Nerve Movie Review

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Nerve is American thriller film that will be released in 2016 directed by Henry Joost together with Ariel Schulman. This film is written by Jessica Sharzer. It is based on a novel published in 2012 written by Jeanne Ryan. The main stars of the film include Emma Roberts, Kimiko Glenn, Dave Franco, Juliette Lewis, Marc John Jefferies and Emily Meade. This film tells about a story of Vee, a senior who enters and plays an online game. This game brings here to the dangerous levels. This film will be released by Lionsgate on July 27, 2016.


The directors of Nerve are Henry Joost and Ariel Schulman. This film is produced by Allison Shearmur. The screenplay is by Jessica Sharzer. It is based on a novel with the same title, Nerve by an author, Jeanne Ryan. The composer of the music of the film is by Rob Simonsen. For the cinematography, it is by Michael Simmonds. Then, this film is edited by Madeleine Gavin. The production company is Allison Shearmur Productions. The rights of the distributions are acquired by Lionsgate. This film is scheduled to be released on 27 July 2016.


Nerve tells about Vee (Emma Roberts) a senior high school student who finds herself is immersed in the online game. This game of truth or dare make her move then be manipulated by ‘watchers’ an anonymous community. Vee is partnered a stranger (Dave Franco). The popular online game she plays then starts taking a sinister turn. The main story can be simple but it is delivered in a good way. Audiences may like or enjoy this film since it has good story structure. But, it is not yet rated by some experts.

Full Cast

Nerve has many players include Emma Roberts acts as Vee, Dave Franco acts as Ian, Juliette Lewis, Samira Wiley acts as Azhar, Jonny Beauchamp, Emily Meade acts as Sydney, Kimiko Glenn, Arielle Vandenberg, Marc John Jefferies acts as Wes, Machine Gun Kelly and Miles Heizer acts as Tommy. The other stars are including Marko Caka acts as Spider-Man Watcher, Kim Ramirez acts as Saleswoman, Toshiko Onizawa acts as Village Pedestrian, Danielle DeWulf acts as Highschooler, Dillon Mathews acts as Watcher, Brian ‘Sene’ Marc acts as J.P..

Other players in Nerve are; Christina Fuentes acts as Watcher, Kelsey Lynn Stokes acts as Watcher, Rosemary Howard acts as Brenda Wallace, Michael D. Joseph acts as Watcher, Deema Aitken acts as Robbie, Josh Ostrovsky acts as Dirtbeard, and Prashant Rai acts as Watcher. There is also Sidney Beitz acts as High School Pep Really Student, Ed Squires acts as Chuck, Rasheme Watson acts as Watcher, Jason Erik Zacek acts as Highschooler, April Szykeruk acts as Watcher, David Eggers acts as Watcher, Agron Karameti acts as High Schooler and many more.


The production of Nerve starts from February 2014 when it was announced that both Henry Joost together with Ariel Schulman would be the director of this film. The screenplay is by Jessica Sharzer based on a novel with the same name written by Jeanne Ryan. Then, in January 2015, it was mentioned that Dave Franco and Emma Roberts joined the cast. In April 2015, it was the time for Kimiko Glenn to join the cast of this film who portray a role of a worried friend of Emma Robert. At the same day, a raper Richard MGK Baker also joined the cast.

Filming and Release Date

The principal photography of Nerve began on 13 April 2015 took some places in New York City. Then, the production of this film ended on 5 June 2015. This film has been planned to be released by Lionsgate on July 27, 2016. The tickets are available for both online and offline. For those who are interested in watching a thriller film, then this can be listed as one of their favorite thriller films since it has an interesting storyline.


Well, Nerve is not yet scored or rated. This film is not yet reviewed by experts or audiences. Rotten Tomatoes, IMDb, Metacritic including other film critic page has not scored this film yet. After the release date, there can be the score given. So, as long as this film is not yet rated, there is no recommendation either to watch or leave. If you like the genre of the film, you may also like it.

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