Black Mirror (2011– )
108 user 33 critic


A woman desperate to boost her social media score hits the jackpot when she's invited to a swanky wedding, but the trip doesn't go as planned.


Joe Wright


Rashida Jones (teleplay by), Michael Schur (teleplay by) | 1 more credit »





Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Bryce Dallas Howard ... Lacie Pound
Alice Eve ... Naomi Jayne Blestow
Cherry Jones ... Susan
James Norton ... Ryan Pound
Alan Ritchson ... Paul
Daisy Haggard ... Bets
Susannah Fielding ... Carol
Michaela Coel ... Airport Stewardess
Demetri Goritsas ... Hansen
Kadiff Kirwan ... Chester
Sope Dirisu ... Man in Jail
Clayton Evertson Clayton Evertson ... Ted
Andrew Roux Andrew Roux ... Electro Station Assistant
Anjana Vasan ... Space Cop
Colin Moss ... Anthony


A woman who lives in a world where most people are completely overwhelmed by the madness of being popular and important in social reding earns an invitation from her best childhood friend to her marriage, but certain unexpected occasions will try to stop her from reaching In her destiny, had she been able to attend the wedding? Written by joão vitor neves

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis


Drama | Sci-Fi | Thriller


See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

View content advisory »






Release Date:

21 October 2016 (USA) See more »

Company Credits

Show more on IMDbPro »

Technical Specs


Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital



Aspect Ratio:

1.90 : 1
See full technical specs »

Did You Know?


This is the first episode in the series without any characters with British accents. See more »


When Naomi calls Lacie to tell her not to come to her wedding, there is a close-up shot at 47:32 that is flipped. This is revealed by Alice Eve's heterochromia. Her left blue eye and right green eye are flipped in this shot. See more »


Hansen: So in terms of quality, you could use a punch up right there. Ideally, that's up votes from quality people.
Lacie: Quality people?
Hansen: High fours. Impress those up-scale folks, you'll gain velocity on your arc and there's your boost.
See more »


References Black Mirror: The National Anthem (2011) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

A Great Criticism to the Excessive Use of Social Media
20 April 2017 | by claudio_carvalhoSee all my reviews

In a near future, people are rated by the others through the cellphone facilitating life or not depending on the personal rating. Lacie Pound (Bryce Dallas Howard) is obsessed by her high score and is very polite with everybody expecting to increase her rating. Her brother Ryan (James Norton) does not care and has lower rating irritating Lacie. When her best friend Naomi Jayne Blestow (Alice Eve) invites her to be her maid of honor in her wedding, Lacie foresee the chance to increase her rating and prepares a speech. When she arrives at the airport, she learns that her flight was canceled and she does not have enough rating to get a seat in another plane. She has a problem with the attendant and she is ranked down in the beginning of her downfall to a journey where she will learn the importance of being free to speak and act.

"Nosedive" is a witty episode of "Black Mirror" with a great criticism to the excessive use of social media mostly by the younger generations. Bryce Dallas Howard has an awesome performance in the role of a young woman obsessed by her personal rating that learns the importance to be free of the excessive use of social media. My vote is eight.

Title (Brazil): "Nosedive"

22 of 29 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you? | Report this
Review this title | See all 108 user reviews »

Contribute to This Page

Free Movies and TV Shows You Can Watch Now

On IMDb TV, you can catch Hollywood hits and popular TV series at no cost. Select any poster below to play the movie, totally free!

Browse free movies and TV series

Stream Popular Action and Adventure Titles With Prime Video

Explore popular action and adventure titles available to stream with Prime Video.

Start your free trial

Recently Viewed