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Generation X (1996)

TV Movie  -   -  Action | Adventure | Sci-Fi  -  20 February 1996 (USA)
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A group of young mutants--humans with a genetic variation that gives them superpowers and makes them feared by the population at large--begin training at a school for heroes. Their studies ... See full summary »

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A group of young mutants--humans with a genetic variation that gives them superpowers and makes them feared by the population at large--begin training at a school for heroes. Their studies are interrupted when they must rescue one of their number from a mad scientist who can enter others' dreams. Written by Anonymous

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heroes are no longer born... ...they are created. See more »


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The characters of Buff and Refrax were created especially for the movie. Characters such as Chamber and Penance were left out because the SFX needed to portray them would have raised the budget too high. See more »

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While Jubilee is supposedly playing a video game, in fact the screen shows the between-games demo and the legend "Insert Coin." See more »

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Kurt Pastorius: You know, having stretchy skin ain't the kinda thing that's gonna make you a star around here...
Angelo Espinosa: And I suppose looking through pantyhose is real special huh?
Kurt Pastorius: ...listen "dermoflex"... you have got to try and get by on your personality. Accept the fact that the mutant god was in a viciously funny mood when it was your turn in line.
Angelo Espinosa: I think the joke's on all of us esse'.
Mondo: See now there he goes again running that little mouth of his.
Angelo Espinosa: You okay man? You getting proper nutrition?
Mondo: What does it look like...
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The first X-Men movie......sort of
21 October 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Though it is in no way as good as the latest X-Men movie, X2: X-MEN UNITED, GENRATION X is still good for being the first to star characters from Marvel's most influential comic line.

To be made in 1996 and only for television, This movie does in no way fall into the same boat as the other attempt to bring Marvel to the small screen,FANTASTIC FOUR(1994?). I have to admit the special effects were cheesy and the acting could have been better, the movie was still good and the action was still compelling. I had the opportunity to read the comic not long after the movie premiered on FOXtv and it goes very well with the story and the characters are cool.

If you have the opportunity to see this film, it will be worth your while. Enjoy.


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