Dare

Dare

64%
  • R, 1 hr. 32 min.
  • Drama
  • Directed By:
    Adam Salky
    In Theaters:
    Nov 13, 2009 Wide
    On DVD:
    Feb 9, 2010
  • Image Entertainment
  • Dare
    2 minutes 22 seconds
    Added: Oct 20, 2009

Opening

92% Guardians of the Galaxy Aug 01
88% Get On Up Aug 01
90% Calvary Aug 01
—— Behaving Badly Aug 01
44% Child Of God Aug 01

Top Box Office

58% Lucy $43.9M
61% Hercules $29.8M
91% Dawn Of The Planet Of The Apes $16.8M
57% The Purge: Anarchy $10.5M
43% Planes: Fire And Rescue $9.5M
18% Sex Tape $6.1M
17% Transformers: Age of Extinction $4.7M
16% And So It Goes $4.6M
23% Tammy $3.5M
90% A Most Wanted Man $2.7M

Coming Soon

—— Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Aug 08
—— Step Up: All In Aug 08
—— Into The Storm Aug 08
—— The Hundred-Foot Journey Aug 08
86% What If Aug 08

New Episodes Tonight

73% Chasing Life: Season 1
—— Covert Affairs: Season 5
88% Finding Carter: Season 1
67% Matador: Season 1
—— Perception: Season 3
—— Pretty Little Liars: Season 5
—— Rizzoli & Isles: Season 5
—— Royal Pains: Season 6
—— Sullivan & Son: Season 3
57% Tyrant: Season 1

Discuss Last Night's Shows

—— The Fosters: Season 2
—— Hit the Floor: Season 2
—— Longmire: Season 3
—— Major Crimes: Season 3
73% Murder in the First: Season 1
—— Switched at Birth: Season 3
67% Teen Wolf: Season 4
62% Under the Dome: Season 2

Certified Fresh TV

86% The Bridge (FX): Season 2
83% Extant: Season 1
79% Halt and Catch Fire: Season 1
88% Manhattan: Season 1
100% Masters of Sex: Season 2
73% Murder in the First: Season 1
97% Orange is the New Black: Season 2
97% Orphan Black: Season 2
82% Satisfaction: Season 1
87% The Strain: Season 1
85% Welcome to Sweden: Season 1
77% You're the Worst: Season 1

Dare Reviews

Carrie Rickey
Philadelphia Inquirer
Top Critic IconTop Critic

Brind's screenplay is pregnant with fascinating questions of identity and social anxiety. And Salky knows how to create a mood.

Full Review Source: Philadelphia Inquirer | Original Score: 2.5/4

December 3, 2009
Gerrick Kennedy
Los Angeles Times
Top Critic IconTop Critic

The film lacks the comedic charm of American Pie, but with its dark, hyper-sexualization of teens, it offers an engrossing if not soap opera-esque tale of self-discovery.

Full Review Source: Los Angeles Times | Original Score: 3/5

November 13, 2009
A.O. Scott
New York Times
Top Critic IconTop Critic

Dare feels a bit unfinished, at once overreaching and underrealized. But there is a lot of intelligence, and considerable daring, in the basic conceit.

Full Review Source: New York Times | Original Score: 3.5/5

November 13, 2009
V.A. Musetto
New York Post
Top Critic IconTop Critic

Dare is a high school coming-of-age film that dares to push the envelope. It doesn't always succeed, but that's not for lack of trying.

Full Review Source: New York Post | Original Score: 2.5/4

November 13, 2009
Owen Gleiberman
Entertainment Weekly
Top Critic IconTop Critic

The actors, all great camera subjects, help give director Adam Salky's overly pat movie a trace of confessional conviction.

Full Review Source: Entertainment Weekly | Original Score: C+

November 11, 2009
David Fear
Time Out New York
Top Critic IconTop Critic

Adam Salky's high-school soap offers a virtual Spumoni of caricatured adolescent hand-wringing. When subtlety equals a drama-class performance of A Streetcar Named Desire's rape scene, expect a bumpy ride.

Full Review Source: Time Out New York | Original Score: 2/5

November 11, 2009
Andrew Schenker
Village Voice
Top Critic IconTop Critic

Zach Gilford's game performance is still no match for the film's catalog of easy ironies, awkward framings, and advice on how to play Blanche DuBois cribbed from season 4, episode 2 of The Simpsons.

Full Review Source: Village Voice

November 10, 2009
Find us on:                     
Help | About | Jobs | Critics Submission | Press | API | Licensing | Mobile