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Directed by Bryan Singer
Produced by Simon Kinberg
Distributed by 20th Century Fox
Release date May 9, 2016 (London)
Running time 144 minutes
Country United States
In 3600 BCE, the powerful mutant lord En Sabah Nur rules ancient Egypt until he is entombed alive by a rebellion. Awakening in 1983, he believes humanity has lost its way. Aiming to destroy the world and remake it in the image he sees fit, he recruits Ororo Munroe and upgrades her power. In East Berlin, shape-shifting mutant Raven frees Kurt Wagner, a teleporting mutant from a cage match with Angel and requests black marketeer Caliban to transport him to America. En Sabah Nur recruits Caliban’s bodyguard, Psylocke and Angel, enhancing both of their powers.
Alex Summers takes his brother Scott to Professor Charles Xavier’s educational institute, hoping that Xavier and Hank McCoy will teach him to control his mutation for shooting optic beams. Scott meets the Level 5 telepathic and telekinetic Jean Grey, and the two develop an attraction. En Sabah Nur’s powers cause disturbances around the world, leading Xavier and Alex to consult with CIA operative Moira MacTaggert, who has been researching the legend of Nur.