Chernobyl Diaries Movie

Experience the Fallout.

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Who's Involved:

Oren Peli, Brian Witten, Brad Parker, Shane Van Dyke, Carey Van Dyke

Release Date:

Friday, May 25, 2012 Nationwide

violence, some bloody images and pervasive language
Runtime: 1 hr, 28 m
Language: English

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Plot: What's the story about?

The film follows a group of six young tourists who, looking to go off the beaten path, hire an "extreme tour" guide. Ignoring warnings, he takes them into the city of Pripyat, the former home to the workers of the Chernobyl nuclear reactor, but a deserted town since the disaster more than 25 years ago. After a brief exploration of the abandoned city, however, the group soon finds themselves stranded, only to discover that they are not alone...

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Who stars in Chernobyl Diaries: Cast List

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Who's making Chernobyl Diaries: Crew List

A look at the Chernobyl Diaries behind-the-scenes crew and production team. The film's director Brad Parker last directed The Diary of Lawson Oxford and Untitled Bad Robot/Michael Gilio Project. The film's writer Carey Van Dyke last wrote The Silence and The Watching Hour.


Brad Parker


Oren Peli
Brian Witten

Production: What we know about Chernobyl Diaries?

Filming Timeline

  1. 2012 - March: The film was set to Completed  status.

Chernobyl Diaries Release Date: When was the film released?

Chernobyl Diaries was a Nationwide release in 2012 on Friday, May 25, 2012 in around 2,433 theaters. There were 7 other movies released on the same date, including Men in Black III, Cowgirls 'N Angels and The Intouchables.

Chernobyl Diaries DVD & Blu-ray Release Date: When was the film released?

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Chernobyl Diaries was released on DVD & Blu-ray on Tuesday, October 16, 2012 .

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