Jean Grey begins to develop incredible powers that corrupt and turn her into a Dark Phoenix, causing the X-Men to decide if her life is worth more than all of humanity.

Director:

Simon Kinberg

Writer:

Simon Kinberg
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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.

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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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Trivia

Rarmian Newton was rumored for either Mimic or Shane and Toby Huss for the role as the Shi'ar character, Mentor. See more »

Goofs

(at around 5 mins) When Jean is reading Charles' mind in New York, in the flashback, Charles can be seen driving an eight-year-old Jean to the school, but it was established that he was in a wheelchair then and had no control over his legs, and therefore couldn't drive. But X-Men: Days of Future Past revealed that he sometimes uses a drug to regain control of his legs (at the temporary expense of his powers), so it's possible he took minimal enough of a dose to be able to drive the car. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Jean Grey: Who are we? Are we simply what others want us to be? Are destined to a fate beyond our control? Or can we evolve? Become... something more?
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Crazy Credits

SPOILER: The X-Films' title sequences features a weapon used by the villain of each film, backed by the X-Men's Cerebro device.

In this film the title appears with flames, without Cerebro. This reflects the Phoenix being neither an enemy or ally. Furthermore, Charles had previously released the Phoenix in X-Men: Apocalypse (2016) through a Cerebro door. See more »


Soundtracks

By the Time I Get to Phoenix
Written by Jimmy Webb
Performed by Glen Campbell
Courtesy of Capitol Nashville Records
Under license from Universal Music Enterprises
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User Reviews

Who wrote this?
22 June 2019 | by melio10See all my reviews

Who wrote this - I would like his job. No effort and still got paid.

The conversations are flat and the actors look uncomfortable saying them. There is a plot and in the same time, you feel like there is no plot. I lost interest in what was happening very quickly.

Do not watch.


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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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2.39 : 1
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