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X-Men: Apocalypse (2016)

PG-13 | | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi | 27 May 2016 (USA)
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After the re-emergence of the world's first mutant, world-destroyer Apocalypse, the X-Men must unite to defeat his extinction level plan.

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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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Rated PG-13 for sequences of violence, action and destruction, brief strong language and some suggestive images | See all certifications »

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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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Trivia

Marks the shortest gap between the release of two X-Men films, being released just three months after Deadpool (2016). While not an official X-Men movie, it takes place in the same universe, references the cast of the X-Men films, and features two X-Men (Colossus and Negasonic Teenage Warhead) as supporting characters. See more »

Goofs

Apparently there were a lot of satellite TV antennas in 1980's Cairo. This seems unlikely given the time period. See more »

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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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Be All That You Can Be
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Fanciful indeed
22 June 2016 | by See all my reviews

In what concerns special effects it is the most stunning movie I have ever seen and only for that it is worth to be seen. Scene succeeds scene in hallucinating speed. In a society where humans live together with mutants not always in very friendly terms, the first mutant is awaken after thousands of years (he was worshiped as a god in Ancient Egypt where the movie starts) and seeing that the world is not good he decides to destroy it to create a new society and a new world order above which he would reign. Then a group of young X-Men (boys and girls) start a fight against his purpose in order to save mankind from destruction. This struggle unites humans and also a few mutants who have extraordinary superpowers they use in the amazing scenes above referred. A movie that keeps you rooted to your seat from the first to the last image.


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