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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."

Writers:

Jessica Sharzer (screenplay by), Jeanne Ryan (based on the novel by)
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3,100 ( 147)
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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 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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We dare you. 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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Trivia

Emma Roberts has starred in a movie with two of the three Franco brothers. She starred in Palo Alto (2013) with James Franco. See more »

Goofs

When Vee walks the ladder, she is holding her 'phone in her outstretched right hand (which is balancing her), but the phone's POV is straight down her body to her feet. See more »

Quotes

[repeated line]
Gas Mask WatcherWatcherWatcherWatcher: Are you a Watcher? Or a Player?
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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 Matrix (1999) See more »

Soundtracks

Head Down Low
Written by Alex Winston and Nick Ruth
Performed by Alex Winston
Courtesy of 300 Entertainment
by arrangement with Downtown Records
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A good one time film!
5 November 2017 | by rebeccalucySee all my reviews

A really good premise but could be better with certain tweaks and changes. I enjoyed the idea of the game as it seems really similar to some of the stuff people do online in real life. It was fun to see how far some people would go to win.

Some of the cinematography and lighting was really good. I really loved the effect used on the film poster! Certain scenes were quite tense and you can almost imagine what you might do in that situation. Emma Roberts did a good job in her role.

The message at the end was kinda silly and tacked on, it needed working on. Songs often ruin certain scenes, the soundtrack needs working on or not be as prominent in the film. Overall a good film worth watching at least once.


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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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DTS (DTS: X)| Dolby Digital | Dolby Atmos

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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