5.2/10
43,648
433 user 209 critic

Truth or Dare (2018)

PG-13 | | Horror, Thriller | 13 April 2018 (USA)
Trailer
2:35 | Trailer
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 »
Reviews
Popularity
1,096 ( 248)
1 win & 2 nominations. See more awards »

Videos

Photos

Edit

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
Learn more

More Like This 

Horror | Mystery | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

A college student must relive the day of her murder over and over again, in a loop that will end only when she discovers her killer's identity.

Director: Christopher Landon
Stars: Jessica Rothe, Israel Broussard, Ruby Modine
Comedy | Horror | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

Tree Gelbman discovers that dying over and over was surprisingly easier than the dangers that lie ahead.

Director: Christopher Landon
Stars: Jessica Rothe, Israel Broussard, Phi Vu
Escape Room I (2019)
Action | Adventure | Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

Six strangers find themselves in a maze of deadly mystery rooms and must use their wits to survive.

Director: Adam Robitel
Stars: Taylor Russell, Logan Miller, Jay Ellis
Truth or Dare (TV Movie 2017)
Horror | Mystery | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5/10 X  

Eight college friends head to a "Haunted Rental" for Halloween. But when they replay the game that made the house infamous, they awaken an evil spirit intent on stealing their souls.

Director: Nick Simon
Stars: Cassandra Scerbo, Brytni Sarpy, Mason Dye
Countdown III (2019)
Horror | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  

When a nurse downloads an app that claims to predict the moment a person will die, it tells her she only has three days to live. With the clock ticking and a figure haunting her, she must find a way to save her life before time runs out.

Director: Justin Dec
Stars: Elizabeth Lail, Jordan Calloway, Talitha Eliana Bateman
The Babysitter I (2017)
Comedy | Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

The events of one evening take an unexpected turn for the worst for a young boy trying to spy on his babysitter.

Director: McG
Stars: Judah Lewis, Samara Weaving, Robbie Amell
Horror | Mystery | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  

A teen comes into possession of a new laptop and soon discovers that the previous owner is not only watching him, but will also do anything to get it back.

Director: Stephen Susco
Stars: Colin Woodell, Stephanie Nogueras, Betty Gabriel
Unfriended (2014)
Horror | Mystery | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  

A group of online chat room friends find themselves haunted by a mysterious, supernatural force using the account of their dead friend.

Director: Levan Gabriadze
Stars: Heather Sossaman, Matthew Bohrer, Courtney Halverson
Polaroid I (2019)
Drama | Horror | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.1/10 X  

High school loner Bird Fitcher has no idea what dark secrets are tied to the Polaroid camera she finds. It doesn't take long to discover that those who have their picture taken with it, soon die.

Director: Lars Klevberg
Stars: Kathryn Prescott, Tyler Young, Samantha Logan
Hush I (2016)
Horror | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

A deaf and mute writer who retreated into the woods to live a solitary life must fight for her life in silence when a masked killer appears at her window.

Director: Mike Flanagan
Stars: John Gallagher Jr., Kate Siegel, Michael Trucco
The Purge I (2013)
Horror | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  

A wealthy family is held hostage for harboring the target of a murderous syndicate during the Purge, a 12-hour period in which any and all crime is legal.

Director: James DeMonaco
Stars: Ethan Hawke, Lena Headey, Max Burkholder
Adventure | Fantasy | Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.9/10 X  

When the owner and operator of a luxurious island invites a collection of guests to live out their most elaborate fantasies in relative seclusion, chaos quickly descends.

Director: Jeff Wadlow
Stars: Michael Peña, Maggie Q, Lucy Hale
Edit

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:

Refuse To Play 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 »

Parents Guide:

View content advisory »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

As the cast participated in an actual game of Truth or Dare whilst filming their scenes in Mexico, Lucy Hale was the only central cast member who did not participate at that late hour, electing instead to go to bed. See more »

Goofs

Olivia's mascara and lipstick stays fresh despite the life and death situation throughout the movie. See more »

Quotes

Penelope: [from trailer] We're not playing the game. It's playing us.
See more »

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 Blue Is the Warmest Colour (2013) See more »

Soundtracks

No Voy a Regresar
Written by Ceci Bastida (as Cecilia Bastida) and Camilo Lara
Performed by Ceci Bastida feat. Camilo Lara (as MIS)
Courtesy of Nacional Records
By arrangement with Sugaroo!
See more »

User Reviews

 
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.


202 of 325 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you? | Report this
Review this title | See all 433 user reviews »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.
Edit

Details

Official Sites:

Official Site

Country:

USA

Language:

English | Spanish

Release Date:

13 April 2018 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Blumhouse's Truth or Dare See more »

Edit

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
See more on IMDbPro »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Blumhouse Productions See more »
Show more on IMDbPro »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.39 : 1
See full technical specs »

Contribute to This Page



Recently Viewed