• 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 , Adventure , Action , Science Fiction

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

Distributors: 20th Century Fox

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

Ratings & Reviews

  • 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

  • 50
    Matt SingerScreenCrush

    13 years later, the X-Men are bigger, and the effects used to bring their powers to life are even more convincing. But what’s missing at this point is that sense of awe and wonder from those early days. For all the fighting and blasting and bamfing, we’ve seen it all before — sometimes literally. show more

  • 40
    Todd McCarthyThe Hollywood Reporter

    Despite the undeniable presence of a huge amount of action, X-Men: Apocalypse is decidedly a case of more is less, especially when compared with the surprising action and more interesting personal interactions (including the temporary subtraction of some characters) in other big Marvel franchises. show more

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