X-Men: Apocalypse (2016)
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X-Men: Apocalypse Release Date
In Theaters May 27, 2016
X-Men: Apocalypse Credits
Starring: James McAvoy, Michael Fassbender, Jennifer Lawrence, Nicholas Hoult, Evan Peters, Rose Byrne, Tye Sheridan, Alexandra Shipp, Sophie Turner, Kodi Smit-McPhee, Ben Hardy, Lana Condor and Oscar Isaac
Written by: Michael Dougherty, Dan Harris, Simon Kinberg and Bryan Singer
Directed by: Bryan Singer
Produced by: Todd Hallowell, Simon Kinberg, Josh McLaglen, John Ottman, Lauren Shuler Donner, and Bryan Singer
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