Darkest Hour (2017)

PG-13  |   |  Biography, Drama, History

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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 Adolf Hitler, or fight on against incredible odds.



  • Gary Oldman in Darkest Hour (2017)
  • Gary Oldman and Randolph Churchill at an event for Darkest Hour (2017)
  • Roberto Leoni in Darkest Hour (2017)
  • Gary Oldman in Darkest Hour (2017)
  • Lily James at an event for Darkest Hour (2017)
  • Samuel West at an event for Darkest Hour (2017)

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Cast & Crew

Top Billed Cast


Joe Wright


Anthony McCarten

Did You Know?


Gary Oldman"s performance as Winston Churchill in Darkest Hour would be the 22nd time the Best Actor Oscar has been won for playing a real-life character. In his review of the film, critic Brian Tallerico even suggested that the film was made purely to get Oldman, one of ... ...


Winston Churchill: I'm getting the job only because the ship is sinking. It's not a gift, it's revenge.


"The scene on the Underground was filmed inside a 1959 Tube Stock carriage." However, 1959 Tube stock never ran between St James's Park and Westminster as these stations are on the District Line which is a sub-surface railway.


Plot Summary

Synopsis (WARNING: Spoilers)


Biography | Drama | History | War


Release Date:

22 December 2017


English, French, German

Country of Origin


Box Office


$30,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$175,006 (USA) (26 November 2017)


$56,309,040 (USA) (18 March 2018)

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