The Darkness Poster

Release Date: May 13th, 2016

DVD Release Date: September 6th, 2016

PG-13|1 hr 33 min

Plot Summary
Peter Taylor (Kevin Bacon), his wife Bronny and their two children return to Los Angeles after a fun-filled vacation to the Grand Canyon. Strange events soon start to plague the family, including young son Michael's increasingly erratic behavior. The Taylors learn that Michael brought back some mysterious rocks that he discovered inside a cave. Unfortunately, something followed them home as the clan now find themselves in a battle with a supernatural force that preys on their worst fears.

Cast: Kevin Bacon, Radha Mitchell, Lucy Fry, David Mazouz, Ming-Na , Paul Reiser, Matt Walsh, Jennifer Morrison

Director: Greg McLean

Genres: Thriller, Horror

Production Co: Blumhouse Productions, Emu Creek Pictures

Distributors: High Top Releasing

Ratings & Reviews

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  • The scariest thing about The Darkness turns out to be the trailers to this summer’s more promising horror offerings, “Lights Out” and “Don’t Breathe.” show more

  • Amid the rarely very creepy buildup to the Amityville-ish showdown to come, the screenplay piles on more unrelated domestic drama than the picture can take. show more

  • This enterprise is so listless that one can't even work up a proper head of self-righteous steam over the spooky Native American clichés that drive the plot. show more

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