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Dare (2009)

Dare

Overview


Genre

Drama

Release Date

November 13, 2009 (Limited)

MPAA Rating

R

Duration

92 min.

Studio

Image Entertainment

Official Site

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REVIEWS RATE:  Critics  Nothing's perfect, but it's worth seeing.    Readers  5 of 5 [Rate It]

Cast and Crew


Director

Adam Salky

Producer

Mary Jane Salski, Jason Orans

Screenwriter

David Brind

Starring

Story


Emmy Rossum ("The Day After Tomorrow"), Zach Gilford (TV's "Friday Night Lights") and Ashley Springer ("Teeth") head up a stellar cast including Ana Gasteyer ("Mean Girls"), Rooney Mara ("A Nightmare on Elm Street"), comedienne Sandra Bernhard (TV's "Roseanne") and Alan Cumming ("X2:X-Men United") in this captivating story of high school seniors at the crossroads of their adult lives. When a pompous actor tells good girl Alexa (Rossum) that she hasn't lived, she embarks on a bold journey that takes her to mysterious bad boy Johnny (Gilford). Envious, her shy best friend Ben (Springer) also dares to pursue Johnny, complicating Alexa's romance and pushing the boundaries among the three friends.

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Zach Gilford stars as Johnny Drake and Emmy Rossum stars as Alexa Walker in Image Entertainment's Dare (2009)
Emmy Rossum stars as Alexa Walker in Image Entertainment's Dare (2009)

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REVIEWS BY CRITICS

“..feels a bit unfinished, at once overreaching and underrealized..”
by A.O. Scott [NY Times]
“..like a John Hughes comedy trying to pass itself off as "transgressive"..”
by Owen Gleiberman [Entertainment Weekly]
“..fatally divvies up its already limited screen time between its central trio..”
by Andrew Schenker [Village Voice]