Dark Phoenix is a 2019 American superhero film directed by Simon Kinberg.

Official trailers

20th Century Fox on Wednesday, April 17, 2019 released the trailer:
Dark Phoenix | Final Trailer | 20th Century FOX.

Story intro

In 1975, eight-year-old Jean Grey and her parents get into a car accident that kills her mother. Shortly afterward, Professor Charles Xavier takes her to Xavier's School for Gifted Youngsters. In 1992, nine years after the worldwide chaos caused by En Sabah Nur, the X-Men are seen as heroes by the public. The President summons them for assistance during a crisis and responds to a distress signal from the space shuttle Endeavour, which is critically damaged by a solar flare-like energy during the STS-49 mission. While the X-Men save all of the astronauts, Jean is stranded and is struck by the energy which she absorbs into her body to save the X-Men's aircraft from destruction. Jean survives the event and her psychic powers are greatly amplified as a result, but they become uncontrollable and she accidentally unleashes her power on the mutants celebrating at Xavier's school. It is revealed that Xavier had placed mental walls in Jean's mind as a little girl to protect her psychic mind from experiencing trauma. These mental walls are destroyed by Jean's enhanced power and the trauma slowly returns, resulting in her being full of desire, rage, and pain. She then travels to her childhood hometown after finding out that her father is still alive and learned that he abandoned her. Jean recovers her complete memory of the car accident and remembers that she had inadvertently caused it rendering her mother unconscious at the wheel with her telepathy, which causes her to develop post-traumatic stress disorder. The X-Men arrive and attempt to take Jean home but she injures Quicksilver and accidentally kills Mystique before flying away.

Cast

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
Jessica Chastain
Vuk
Kodi Smit-McPhee
Kurt Wagner / Nightcrawler
Evan Peters
Peter Maximoff / Quicksilver
Scott Shepherd
John Grey
Ato Essandoh
Jones
Brian d'Arcy James
President of the United States
Halston Sage
Dazzler
Lamar Johnson
Match
Summer Fontana
Young Jean Grey (8yrs Old)
Hannah Emily Anderson
Elaine Grey (as Hannah Anderson)
Josh McLaglen
Hospital Doctor
Todd Hallowell
Hospital Doctor
Julianne Jain
Hospital Doctor
Michael Kives
Launch Reporter
Karen Ivany
Launch Anchor
Lynne Adams
NASA Flight Director
Alex Gravenstein
NASA Tech
Daniel Rindress-Kay
NASA Tech
Raphael Grosz-Harvey
NASA Tech
Orphée Ladouceur-Nguyen
NASA Tech
Richard Dagenais
News Anchor
Dan Duran
News Anchor
Isabel Farias Lehoux
Brazilian News Anchor
Gryffin Hanvelt
Brazilian Kid
Emilio La Torre
Brazilian Kid (as Emilio Torre)
Julian Bailey
Shuttle Commander
Andre Bedard
Shuttle Astronaut
Michael Lipka
Shuttle Astronaut
Robert Montcalm
Shuttle Astronaut
Sebastian MacLean
Shuttle Astronaut
Vanessa Jackson
Shuttle Astronaut
David Patrick Green
NASA Press Conference Speaker
Sean Denny
Military Police
Eloi Archambaudoin
Dinner Party Guest (as Ellis Arch)
Yanek Gadzala
Dinner Party Guest
Aphra Williams
Dinner Party Guest
Maurizio Terrazzano
Dinner Party Guest
Simon Alain
Dinner Party Guest
Chris Claremont
White House Guest
Matt Keyes
Cop
Suzanna Le Nir
Cop
Amir Sám Nakhjavani
Cop
Donny Falsetti
Cop
Brady Allen
Mutant Student
Dave Campbell
Detective
Andrew Stehlin
Ariki
Kota Eberhardt
Selene Gallio
Tyler Elliot Burke
Genosha Sentry
Danny Blanco Hall
Army Ranger Captain
Aalia Adam
Local Reporter
Peter Anthony Holder
Local Reporter
Christopher B. MacCabe
Dive Bar Bartender
Frank Fontaine
Dive Bar Elderly Man
Bonkers
5th Avenue Dog
Sebastien Beaulac
National Guard Officer
Alain Chanoine
Military Train Guard
Doug Chapman
Military Train Guard
Frédéric North
Helicopter Pilot (as Fren)
Ben Skorstad
Helicopter Pilot
Brian A. Reynolds
Helicopter Pilot
Doug Uttecht
Helicopter Pilot
Warren Harris
Helicopter Pilot

About

Principal photography began on June 28, 2017, in Montreal, Quebec, under the working title Teen Spirit.

The film Dark Phoenix was scheduled to be released on February 13, 2019, on February 14, 2019 (United States), on May 14, 2019 (Mexico City), on June 4, 2019 (TCL Chinese Theatre), on June 5, 2019 (United Kingdom, France), on June 6, 2019 (Germany, Italy) and on June 7, 2019 (United States, Spain) by Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures, 20th Century Fox Argentina, 20th Century Fox Brazil, Big Picture 2 Films, Blitz, Cinecolor Films, CinemArt, Forum Film, Forum Hungary, Imperial / Cinepix, Nordisk Film, Odeon, Press Play Pictures, Twentieth Century Fox C.I.S., Ukrainian Film Distribution, Walt Disney Studios Japan, Walt Disney Studios Sony Pictures Releasing (WDSSPR), Warner Bros. F.E., 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment, Buena Vista Home Entertainment, Hispano Foxfilms S.A.E. and Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment.

The duration of the film is 114 minutes. With a budget of $200 million, the film grossed over $252.4 million.

The film had received a "PG-13" rating.

Rating

Dark Phoenix got low rating from critics. Audiences polled by CinemaScore gave the film an average grade of "B-" on a scale ranging from A+ to F.

External links

Official website: foxmovies.com/movies/dark-phoenix

IMDB: Dark Phoenix

Wikipedia: Dark Phoenix (film)

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