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Year: 2017

Original Title: Darkest Hour

Country: UK

Length: 125 minutes

Genre: Biography, Drama, History

Studios: Focus Features, Working Title Films

Distributor: Focus Features

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Release Dates

United Kingdom: January 12 2018

United States: November 24 2017


Ranking: 94 out of 13,331 movies (up 76)


6.0 by 3 media


Gary Oldman is Winston Churchill in this film that tells how were the days in which Churchill had to take the reins of a country in the middle of a world war. In spite of not being the first option, neither the most qualifed for the job, Churchill is proclaimed first minister of the United Kingdom in the darkest moment Europe and his own country are living since the Great War. With the King and his party against him, the nazis devastating Europe and the menace of an invasion each time more impeding, the president will have to stay firm to change the course of History. Winston Churchill leads an attack against Hitler's army in the early days of World War II. 'Darkest Hour' is directed by Joe Wright ('Pride & Prejudice')and written by Anthony McCarten ('The Theory of Everything')


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Cast Darkest Hour

Gary Oldman

Winston Churchill

Ben Mendelsohn

King George VI

Kristin Scott Thomas

Clementine Churchill

Lily James

Elizabeth Nel

Ronald Pickup

Neville Chamberlain

Stephen Dillane

Viscount Halifax



Trivia Darkest Hour

John Hurt's final film. The film will also be dedicated in his memory. 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)(TV)' and 'Bomber Harris' (1989). The second film about Churchill in 2017, the first being "Churchill" starring Brian Cox.