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X-Men: Apocalypse (2016)

PG-13 | | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi | 27 May 2016 (USA)
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After the re-emergence of the world's first mutant, world-destroyer Apocalypse, the X-Men must unite to defeat his extinction level plan.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
... Professor Charles Xavier
... Erik Lehnsherr / Magneto
... Raven / Mystique
... Hank McCoy / Beast
... En Sabah Nur / Apocalypse
... Moira Mactaggert
... Peter Maximoff / Quicksilver
... Col. William Stryker
... Jean Grey
... Scott Summers / Cyclops
... Alex Summers / Havok
... Kurt Wagner / Nightcrawler
... Angel
... Ororo Munroe / Storm
... Jubilee
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Storyline

Since the dawn of civilization, he was worshiped as a god. Apocalypse, the first and most powerful mutant from Marvel's X-Men universe, amassed the powers of many other mutants, becoming immortal and invincible. Upon awakening after thousands of years, he is disillusioned with the world as he finds it and recruits a team of powerful mutants, including a disheartened Magneto, to cleanse mankind and create a new world order, over which he will reign. As the fate of the Earth hangs in the balance, Raven with the help of Professor X must lead a team of young X-Men to stop their greatest nemesis and save mankind from complete destruction. Written by 20th Century Fox

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Prepare for the Apocalypse. See more »


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Rated PG-13 for sequences of violence, action and destruction, brief strong language and some suggestive images | See all certifications »

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27 May 2016 (USA)  »

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X-Men: Apocalipsis  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$178,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$65,000,000, 29 May 2016, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$155,442,489

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$543,934,787
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Trivia

Bryan Singer: a soldier Weapon X kills during his rampage. See more »

Goofs

The opening takes place over 1000 years before the building of the Great Pyramids at Giza and over 800 before the building of the first attempt at a pyramid, the stepped pyramid at Djoser. However, the anachronism is explained by the post-credit scene of X-Men: Days of Future Past which showed a younger Apocalypse single-handedly making pyramids with his mind. See more »

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[first lines]
Charles Xavier: Mutants: born with extraordinary abilities, and yet still, they are children stumbling in the dark, searching for guidance. A gift can often be a curse. Give someone wings, and they may fly too close to the sun. Give them the power of prophecy, and they may live in fear of the future. Give them the greatest gift of all, powers beyond imagination, and they may think they are meant to rule the world.
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Crazy Credits

SPOILER: There is a scene at the end of the closing credits: Men from Essex Corporation (run by X-Men villain Mister Sinister, aka Nathaniel Essex) arrive at the Weapon X base and collect samples of Wolverine's blood. This leads into Logan (2017). See more »

Connections

Version of X-Men: Children of the Atom (1994) See more »

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Countess Bathory
Written by Abaddon (as Anthony Bray), Mantas (as Jeffrey Dunn) and Cronos (as Conrad Lant)
Performed by Venom
Courtesy of Sanctuary Records Group Ltd.
By Arrangement with BMG Rights Management (US) LLC
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Screw Rotten Tomatoes this movie is as fantastic as it could get
10 May 2016 | by See all my reviews

Okay, this is already the fourth superhero film we have gotten so far this year. The fact that it's this good blows my mind, it's the sixth entry in the main X-Men series, and it might be the third best after X2 and Days of Future Past. Oscar Isaac gives an outstanding performance as the mutant menace: Apocalypse, he was the highlight of the film right next to Fassbender's Magneto (who never fails to deliver). In a year with pathetic and disappointing superhero film villains so far, Apocalypse gives us the layered and threatening performance we want from our villains. Evan Peters returns as Quicksilver once more to give us an amazing scene that tops the one from Days of Future Past. The newcomers are fantastic and exciting and we will certainly see them again in the future. They also finally got Cyclops right! Forget about Rotten Tomatoes and go see this film opening weekend, you won't regret!


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