Too Risky for Nerve

In an interview with MTV, Nerve directors, Ariel Schulman and Henry Joost, talk about the dare that was too risky for the final cut!

Joost: There was a sex dare, which I think if you’ve spent time on the internet, particularly the darker regions of the internet, then things tend to head in that direction.

Schulman: Always.

Joost: So it seemed to us that the game would probably push in that direction given enough time, but it was ultimately just too dark and weird.

Schulman: It may have pushed it to an R rating.

Joost: It was just too weird for a PG-13 movie.

Click here to read the rest of the interview.

The Nerve App has been Released

The Nerve app was released last night and it is not good. In less than 10 hours, it already has seven reviews with only two stars.


People are saying that you can’t even perform dares or make money. It’s just a promotional tool gone wrong.

We found a review of the app here. Read it and let us know your thoughts! Are you going to download it?

Why the Movie Nerve is Rated PG-13?

The MPAA rated Nerve PG-13 for material involving “dangerous and risky behavior, some sexual content, language, drug content, drinking and nudity – all involving teens.”

The movie, Nerve, begins with peer pressure. Vee, played by Emma Roberts, is pressured into playing an online game of ‘truth of dare, minus the truth’. She engages in the dare app and receives her first dare to kiss a stranger for five seconds. This can be considered dangerous and risky behavior. The trailer also shows brief nudity when Vee and Ian, played by Dave Franco, escape a store in the undergarments.

The trailer also contains potential violence and some sexual content, but the PG-13 rating seems to fair. Based off the trailer, what do you think the rating should have been?