Movie Ratings, Family Movie Reviews & More!

Still shot from the movie: The Darkest Hour.

The Darkest Hour

A trip to Moscow turns into a fight for survival for a group of American tourists after alien invaders attack the Russian capital. Invisible to the human eye, these hostile trespassers gobble up electricity while destroying anything that gets in their way. Get the movie review and more. »


Overall: C+
Violence: C+
Sexual Content: B
Language: C-
Drugs/Alcohol: C+
Run Time: 89
Theater Release: 25 Dec 2011
Video Release: 10 Apr 2012
MPAA Rating: PG-13
See Canadian Ratings
How We Determine Our Grades

Why Is The Darkest Hour Rated PG-13?

Violence: A man steals intellectual property from another company. Aliens vaporize numerous characters and a dog. Buildings are destroyed and massive wreckage is portrayed. Characters experience many moments of peril. An alien takes control of a bus and tries to kill the people inside.

Sexual Content: A girl takes off her shirt while changing clothes. A woman tells a man she is a lesbian and that her friend has herpes. Men go to a bar with hopes of getting some sexual activity. Women wear revealing clothing and dance suggestively at a nightclub.

Language: The script contains numerous uses of scatological slang, profanities, terms of deity, a crude word for sexual activity and a crass sexual term.

Alcohol / Drug Use: Young adult characters drink at a nightclub. Following the invasion, one man drinks to deal with his stress.

Join the Conversation

About the Reviewer: Kerry Bennett

© One Voice Communications Ltd. | About Parent Previews | FAQ | Making the Grades | Privacy Policy | Terms of Service | Contact