The Darkest Minds parents guide

The Darkest Minds Parent Guide

Children should be seen, but not take over the world.

Release date August 3, 2018

When children suddenly develop mysterious powers, the adult world attempts to suppress them. So a group of teens use their unusual gifts to rebel against the system and take control of their future.

Why is The Darkest Minds rated PG-13? The MPAA rated The Darkest Minds PG-13 for violence including disturbing images, and thematic elements

Run Time: 104 minutes

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The Darkest Minds
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Why is The Darkest Minds rated PG-13? The Darkest Minds is rated PG-13 by the MPAA for violence including disturbing images, and thematic elements

Darkest Minds stars Amanda Sternberg and Harris Dickinson.

From the Studio:
When teens mysteriously develop powerful new abilities, they are declared a threat by the government and detained. Sixteen-year-old Ruby, one of the most powerful young people anyone has encountered, escapes her camp and joins a group of runaway teens seeking safe haven. Soon this newfound family realizes that, in a world in which the adults in power have betrayed them, running is not enough and they must wage a resistance, using their collective power to take back control of their future.
Written by Twentieth Century Fox

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News About "The Darkest Minds"

Violence:
- Frequent portrayals of non-graphic violence.
- Brief explicit violence.
- Infrequent portrayals of hand-to-hand, weapons, and gun violence (most involving children), with little blood and detail.
- Infrequent portrayals of physical transformations, with some frightening detail.
- Several scenes depicting physical assault and injury.
- Torture.
- Grotesque images.
- Disturbing scenes.
- Several scenes that may frighten young children.

Sexual Content:
- Embracing and kissing.

Profanity:
Six instances of coarse language including:
- Infrequent use of scatological slang, cursing, profanity, and vulgar expressions.
- Limited use of slurs.

Alcohol / Drug Use:
- None noted.

Cast and Crew

The Darkest Minds is directed by Jennifer Yuh Nelson and stars Mandy Moore, Amandla Stenberg, Harris Dickinson.

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Others with unusual talents are depicted in X-Men: First Class and Race to Witch Mountain. Amanda Sternberg also tries to break free of adult oppression in the movie Everything, Everything.

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