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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 descents 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 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 descents and four girls must fight to survive, while coping with the hack themselves.

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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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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 »

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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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Referenced in Box Office: Episode dated 23 November 2018 (2018) See more »

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Bass Drop Bigga
Written by TT The Artist (as Tedra Wilson), Marquis Gasque, Darnell Michael Davis Jr.
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Courtesy of Club Queen Records
By arrangement with Zync Music Powered by Round Hill
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The love child of a three way between Black Mirror, Mean Girls and The Purge
5 April 2019 | by ceabullSee all my reviews

Starts off a bit weird but with an interesting premise then builds to an orgy of violence against a storyline that is scarily believable


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Release Date:

21 September 2018 (USA) See more »

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Budget:

$7,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$1,050,021, 23 September 2018

Gross USA:

$2,005,142

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$2,584,988
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