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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)


ESP 1,248,400,805 (Spain) (29 June 2001)

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Did You Know?


The last scene shot in Canada as part of principal photography was the first scene in the movie - that of rain falling on mud in the concentration camp. See more »


When Magneto takes Wolverine's dog tag from around Sabretooth's neck, the clear string attached to pull it can faintly be seen. 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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Written by Lucinda Williams and Duane Jarvis
Performed by Lucinda Williams
Courtesy of the Island Def Jam Music Group
Under license from Universal Music Enterprises
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User Reviews

Can your comic heros really come to life?
29 November 2000 | by (Minneapolis, MN) – See all my reviews

The answer to that question can be found in this movie with a resounding YES. Being a fan of X-Men comics and cartoons, I watched this movie with great skepticism. It was wonderful how the characters remained true to the comics.

The special powers that our mutant heros and villains possess are displayed exceptionally. It made me wish that I could have a special power of my own.

Enough can not be said of the phenomenal cast of actors that were selected for their roles. Not only did they fit their parts perfectly, but they made you believe. Bravo to Patrick Stewart, Hugh Jackman, Ian McKellen and a host of actors who were lucky enough to take part in this adventure.

Bryan Singer does a fantastic job of bringing it all together. The special effects in this movie, only enhance the great script and acting. After seeing the DVD with the outtakes, the editing was quite effective.

The true battle of good versus evil can always make for a great story but when a comic book is adapted to film and you feel that what you see is really possible, it is a true stroke of genius.

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