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 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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A Phoenix will rise. The X-Men will fall. 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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Director Simon Kinberg has stated that he cut a good deal of the original storyline of the Dark Phoenix to focus more on ending the storyline that originally began in X-Men: First Class (2011) and focus more on Jean's character for the film. As such the elements of the Hellfire Club and the alien race known Shi'ar and their Shi'ar Empire from the original comic book storyline were removed from the film adaption to cut down on unnecessary sub-plots. Members of the Hellfire Club such as Sebastian Shaw and Emma Frost previously appeared in X-Men: First Class (2011). See more »

Goofs

Jean's and Nightcrawler's mutant abilities do not allow them to survive space. The X-men save astronauts who are wearing protective suits while wearing leather jackets. 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

The X in the 20th Century Fox logo and the O in the film title are on fire. See more »

Connections

References X-Men: The Last Stand (2006) See more »

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Killer Queen
Written by Freddie Mercury
Performed by Queen
Courtesy of Universal International Music BV
Under license from Universal Music Enterprises/Hollywood Records, Inc.
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User Reviews

 
This Is Not Endgame So Stop Judging it Based on That!
20 October 2019 | by Theedg3See all my reviews

This is not Endgame so please stop comparing this to it, giving it low scores because you liked that better.

Ive seen every XMen flick to date and this one is on par with most and superior to Apocalypse.

The mood is dark, serious, moody no Marvel kiddie jokes every 5 mins. Action is top notch.

Magneto needs his own film.


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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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