The Darkest Hour Movie

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Who's Involved:

Joel Kinnaman, Emile Hirsch, Rachael Taylor, Les Bohem, Timur Bekmambetov, Olivia Thirlby, M.T. Ahern, Jon Spaihts, Max Minghella, Chris Gorak, Tom Jacobson, Monnie Wills

Release Date:

Sunday, December 25, 2011 (Nationwide)

Rating: PG-13

Runtime: N/A

Plot: What's the story about?

Follows five young people who find themselves stranded in Moscow, fighting to survive in the wake of a devastating alien attack.

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Cast: Who stars in it?

Crew: Who's making The Darkest Hour

A look at the The Darkest Hour behind-the-scenes crew and production team. The film's director Chris Gorak last directed SIS and Attach. The film's writer Jon Spaihts last wrote Pacific Rim Uprising and The Mummy.


Chris Gorak


Timur Bekmambetov
Tom Jacobson
Monnie Wills

Production: What we know about The Darkest Hour

Filming Timeline

On or about April 27, 2011, the film was in Completed status.

On or about February 13, 2011, the film was in Post-Production status.

Finished filming in Winter 2010 after fires delayed production.

On or about August 26, 2010, the film was in Production status.

Set to resume on August 29, 2010

On or about August 9, 2010, the film was in Shutdown status.

Production stopped for two weeks because of widespread fires

On or about August 9, 2010, the film was in Production status.

Shooting in Moscow

On or about March 21, 2010, the film was in Pre-Production status.

On or about March 6, 2010, the film was in Announced status.

The Darkest Hour Release Date: When was it released?

The Darkest Hour was released in 2011 on Sunday, December 25, 2011 (in 2,200 theaters . There were 2 other movies released on the same date, including War Horse and Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close.

When will the movie be on Blu-ray & DVD?

Tuesday, April 10, 2012

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