The Darkest Minds Movie

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A 16-year-old with telekinetic powers escapes camp and joins a group of teens on the run from the government.

Who's Involved:

Mandy Moore, Gwendoline Christie, Harris Dickinson, Wallace Langham, Shawn Levy, Jennifer Yuh Nelson, Chad Hodge, Amandla Stenberg, Dan Levine, Mark O'Brien, Golden Brooks, Catherine Dyer, Skylan Brooks, Patrick Gibson

Release Date:

Friday, August 3, 2018 (Nationwide)

Rating: N/A

Runtime: N/A

Plot: What's the story about?

When teens mysteriously develop powerful new abilities, they are declared a threat by the government and detained. Sixteen-year-old Ruby, one of the most powerful young people anyone has encountered, escapes her camp and joins a group of runaway teens seeking safe haven. Soon this newfound family realizes that, in a world in which the adults in power have betrayed them, running is not enough and they must wage a resistance, using their collective power to take back control of their future.

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Crew: Who's making The Darkest Minds

A look at the The Darkest Minds behind-the-scenes crew and production team. The film's director Jennifer Yuh Nelson last directed Kung Fu Panda 3 and Kung Fu Panda 2.


Chad Hodge


Dan Levine
Shawn Levy

Production Company

21 Laps Entertainment

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Production: What we know about The Darkest Minds

Key Facts

  1. Jennifer Yuh Nelson, best known for helming the Kung Fu Panda movies, is making her live-action directorial debut (9/29/16).
  2. Based on the young adult novel of the same name.

Filming Timeline

On or about March 29, 2018, the film was in Completed status.

On or about February 23, 2018, the film was in Post-Production status.

On or about July 18, 2016, the film was in Development status.

The Darkest Minds Release Date: When was it released?

The Darkest Minds was released in 2018 on Friday, August 3, 2018 (Nationwide release). There were 8 other movies released on the same date, including Disney's Christopher Robin, Death of a Nation and The Spy Who Dumped Me.

When will the movie be on DVD?

Tuesday, October 30, 2018

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