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The Darkest Minds (2018)

PG-13 | | Action, Adventure, Drama | 3 August 2018 (USA)
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Imprisoned by an adult world that now fears everyone under 18, a group of teens form a resistance group to fight back and reclaim control of their future.

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Chad Hodge (screenplay by), Alexandra Bracken (based upon the novel by)
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Amandla Stenberg ... Ruby Daly
Mandy Moore ... Cate
Bradley Whitford ... President Gray
Harris Dickinson ... Liam Stewart
Patrick Gibson ... Clancy Gray
Skylan Brooks ... Chubs
Miya Cech ... Zu
Gwendoline Christie ... Lady Jane
Wade Williams ... The Captain
Mark O'Brien ... Rob
Wallace Langham ... Dr. Viceroy
Golden Brooks ... Molly Daly
Sammi Rotibi ... Paul Daly
Lidya Jewett ... 10 Year Old Ruby
McCarrie McCausland ... Mike
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Storyline

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.

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Rated PG - 13 for violence including disturbing images, and thematic elements | See all certifications »

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Trivia

In the book The Darkest Minds, the colors used for categorizing powers are Red (Fire Powers), Orange (Mind Control), Yellow (Electricity), Green (Advanced Intelligence) and Blue (Telekinesis). Yellow however was changed to 'Gold' for the film See more »

Goofs

when Ruby and company are driving away from the gas station , considering their head start it is not likely that Cate could have nearly caught to the van while on foot as she was shown to have done when the van turned onto the road. See more »

Quotes

Chubs: I'm smart enough to know your habits, and you're smart enough to be hiding.
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Connections

References Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977) See more »

Soundtracks

Sacrifice
Written by Junkie XL (as Tom Holkenborg)
Performed by Junkie XL
Courtesy of Lionsgate by arrangement with Ingrooves Licensing Services/B Lion Music
By arrangement with Warner/Chappell Music
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Entertaining movie
3 October 2018 | by mtjohnson-18549See all my reviews

After reading some of the 1 star reviews I began to wonder if we were watching the same movie or if they even watched this movie at all. The movie does have a plot, decent cinematography and the acting is decent. I did not read the book but I enjoyed this movie although I wasn't the target audience. Judge it for yourself and don't allow others to guide your opinion either way.


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

3 August 2018 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Darkest Minds See more »

Filming Locations:

Georgia, USA

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Box Office

Budget:

$34,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$5,842,609, 5 August 2018

Gross USA:

$12,695,691

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$41,142,379
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Company Credits

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21 Laps Entertainment See more »
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Auro 11.1 | DTS (DTS: X)| Dolby Atmos | Dolby Surround 7.1 | 12-Track Digital Sound (IMAX 12 track)

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.39 : 1
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