Because the X-Men movies largely revolve around mutants fighting against discrimination and keeping the world safe from radical figures, they haven’t been able to be lighthearted stories all the way through. However, that doesn’t mean they are 100% serious affairs either. Every now and then, funny moments are sprinkled in to give the audience some extra fun, and X-Men: Apocalypse was no exception this past weekend.
In the midst of the mutant superheroes battling Apocalypse and his Four Horsemen to prevent the world from being destroyed, the movie included a fair amount of humorous elements mixed in so that it wasn’t all doom and gloom in 1983, with jokes involving both the good and bad guys. Some of these parts leaned on basic physical comedy while others took a meta approach, but either way, they definitely got some laughs from people. These are the six funniest moments that X-Men: Apocalypse had to offer to moviegoers.
Quicksilver’s Mansion Shenanigans
The music playing this time was “Sweet Dreams” by Eurythmics, and just like in the last movie, Quicksilver being a super speedy savior didn’t stop him from having some fun throughout. From scooping some goldfish into a vase to sipping from a soda can floating in midair, the mischievous speedster proved again why he’s one of the funniest and best characters in the “First Class” trilogy. Oh, and an honorable mention goes to the dog he saved who was eating pizza before the explosion and One of the best moments in X-Men: Days of Future Past was when Quicksilver ran around the Pentagon kitchen to save his allies and screw around, all while “Time in a Bottle” played. It was hard to imagine how that sequence could be topped, but X-Men: Apocalypse succeeded and then some with Peter Maximoff saving everyone in the X-Mansion a second before they were incinerated by the exploding Blackbird jet. continued snacking afterwards.
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