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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.

Director:

Jeff Wadlow

Writers:

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

Truth, Dare And 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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Did You Know?

Trivia

The actors had to mimic the facial structure of the Calux smile prior to the CGI rendering of the face itself. See more »

Goofs

(at around 53 mins) When Penelope was walking on the roof, when Olivia was driving through the fence, the first time she hit it, the fog lights were yellow. The second time they were off and the parking lights were on. Then they were on and white. Moreover, after hitting the fence twice, the car shows no damage to the lights or to the body structure. See more »

Quotes

Giselle Hammond: [With Brad pointing gun at him as he gets to his knees] I guess you think I deserve this.
Brad: No! I'm sorry, I have to, otherwise I'm going to die.
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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 What Ever Happened to Baby Jane? (1962) 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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Let's Be Real Here
14 April 2018 | by asfurdSee all my reviews

People who rate this movie anything lower than 5 are obviously not taking their review seriously. They might not like the film personally, but that shouldn't generate a biased low score. Unlike a lot of other horror movies, this one actually had a backstory as to the origins and reasoning for the game--I was surprised with that. I expected it to just be a scary game with no purpose, but I genuinely respect that they added a backstory. Next, this movie is overall just unique and cool. Unlike other cliche horror films where some demon figure is "haunting" the house, this film takes a unique approach by having a group of friends end up being the ones that have to do the "haunting" and "killing"; this concept also played well on friendship and family bonds/truth telling and trusting one another. Lastly, the creepy smiles make for iconic visuals that will stick with you even after you finish watching.


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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:

$95,330,493
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Company Credits

Production Co:

Blumhouse Productions See more »
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Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.39 : 1
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