Dark Phoenix (movie)

2019 film directed by Simon Kinberg

Dark Phoenix, known also as X-Men: Dark Phoenix, is a 2019 epic drama superhero film, the seventh film of the mainline of the X-Men film series and the overral twelfth film of the series.

Dark Phoenix
Directed bySimon Kinberg
Screenplay bySimon Kinberg
Produced bySimon Kinberg
Hutch Parker
Todd Hallowell
StarringSophie Turner
James McAvoy
Michael Fassbender
Tye Sheridan
Jennifer Lawrence
Nicholas Hoult
Alexandra Shipp
Kodi Smit-McPhee
Jessica Chastain
CinematographyMauro Fiore
Edited byLee Smith
Music byHans Zimmer
Distributed byWalt Disney Motion Pictures
Release date
7 June 2019
Running time
143 minutes
CountryUnited Kingdom / United States
Budget$200 million
Box office$252,4 million

The movie, despite its disappointing box office opening, had a pretty good success at box office grossing €252,4 billions and becoming one of the biggest recessed 2019 films.

Despite the mixed reviews of film critics, it was positively welcomed from audience and fans who praised its story, emotional weight, character development, actors's performances (especially those of Turner and Fassbender), Zimmer's musical score, action scenes and special effects, although the presence and performance of Chastain, Quicksilver's screen time and the short runtime were criticizied.