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The Darkest Minds

2018 - ENGLISH - MOVIE

ActionAdventureDramaRomanceSci-fiThriller

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  • Jini Score
    24%
  • Critics Score
    47%
  • Rating
    5.7/10
  • Box Office
    $ 41 Million
  • Jini Score
    24%
  • Critics Score
    47%
  • Rating
    5.7/10
  • Box Office
    $ 41 Million
interestingdivergentpredictabledangerousmysterious
After a disease killed 98% of children and young people in the United States, the 2% who managed to survive have developed superpowers, but have been locked in internment camps after being declared a threat. 16-year-old, Ruby, manages to escape from her camp and joins a group of teenagers fleeing government forces. The Darkest Minds is a 2018 American English-language Action Adventure film starring Amandla Stenberg, Harris Dickinson, Mandy Moore, Gwendoline Christie, Bradley Whitford, Patrick Gibson and Jaydin Mccollum. The movie is based on The Darkest Minds by Alexandra Bracken. 21 Laps Entertainment was the production house involved in the project along with executive producer(s) Shawn Levy and Dan Levine. The Darkest Minds is written by Chad Hodge and directed by Jennifer Yuh Nelson. 20th Century Fox acquired the distribution rights for the movie. The Darkest Minds was released on 2nd August 2018 and takes a screen time of 105 minutes. The Darkest Minds was made on a budget of $34 million and it was a hit at box office gross of $41 million. Cinematography was done by Kramer Morgenthau and editing by Maryann Brandon. The music was composed by Benjamin Wallfisch.

The Darkest Minds Reviews and Ratings

Average Review Rating : 1.8/5

36%

Positive Review Rating : 32%

32%
  • Because she is so Special, and so dangerous, the Government is going to kill her, but Ruby is rescued by a kind doctor (Mandy Moore) and escapes to go on the run with a group of trope archetypes. ( Read More )
  • Advertisement In this adaptation of The Darkest Minds, a mysterious illness kills almost all of the children and brings out superpowers in others. ( Read More )
  • Indie Wire

    Based on Alexandra Brackens novel of the same name the first in a series that includes three novels and four novellas, a heavy mythology to take on these days director Jennifer Yuh Nelsons live act... ( Read More )
  • That said, the casting is strong.Amandla Stenberg, previously seen as Rue in The Hunger Games, plays Ruby, a young woman with the gift of mind manipulation. ( Read More )
  • As has become YA standard, this relatable playground melodrama is accorded the same dramatic weight as the end of the world material. ( Read More )
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Awards for The Darkest Minds
  • SXSW Film Festival
    1 WON
    3 NOMINATIONS
  • World Soundtrack Awards
    0 WON
    1 NOMINATIONS
  • Golden Trailer Awards
    0 WON
    1 NOMINATIONS