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Dark Phoenix (2019)

PG-13 | | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi | 7 June 2019 (USA)
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Jean Grey begins to develop incredible powers that corrupt and turn her into a Dark Phoenix. Now the X-Men will have to decide if the life of a team member is worth more than all of humanity.

Director:

Simon Kinberg

Writers:

Simon Kinberg, Stan Lee (comic book created by) | 4 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
Sophie Turner ... Jean Grey / Phoenix
Tye Sheridan ... Scott Summers / Cyclops
Alexandra Shipp ... Ororo Munroe / Storm
Evan Peters ... Peter Maximoff / Quicksilver
Kodi Smit-McPhee ... Kurt Wagner / Nightcrawler
Jessica Chastain ... Vuk
Scott Shepherd ... John Grey
Ato Essandoh ... Jones
Brian d'Arcy James ... President of the United States
Halston Sage ... Dazzler
Lamar Johnson ... Match
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Storyline

The X-Men. Protectors of peace. Jean Grey is one of the most beloved X-Men. But when a mission goes wrong, Jean is exposed to a dark and ancient power. This power has destroyed everything it comes in contact with, until her. Now that this power is becoming unstable, she releases it with destruction and anger. Now that this foreign power is consuming her, and the world is threatened, the X-Men have to face an important truth: they must save either the world, or their friend who threatens it.

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

The X-Men's Final Battle will be Their Greatest. See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for intense sequences of sci-fi violence and action including some gunplay, disturbing images, and brief strong language | See all certifications »

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Details

Country:

USA | Canada

Language:

English | French

Release Date:

7 June 2019 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

X-Men: Dark Phoenix See more »

Filming Locations:

Montréal, Québec, Canada See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$200,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$32,828,348, 9 June 2019

Gross USA:

$65,845,974

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$252,442,974
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

Mystique and Magneto were not originally intended to appear as Jennifer Lawrence implied in several interviews that she was done with playing Mystique, though she said in an interview that she had a change of heart as she didn't want fans to be confused if her character got the 'Chuck Cunningham Syndrome treatment'. This is a reference to Happy Days (1974) in which the older brother of Richie ( Ron Howard ) simply disappeared from the show. See more »

Goofs

If the D'Bari were so powerful that they can absorb the Phoenix Force, why didn't they do it in the first place when the Phoenix Force was destroying their home planet? Vuk, the leader of the D'Bari, mentioned that the Phoenix Force destroyed everything it came into contact with until it merged with Jean. Jean had to willingly transfer the Phoenix Force to Vuk in the first place, so it stands to reason that the D'Bari can't forcefully take it from her. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Young Jean Grey: What are we?
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Crazy Credits

When the 20th Century Fox logo fades away, the X in the logo stays for a second longer before it also fades away. See more »

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User Reviews

 
Just to clarify something
7 June 2019 | by aiascosSee all my reviews

Before I express my opinion for this film I would like to clarify some things for all the harsh and mean viewers. Dark Phoenix is about exploring the past of an X-Men character (Jean Grey) and not about the END of X-Men (go watch "Logan" because that's the ending movie)...This film is the beginning of a new Era. And it will be appreciated by less people , because the whole plot focuses on Jean's mentality and the acceptance of her alter ego (Anthropocentrism). By all means it's not a typical X-men movie , and that's the UNIQUE thing about it...You can't judge an origin film like you are expecting to see ENDGAME 2...It's a prequel film about a character embracing her inner powers, not about infinity gauntlets and epic battles. Now about my opinion over the film ,well no doubt 200 mill budget could do a little better (this doesn't mean the final product wasn't nice) BUT the movie was pretty watchable, had an interesting and simple written plot and divine CGI effects (A classic Superhero movie) . And no ,I don't think the actors where dull and monotonous, they were all acting the same like in all the previous x-men movies . In addition, Jessica Chastain delivered a great and different performance on her role. For an origin film like this one I think it was one of the greatest that Fox/Marvel have ever released.


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