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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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Change is coming. The evolution begins july 14th. See more »


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

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$75,000,000 (estimated)

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$54,471,475 (USA) (16 July 2000)

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$157,299,717 (USA)
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Trivia

Most of the cast, especially James Marsden and Sir Patrick Stewart, prepared for their roles by reading the X-Men comics. See more »

Goofs

The straps inside the Statue of Liberty that hold the skin of copper to the iron frame were originally iron, then were replaced with stainless steel during the refurbishment. At no time were they green as shown. See more »

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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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I gave this film an 8.
5 March 2001 | by (North Carolina) – See all my reviews

I've always been a fan of the X-Men, since the Animated Series aired (I'd never really read any of the comics though... ^_^). So when I heard they were making a movie about them, I was counting the days until it was released. Maybe that affected how I viewed the movie, but I was a bit disappointed. Director Brian Singer (Usual Suspects) did a good job with what he's got... the multiple characters, etc. The whole project seems a bit "safe," though, as if the producers wanted to make sure this big production didn't flop. It's a good movie, but not a great one. Fans of the X-Men might be especially disappointed if their favorite characters do not include either Wolverine or Rogue. Mine personally is Cyclops, but he had a minor role. James Marsden, who played Cyclops, was a bit on the stiff side, but I forgive him because I like him as an actor. On that note, all the actors did an excellent job, especially Patrick Stewart and Ian McKellan, as the forces of good and evil. It brought an endearing humanistic side to a story I had thought was dominated by sci-fi. If you're an X-Men fan, I would definitely recommend this film--but you probably have already seen it! What X-Men fan would miss out? If you're not a fan, maybe this movie can be a starting point for a new obsession... :o)


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