The Darkest Hour is the story of five young people who find themselves stranded in Moscow, fighting to survive in the wake of a devastating alien attack. The 3D thriller highlights the classic beauty ... read more
Directed by: Chris Gorak
Release Date: December 25, 2011
DVD Release Date: April 10, 2012
Stats: 2,624 reviews
Flixster Reviews (2,624)
April 29, 2013
Well...not the worst that I have ever seen, I guess. Just nothing new. Nothing very original. Kind of lame...
November 1, 2012
"It's not bad for a sci-fi alien invasion movie. It wasn't great though and I got a little bored with it. It lacked excitement and wasn't believable. When watching sci-fi flicks I want the characters and director to make me believe this one day can happen. The story could have be...
September 10, 2012
I'll just go ahead and say that this wasn't nearly as bad as a lot of people have made it out to be.
Granted, this movie is a rather routine, dull, and bland alien invasion thriller, but it did actually have a few good things going for it. It's just unfortunate that said elemen...
September 3, 2012
The idea is sound, having the whole thing happen in a country other than America was also refreshing. So why the hell cast kids in adult roles? Honestly, the acting was diabolical and the characters unbelievable. Better actors would have saved the film (although the aliens looked...
August 22, 2012
Another film to file under "The trailer made it look good". In truth the idea wasn't so bad, a different version to War of the worlds would be one way to describe it. It had big ideas but unfortunately the CGI and acting didn't match the ambition. Some of the CGI for the aliens l...
July 12, 2012
Chris Gorak does what he can with The Darkest Hour, but unfortunately it isn't enough.
The story runs a tad over 80 minutes, and yet it somehow feels like there isn't enough to fill that time. The first 15 minutes is complete amateur hour, as it tries to build character...
June 8, 2012
07/06/2012 (Blu-Ray 3D)
May 30, 2012
The very best Alien film I have ever seen. This one is by far more believable then any film I have seen to date. The action never stops, what you have are Americans traveling in Russia, and the world is attacked by unknown forces. I thought that one of the guys who had a Russian ...
May 9, 2012
Generic and shallow, though moderately entertaining overall and not quite as bad as they've made it out to be. Nevertheless, it's sad to see actor Emile Hirsch go from a top-class indie like Into the Wild, to something as mundane as this. At least his acting is somewhat de...
April 25, 2012
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