"The Darkest Minds" is a 2018 American dystopian superhero film directed by Jennifer Yuh Nelson.
The starring cast includes Amandla Stenberg, Harris Dickinson, Mandy Moore, Gwendoline Christie, Bradley Whitford, Patrick Gibson, Skylan Brooks, Miya Cech, Wade Williams, Mark O'Brien and others.

Here are "The Darkest Minds" movie trailer, plot summary, full cast and characters, release date and everything we know so far.


Is there a trailer for The Darkest Minds movie?

20th Century Studios on Wednesday, March 28, 2018 released the trailer for "The Darkest Minds" you can watch here:
The Darkest Minds | Official Trailer | 20th Century FOX.

Plot summary

What is The Darkest Minds movie plot?

Here is a short review of "The Darkest Minds" movie plot summary.

In a dystopian future, a contagious disease called Idiopathic Adolescent Acute Neurodegeneration kills nearly 98% of all children and teenagers, leaving the survivors with unusual abilities. These survivors with superpowers are imprisoned worldwide. Ruby Daly (Amandla Stenberg) is an Orange which means she has the psionic ability to get into people's mind. She escapes her prison and joins a resistance group (League) to fight for her future. Cate (Mandy Moore), a worker at the camp, provides Ruby with a panic button that can be activated as a tracker if she is in danger. When Ruby gets visions while touching Rob (Mark O'Brien), another League member, she becomes suspicious of their intentions. Ruby makes her escape with a mute little girl named Suzume (Zu), a Yellow. Zu (Miya Cech) takes Ruby to Liam (Harris Dickinson), a Blue, and his friend Charles (Chubs), another Blue (Green in the movie). The three agree to let Ruby join them as they try to make their way to "East River," a purported safe haven led by an Orange named Slip Kid (David Shepherd).
The four enter an abandoned mall to gather supplies, where they cross paths with another group of survivors. The others know where East River is, but the only clue they revealdue to the subtle influence of Ruby's powerare the letters "E.D.O." Ruby eventually deduces that this is a radio frequency, which reveals a transmission that East River is in Lake Prince, Virginia.
Journeying to East River, Ruby and Liam begin to develop a romantic connection, but Ruby refuses to touch him, fearing that her powers will hurt him. At East River, Slip Kid is revealed to be the president's son, Clancy Gray (Patrick Gibson), who is an Orange. He teaches Ruby how to control her powers, and in return, has Ruby teach him how to erase people's memories. During this process, Clancy controls her mind and kisses her.


Who plays who in the The Darkest Minds movie?

Here is the full cast and characters of "The Darkest Minds" movie. Actors and actresses are sorted mostly in credits order.

Amandla Stenberg  as Ruby Daly
Harris Dickinson  as Liam Stewart
Mandy Moore  as Catherine "Cate" Connor
Gwendoline Christie  as Lady Jane
Bradley Whitford  as President Gray
Patrick Gibson  as Clancy Gray
Skylan Brooks  as Charles "Chubs" Meriwether
Miya Cech  as Suzume "Zu" Kimura
Wade Williams  as The Captain
Mark O'Brien  as Rob
Wallace Langham  as Dr. Viceroy
Golden Brooks  as Molly Daly
Sammi Rotibi  as Paul Daly
Lidya Jewett  as 10 Year Old Ruby
McCarrie McCausland  as Mike
Logan Siu  as Hayes
Faye Foley  as Sam
Ethan Alexander McGee  as Teenage Boy
Peyton Wich  as Hot-Headed Kid
Carson Holmes  as Leader Kid
Drew Scheid  as Arguing Kid
Deja Dee  as Wife
Morgan Gao  as Young Boy
Cynne Simpson  as Newscaster 1
Gino LaMont  as Newscaster 2
John Crow  as Newscaster 3
Tara Jones  as Newscaster 4
Elika Sadeghi  as Newscaster 5
Mark Mester  as Newscaster 6
Izabella Dzmitryieu  as Small Girl
Bruce Blackshear  as Soldier (as Bruce E. Blackshear)
Grace DeAmicis  as Grace Somerfield
Duncan E. Clark  as Boy
Alyson Roberts  as Some Kid
Darren Alford  as Mall Kid 1
Kaleigh Rivera  as Mall Kid 2
Catherine Dyer  as Principal
Berglind Jonsdottir  as Lunch Lady
Emma Fisher  as 12 Year Old Girl
Craig Borduin  as Perimeter Guard
Charles Green  as Doctor
Allie McCulloch  as Technician
James Badstibner  as Black Ops Lieutenant
Daniel Stevens  as Black Ops #1
Nick Benseman  as Black Ops #2
Shannon Mosley  as Secret Service Agent
Bob Gilliam  as Hospital Reporter (as Bobby Gilliam)
Larkin Campbell  as Hospital Father
Devon Sorvari  as Hospital Mother
Isabella Zimmerman  as Radio Voice Girl
DeVyne Agapito  as Campfire Dancer
Bernard Bell  as Campfire Dancer
Brooke Bowe  as Campfire Dancer
Makenzie Collier  as Campfire Dancer
Desi-Ray Morris  as Campfire Dancer
Jason James Peden  as Campfire Dancer
Kylah Searcy  as Campfire Dancer
Skyler Semien  as Campfire Dancer
Bryce Speaker  as Campfire Dancer
Brennen Wiley  as Campfire Dancer
Alannah Wilhite  as Campfire Dancer
Ahmed Zakzouk  as Campfire Dancer
David Shepherd  as Self - Slip Kid / Slip Kid Security

Release date

When is The Darkest Minds movie release date?

"The Darkest Minds" movie release date was scheduled to be on August 3, 2018 (United States), on August 9, 2018 (Hungary), on August 10, 2018 (United Kingdom), on August 16, 2018 (Germany) and on September 14, 2018 distributing by 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment, 20th Century Studios, 20th Century Fox Argentina, Big Picture 2 Films, Forum Hungary, Odeon, The Moments Entertainment, Twentieth Century Fox, Ukrainian Film Distribution (UFD), Hispano Foxfilms S.A.E. and Imperial / Cinepix.


What are The Darkest Minds filming details?

The duration of the film is 105 minutes. With a budget of $34 million, the film grossed over $41.1 million.

"The Darkest Minds" movie is rated "PG-13", according to the MPAA film rating system.

Principal photography began in April 2017 in Atlanta, Georgia.


What are critics and audiences saying about The Darkest Minds movie?

"The Darkest Minds" movie got average rating from critics. IMDB rating is 5.7/10. Rotten Tomatoes rating is 16/100. But the audience likes the film. Audiences polled by CinemaScore gave the film an average grade of "B" on a scale ranging from A+ to F.

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