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X-Men: Apocalypse (2016)

PG-13 | | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi | 27 May 2016 (USA)
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In the 1980s the X-Men must defeat an ancient all-powerful mutant, En Sabah Nur, who intends to thrive through bringing destruction to the world.

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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:

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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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2.39 : 1
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Trivia

The film was to be subtitled "Age of Apocalypse" after the comic of the same name, but this was changed to "Apocalypse" for a more ominous title, as well as to avoid comparison with Avengers: Age of Ultron (2015), Transformers: Age of Extinction (2014), and The Age of Adaline (2015). See more »

Goofs

All alleged anachronisms and factual mistakes can be explained by the fact that the story, like everything in the X-Men cinematic universe, explicitly takes place in an alternate reality (Earth-295) than ours (Earth-616) where all supposedly 'wrong' music, fashion, items,technology, events etc. are all already in the time-line. The parallel 'dimensions' and various transgressions of the same conflict are often even essential to the plot development in both the comics and the movies and sometimes 'errors' are intentionally placed to accentuate the differences between worlds. See more »

Quotes

[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

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 »


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Apollo's Kiss
from "Star Trek (1966)"
Composed by Fred Steiner (as Frederick Steiner)
Courtesy of CBS Television Studios
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The surprise superhero movie of the year!
17 May 2016 | by stavros_zannetidesSee all my reviews

It was everything I hoped it would be. Awesome action sequences, stunning picture, funny scenes, cool Easter eggs/references. Apocalypse wasn't as bad as I thought he would be. He was actually OK.

If you thought they could not top Quicksilver's awesome scene from Days of Future Past, get ready for a treat because his scenes were amazing. Marvel, you should get a few lessons on how to make a proper Quicksilver from Fox.

Sophie Turner was really good as Jean and I think we finally have a bad-ass Cyclops.

Saw it last night and I will probably go see it a few more times. Lets hope there will be more X-Men movies with this cast.


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