as John Taylor), Joe Verscharen (as Joseph Verscharen), Janet Vogel
Performed by The Skyliners
Courtesy of The Bicycle Music Company
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Good mindless entertainment if you're trying to kill a few hours.
14 October 2016 | by joshfanguySee 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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