• X-Men: Apocalypse (2016)

X-Men: Apocalypse

Release Date: May 27th, 2016

DVD Release Date: October 4th, 2016

PG-13 |2 hr 23 min

Plot Summary

Worshiped as a god since the dawn of civilization, the immortal Apocalypse (Oscar Isaac) becomes the first and most powerful mutant. Awakening after thousands of years, he recruits the disheartened Magneto (Michael Fassbender) and other mutants to create a new world order. As the fate of the Earth hangs in the balance, Professor X (James McAvoy) and Raven (Jennifer Lawrence) lead a team of young X-Men to stop their seemingly invincible nemesis from destroying mankind.

Cast: James McAvoy, Michael Fassbender, Jennifer Lawrence, Oscar Isaac, Nicholas Hoult, Rose Byrne, Evan Peters, Tye Sheridan

Director: Bryan Singer

Genres: Fantasy , Action , Science fiction , Adventure

Production Co: Bad Hat Harry, Kinberg Genre, Donners' Company

Distributors: 20th Century Fox

Keywords: Quest, Brooding, 1980s, Emotional, Office, Intense, Survival

Ratings & Reviews

  • 63
    Steven ReaPhiladelphia Inquirer

    This ninth installment in the Marvel mutant superhero franchise is rife with urgent and (dare we say?) apocalyptic comings and goings, with characters and confrontations that seem at once familiar and befuddling. show more

  • 30
    Joe MorgensternWall Street Journal

    The previous episode, “X-Men: Days of Future Past,” was as fresh and enjoyable as this one is semicoherent and dispiriting. show more

  • 70
    Tim GriersonScreen International

    The X-Men adventures keep getting bigger, but Singer works extremely hard to ensure that, even when they’re not always better, they continue to thrill sufficiently. show more

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