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Truth or Dare (2018)

PG-13 | | Horror, Thriller | 13 April 2018 (USA)
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A harmless game of Truth or Dare among friends turns deadly when someone - or something - begins to punish those who tell a lie or refuse the dare.

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Jeff Wadlow

Writers:

Michael Reisz (screenplay by), Jillian Jacobs (screenplay by) | 3 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Lucy Hale ... Olivia Barron
Tyler Posey ... Lucas Moreno
Violett Beane ... Markie Cameron
Hayden Szeto ... Brad Chang
Sophia Ali ... Penelope Amari
Nolan Gerard Funk ... Tyson Curran
Landon Liboiron ... Carter / Sam Meehan
Sam Lerner ... Ronald 'Ronnie' Wakowski
Tom Choi ... Officer Han Chang
Aurora Perrineau ... Giselle Hammond
Gregg Daniel ... Detective Kranis
Brady Smith ... Roy Cameron
Vera Taylor Vera Taylor ... Inez Reyes
Ezmie Garcia ... Young Inez / Inez's Granddaughter
Andrew Howard ... Randall Himoff
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Storyline

Olivia Barron, her best friend Markie Cameron, Markie's boyfriend Lucas Moreno, along with Penelope Amari and her boyfriend Tyson Curran, and Brad Chang go on a trip to Rosarito, Mexico. In Mexico, Olivia runs into fellow student Ronnie who proceeds to harass her until a man intervenes on her behalf. The man introduces himself as Carter and eventually convinces her and her friends to join him for drinks at the ruins of a mission. There, Carter initiates a game of Truth or Dare with Olivia and her friends, plus Ronnie, who followed the group. Eventually, the game ends when Carter reveals that he deceived Olivia as a means of tricking her and her friends to the mission to offer them in his place in the supernatural game of Truth or Dare. As Carter leaves, he explains to Olivia that the game will follow them and they must not refuse it..

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

Live or Die. See more »

Genres:

Horror | Thriller

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for violence and disturbing content, alcohol abuse, some sexuality, language and thematic materia | See all certifications »

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Trivia

Tyler Posey and Lucy Hale have both appeared as prominent Ghostface victims, Hale in Scream 4 (2011) and Posey in the 2018 third season of the MTV series Scream: The TV Series (2015). See more »

Goofs

(at around 39 mins) When Brad (Hayden Szeto) is getting asked truth or dare in the hospital by the vending machine, the Hawaiian chips can be seen dangling/stuck in some angles and not in others. See more »

Quotes

Olivia: [Walks in on Markie pointing gun at herself] Markie, what are you doing?
Markie Cameron: What my father did.
Olivia: No Markie, please don't.
Markie Cameron: Why not? I don't have anything.
Olivia: You have me.
Markie Cameron: No... the game has us.
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Crazy Credits

At the end of the credits, Calux is asking the viewer: truth or dare? See more »

Alternate Versions

Unrated home release adds bloody violence, sex, sex references and alcohol consumption which was cut for a theatrical PG-13 rating. See more »

Connections

References Cruel Intentions (1999) See more »

Soundtracks

World Keeps Turning
Written by Anton Bass, Chris Dececio and Sylvia Tosun
Performed by Sylvia Tosun
Courtesy of Spirit Production Music
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Unintentionally Hilarious
19 May 2020 | by Blk_Ne190See all my reviews

This movie isn't great but I was entertained for most of it because it was so stupid it was funny. There were parts how ever where I would check how long was left and think 'you are kidding me it feels like iv been watching it for 3 hours'.

I thought it would be worse than it was due to the fact I watched Fantasy Island first and hated it and this movie was both written and directed by the same people so I didn't have much hope. It did however suffer from the same issue as Fantasy Island like bad dialogue. I'm telling you this group of writers write like they are making a sitcom. If you put laugh tracks under some of the one liners that characters says you would have a sitcom. An unfunny sitcom but still. I also feel like they are tone deaf when it comes to like 'young people' today, they just go for archetypal character E.g Nerd, Bro, Good Girl ect and then add like random pop culture buzz words.

The CGI/Snapchat filter that they pasted over people's face in this movie was hilarious but it wasn't meant to be and what confuses me even more is one of the characters literally says "it looks like a Snapchat filter". So this was a conscious choice to make it look like this. Why?? It looks stupid and not scary at all.

Even though I feel like iv been quite harsh to it I would say watch it. Like it's a bad movie but if you like bad movies that you can laugh at then you should watch it, I feel like you'd have a good time.


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Official Sites:

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Country:

USA

Language:

English | Spanish

Release Date:

13 April 2018 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Blumhouse's Truth or Dare See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$3,500,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$18,667,855, 15 April 2018

Gross USA:

$41,411,015

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$95,330,710
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Company Credits

Production Co:

Blumhouse Productions See more »
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Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.39 : 1
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