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Dark Phoenix (2019)

PG-13 | | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi | 7 June 2019 (USA)
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Jean Grey begins to develop incredible powers that corrupt and turn her into a Dark Phoenix. Now the X-Men will have to decide if the life of a team member is worth more than all of humanity.

Director:

Simon Kinberg

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Simon Kinberg, Stan Lee (comic book created by) | 4 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
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.

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

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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Details

Country:

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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Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

The sequel was announced three weeks before X-Men: Apocalypse (2016) was released. See more »

Goofs

If the D'Bari were so powerful that they can absorb the Phoenix Force, why didn't they do it in the first place when the Phoenix Force was destroying their home planet? Vuk, the leader of the D'Bari, mentioned that the Phoenix Force destroyed everything it came into contact with until it merged with Jean. Jean had to willingly transfer the Phoenix Force to Vuk in the first place, so it stands to reason that the D'Bari can't forcefully take it from her. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Young Jean Grey: What are we?
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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. See more »

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Featured in Chris Stuckmann Movie Reviews: Dark Phoenix (2019) See more »

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Why was this even made?
15 June 2019 | by MarkyLouiGSee all my reviews

For the love of all things unholy, why was this movie even made? I feel like the X-MEN franchise is shooting their own foot with every single release. Dark Phoenix was painful to watch; the story itself didn't give us a reason to watch the damn thing. And by that I mean the film does absolutely nothing for the franchise. They probably could've done better if they just skipped this movie completely. There is no connection to X-MEN apocalypse at all and quite frankly I feel like this movie negates the entire events of X-MEN apocalypse. This is the second go at telling the story of the Jean Grey-Phoenix angle and I think this probably was worse than the first one; at least the first one had Wolverine in it. Sophie Turner is a great actress and I certainly am not discounting her talent for acting but for me she just isn't Jean Grey. She had no connection to the character and it didn't help that it was weird listening to her. I think that was because she was trying to hide her accent. Also what is up with her makeup? She's destroying houses, killing people; she literally has blood on her shirt but still has perfect hair and makeup. Probably the best thing about the film was that one Nightcrawler scene; there's this one scene where Nightcrawler is pissed off and it looked bad-ass. All in all I think this was one of the more awful X-MEN movies. You really don't care about the story, characters are forgettable and uninspiring, arcs are just all over the place and again there is nothing to this film.


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