5.8/10
1,177
9 user 37 critic

Darkest Hour (2017)

Trailer
1:03 | Trailer
During the early days of World War II, the fate of Western Europe hangs on the newly-appointed British Prime Minister Winston Churchill, who must decide whether to negotiate with Hitler, or fight on against incredible odds.

Director:

Reviews
Popularity
83 ( 93)
4 wins. See more awards »

Videos

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

I, Tonya (2017)
Biography | Drama | Sport
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

Competitive ice skater Tonya Harding rises amongst the ranks at the U.S. Figure Skating Championships, but her future in the activity is thrown into doubt when her ex-husband intervenes.

Director: Craig Gillespie
Stars: Margot Robbie, Sebastian Stan, Bojana Novakovic
Downsizing (2017)
Comedy | Drama | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

A social satire in which a guy realizes he would have a better life if he were to shrink himself.

Director: Alexander Payne
Stars: Matt Damon, Christoph Waltz, Hong Chau
Adventure | Drama | Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

An other-worldly fairy tale, set against the backdrop of Cold War era America circa 1962. In the hidden high-security government laboratory where she works, lonely Elisa (Sally Hawkins) is trapped in a life of isolation. Elisa's life is changed forever when she and co-worker Zelda (Octavia Spencer) discover a secret classified experiment.

Director: Guillermo del Toro
Stars: Sally Hawkins, Octavia Spencer, Michael Shannon
Molly's Game (2017)
Biography | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

The true story of Molly Bloom, an Olympic-class skier who ran the world's most exclusive high-stakes poker game and became an FBI target.

Director: Aaron Sorkin
Stars: Jessica Chastain, Idris Elba, Kevin Costner
Comedy | Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.5/10 X  

In this darkly comic drama, a mother personally challenges the local authorities to solve her daughter's murder, when they fail to catch the culprit.

Director: Martin McDonagh
Stars: Frances McDormand, Woody Harrelson, Sam Rockwell
Lady Bird (2017)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  

The adventures of a young woman living in Northern California for a year.

Director: Greta Gerwig
Stars: Saoirse Ronan, Odeya Rush, Timothée Chalamet
Hostiles (2017)
Adventure | Drama | Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  

In 1892, a legendary Army captain reluctantly agrees to escort a Cheyenne chief and his family through dangerous territory.

Director: Scott Cooper
Stars: Christian Bale, Rosamund Pike, Paul Anderson
Biography | Drama | History
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

Catherine Weldon, a portrait painter from 1890s Brooklyn, travels to Dakota to paint a portrait of Sitting Bull and becomes embroiled in the Lakota peoples' struggle over the rights to their land.

Director: Susanna White
Stars: Jessica Chastain, Ciarán Hinds, Sam Rockwell
Edit

Cast

Credited cast:
...
Elizabeth Layton
...
...
King George VI
...
...
Viscount Halifax
...
Sir Anthony Eden
...
Abigail Walker
...
Neville Chamberlain
...
General Ismay
...
Randolph Churchill
...
Pamela Churchill
...
Sir John Simon
...
Miles Aldridge
...
Sawyers
Edit

Storyline

Within days of becoming Prime Minister of Great Britain, Winston Churchill (Gary Oldman) must face one of his most turbulent and defining trials: exploring a negotiated peace treaty with Nazi Germany, or standing firm to fight for the ideals, liberty and freedom of a nation. As the unstoppable Nazi forces roll across Western Europe and the threat of invasion is imminent, and with an unprepared public, a skeptical King, and his own party plotting against him, Churchill must withstand his darkest hour, rally a nation, and attempt to change the course of world history. Written by Focus Features

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Taglines:

Never give up. Never give in. See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for some thematic material | See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Official Sites:

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

22 November 2017 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

A Hora Mais Negra  »

Company Credits

Production Co:

 »
Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

Gary Oldman is the fifth "Harry Potter" actor to portray Winston Churchill after Michael Gambon (Albus Dumbledore) in Churchill's Secret (2016), Timothy Spall (Peter Pettigrew) in The King's Speech (2010), Brendan Gleeson (Mad Eye Moody) in Into the Storm (2009), and Robert Hardy in War and Remembrance (1988) and Bomber Harris (1989). See more »

Quotes

Winston Churchill: Will you stop interrupting me while I am interrupting you!
See more »

Connections

Featured in CTV National News: Episode dated 7 September 2017 (2017) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Gud 2017 movie
7 November 2017 | by (San Francisco) – See all my reviews

Incredible screenplay, visionary directing, outrageous acting, and riveting sound!

The inspiration, as per the screenwriter Anthony McCarten came from 4 speeches given by Churchill over the course of several weeks by Churchill, which makes up the period of the movie. The film exercises restraint in its emotive aesthetic choices - which coupled with the sound by Dario Marianelli- provide the supporting cloth for the actors' and actresses' visceral performances. The result is a portrayal which is honest, heartfelt, and magical.


6 of 11 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Contribute to This Page