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X-Men (2000)

PG-13 | | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi | 14 July 2000 (USA)
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Two mutants come to a private academy for their kind whose resident superhero team must oppose a terrorist organization with similar powers.



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In a world where both Mutants and Humans fear each other, Marie, better known as Rogue, runs away from home and hitches a ride with another mutant, known as Logan, a.k.a. Wolverine. Charles Xavier, who owns a school for young mutants, sends Storm and Cyclops to bring them back before it is too late. Magneto, who believes a war is approaching, has an evil plan in mind, and needs young Rogue to help him. Written by Film_Fan

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Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for sci-fi action violence | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

14 July 2000 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

X-Men 1.5  »

Box Office


$75,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$54,471,475 (USA) (14 July 2000)


$157,299,717 (USA) (17 November 2000)

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Hugh Jackman got his testicles caught in his harness after a 6 foot jump off the set's Statue of Liberty. See more »


The stealth helmet that Magneto wears is supposed to protect him from Charles reading his mind or locating him with Cerebro. The helmet covers the thickest part of his skull, leaving the thinnest part fully exposed--his face. It is unreasonable to assume that this would not be a big enough area for the professor's powers to penetrate. See more »


[first lines]
Prof. Charles Francis Xavier: [narration] Mutation: it is the key to our evolution. It has enabled us to evolve from a single-celled organism into the dominant species on the planet. This process is slow, and normally taking thousands and thousands of years. But every few hundred millennia, evolution leaps forward.
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entertaining special effects masterpiece
6 September 2000 | by (Mannheim, Germany) – See all my reviews

"X-men" is a well done sci-fi action film for all action fans: especially for those who as kids dreamed of having special powers themselves. Each of the main mutant characters has a special ability and during the film I sometimes found myself thinking about which of those abilities I would choose if I were given the chance. Of course all of those special abilities are visible in the film's spectacular special effects. But the special effects were not the only thing that made watching this film fun. There is also plenty of action and character interaction besides shooting and beating and using special powers. As each mutant character is given a past (to give him a motivation) and a weakness, the film's plot never got boring because I also wanted to know how things developed between the mutants themselves.

And I won't even talk about the ending. It actually surprised me. But go see for yourself

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