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Assassination Nation (2018)

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After a malicious data hack exposes the secrets of the perpetually American town of Salem, chaos decends and four girls must fight to survive, while coping with the hack themselves.

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Sam Levinson

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Sam Levinson
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Odessa Young ... Lily
Abra ... Em
Suki Waterhouse ... Sarah
Hari Nef ... Bex
Colman Domingo ... Principal Turrell
Danny Ramirez ... Diamond
Joel McHale ... Nick Mathers
Maude Apatow ... Grace
Cody Christian ... Johnny
Bill Skarsgård ... Mark
Cullen Moss ... Mayor Bartlett
Bella Thorne ... Reagan
Kelvin Harrison Jr. ... Mason
Anika Noni Rose ... Nance
Jeff Pope ... Officer Richter
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After a malicious data hack exposes the secrets of the perpetually American town of Salem, chaos decends and four girls must fight to survive, while coping with the hack themselves.

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You asked for it, America.


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for disturbing bloody violence, strong sexual material including menace, pervasive language, and for drug and alcohol use - all involving teens | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

21 September 2018 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Assassination Nation See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$1,050,021, 23 September 2018

Gross USA:

$1,959,204
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Color

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2.39 : 1
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Trivia

The town in the film is named Salem. There are many parallels between the hysteria during Salem Witch Trials and the events in this film. See more »

Quotes

Lily: I read this quote from this writer whose name I forget. But it said something like... "Ten percent of the population is cruel. And, like, ten percent is merciful. And the other 80 percent can be swayed in either direction." I'm also pretty sure that that writer has never seen a WorldStar fight vid or 4chan or Twitter. Or had their best friend share their nudes with her boyfriend and in turn, the entire fucking school. But it is scary to think about. Because you don't know who's who or how ...
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References Mean Girls (2004) See more »

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In My Dreams
Written by Anohni and Daniel Lopatin
Performed by Anohni
Courtesy of Secretly Canadian
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6 May 2019 | by verakurilicSee all my reviews

Only wanted to watch it because Bill Skarsgard was in it but I got hooked, I thought it was interesting and the very end scene was a good twist.


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