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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, the world-destroyer Apocalypse, the X-Men must unite to defeat his extinction level plan.

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Bryan Singer

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Simon Kinberg (screenplay by), Bryan Singer (story by) | 3 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
James McAvoy ... Professor Charles Xavier
Michael Fassbender ... Erik Lehnsherr / Magneto
Jennifer Lawrence ... Raven / Mystique
Nicholas Hoult ... Hank McCoy / Beast
Oscar Isaac ... En Sabah Nur / Apocalypse
Rose Byrne ... Moira Mactaggert
Evan Peters ... Peter Maximoff / Quicksilver
Josh Helman ... Col. William Stryker
Sophie Turner ... Jean Grey
Tye Sheridan ... Scott Summers / Cyclops
Lucas Till ... Alex Summers / Havok
Kodi Smit-McPhee ... Kurt Wagner / Nightcrawler
Ben Hardy ... Angel
Alexandra Shipp ... Ororo Munroe / Storm
Lana Condor ... 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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Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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Country:

USA

Release Date:

27 May 2016 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

X-Men: Apocalypse See more »

Filming Locations:

Montréal, Québec, Canada See more »

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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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Color

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2.39 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

Bryan Singer has described X-Men: Apocalypse as "A big monster of a movie." See more »

Goofs

Since X: First Class, many characters have barely aged despite the passage of 21 years. Some mutants have been confirmed in earlier movies to age slowly. While it is not clear why Moira MacTaggert should remain youthful, Charles remarks on this astounding fact, thereby acknowledging the problem, if not explaining it, within the story. 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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The film title appears in a sequence of religious and historic symbols. See more »

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Features Knight Rider (1982) See more »

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Glory Of The Trumpets
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We finally get to see what the X-Men are really capable of.
31 July 2016 | by moninsak-70078See all my reviews

For what it is - entertainment with familiar characters - it definitely delivers. It was refreshing to see the characters use their powers as we've been expecting since the first movie, although the relatively new cast don't have the screen presence to draw us completely in.

Fassbender and McAvoy are flawless in their roles, and it makes you question what kind of film this is - an action adventure comic book film, or a gut-wrenching exploration of what one is capably of after they've lost everything.

There lacks the cohesion that the first two films had (the third doesn't exist), and kind of jumps between awkward humour and heavy drama. Some reveals and build up fall flat or seem too obvious.

But like I said, we get to see our childhood heroes and villains really kick ass and wreck havoc. I had a lot of fun watching it.

And I was never really a fan of Quicksilver before, but let's say after this film, I think he's kinda cool.


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