The Darkest Minds Movie Information

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Overall Rank: 32173

Average Rating: 1.8/4

# of Ratings: 8

Theatrical Release Date: 08/03/2018

Blu-ray/DVD Release Date: 10/30/2018

Language: English

Genre: Sci-Fi, Thriller

MPAA Rating: PG-13

Director: Jennifer Yuh Nelson

Actors: Amandla Stenberg, Harris Dickinson, Skylan Brooks, Miya Cech, Patrick Gibson, Mandy Moore

Plot: After a plagues sweeps the United States, 98% of the nation's children are dead. The remaining 2% who survived find themselves with amazing powers. But instead of being celebrated, they are locked up in interment camps - that is where 16-year-old Ruby finds herself. Each child is assigned a color based on their abilities - and while Ruby can control minds, she knows this is one of the most dangerous powers, and instead hides among the super-intelligent. But her life is about to change when she escapes - and discovers her true purpose. -- Chris Kavan

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Chris Kavan - wrote on 09/03/2019

Another in a long line of forgettable YA teen dystopian sci-fi dramas that is elevated, if only slightly, from the performance of Amandla Stenberg, who will hopefully find something more of substance in the future. Plus, they totally waste Gwendoline Christie in what should be a badass role that is reduced to a mere extended cameo - just criminal I tell you and if you don't see the twist coming from a mile away... you probably liked this movie a lot more than I did.

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Logan D. McCoy - wrote on 06/08/2019

Another addition to the dull and dreary YA dystopia genre that has long overstayed its welcome.

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An uninspired and mediocre dystopian teen movie

ikkegoemikke - wrote on 10/31/2018

This is not about politics.
It’s about your children.
This is about our children.
We will find a cure and we'll save our precious sons and daughters.

If you want to form a sentence with the words “monotony”, “mediocrity”, “clichéd sameness” and “corny”, you can do that without any problems along with the movie title “The Darkest Minds“. Well, I’m getting sick of the concept of dystopian teen films. Even though they mixed it this time with a kind of “X-men” mood. Apart from some crackling electrical flashes, a storm with trees crashing down and flying containers, there’s not much more to see here. And don’t expect impressive special effects either.

Actually, I already had the feeling while watching “The 5th Wave” that after the successful …

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