The Darkest Hour (2011) Movie Poster
  • Released
  • December 25, 2011
  • PG-13, 1 hr 29 min
  • Action/Adventure
  • Sci-Fi/Fantasy
  • 222 Fan Ratings

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What Parents Need to Know

Parents need to know that although this alien invasion movie has little blood and gore, there's lots of death, including main characters. The aliens are invisible, and the humans die in a puff of ashes. There's some mild flirting and innuendo; language is strong, with frequent use of "s--t." Characters drink vodka in a nightclub in one scene. The movie is set in Moscow, and viewers see two very prominent Russian McDonald's ads. Fans of this genre have seen better and could probably do worse, but most teens will probably find it a forgettable experience.

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  • Consumerism
  • Drinking & drugs
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