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
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(at around 43 mins) When Apocalypse arrives at Storm's home, what is playing on her television is the Star Trek (1966) episode Star Trek: Who Mourns for Adonais? (1967), whose story mirrors Apocalypse's own behavior. In the episode, a powerful entity who was worshipped as a god on old Earth meets modern humans and throws a temper tantrum upon learning that they have no more use for old gods. See more »
(at around 1h 12 mins) During The Pentagon scene, the chairman of the joint chief of staff General who was played by Stephen Bogaert was shown wearing Blue U.S. Air Force uniform. However the movie was set in 1983, in which The Chairman of The Joint Chief of Staff General John W. Vessey Jr. was actually from The Army not The Air Force. The previous chairman of the joint chief of staff who was from The Air Force was General David C. Jones who served from 1978 until 1982, a year before the movie was set on. See more »
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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When the 20th Century Fox logo fades away, the X in the logo stays for a second longer before it also fades away. The "X-Men" score can also be heard near the end of the logo. See more »