X-Men 2 (2003) Poster



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X-Men (2000)

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The Wolverine (2013)

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Pryde of the X-Men (1989) (TV Short)
TV show based on this feature film.
X-Men (1992) (TV Series)
TV show based on this feature film.
X-Men: Children of the Atom (1994) (Video Game)
TV show based on this feature film.
X-Men vs. Street Fighter (1996) (Video Game)
TV show based on this feature film.
Generation X (1996) (TV Movie)
TV show based on this feature film.
X-Men (2000)
TV show based on this feature film.
X-Men: Evolution (2000) (TV Series)
TV show based on this feature film.
X-Men: Days of Future Past (2014)
TV show based on this feature film.
X-Men (2017) (TV Series)
TV show based on this feature film.

Edited into 

FX2: Visual Effects (2003) (Video)
The Second Uncanny Issue of X-Men! Making 'X2' (2003) (Video)
many scenes briefly shown


X2 - Wolverine's Revenge (2003) (Video Game)
X-Men: The Official Game (2006) (Video Game)


Werewolf of London (1935)
Mystique changes from Senator Kelly into Lady Deathstrike while passing through a series of columns, exactly like Wilfred Glendon.
Them! (1954)
The sound heard by the mutants and the humans when Xavier is starting to kill them is the same as the sound emitted by the ants.
Match Game PM (1975) (TV Series)
you hear the theme song as the kid is flipping through tv channels during the night of the attack
Scanners (1981)
Stryker says his wife took a drill to the temple of her head because she couldn't get the images projected by her son out of her head. Michael Ironside takes a drill to his frontal lobe because he can't get the thoughts of others out of his head.
Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan (1982)
The Jean Gray death sequence heavily references Spock's death in The Wrath of Khan. While the rest of the crew is trying to get the engines started before disaster strikes, both Jean and Spock slip away unnoticed and sacrifice themselves to save their companions many of the shots, facial expressions and reactions of characters in both movies are the same. Both movies end with a voice over by the character who died and a long panning shot over an idyllic scene that shows the final resting place of Jean and Spock with a hint that they might not be dead at all. Even the score played over the final scene in X2 sounds closely related to Khan's familiar theme.
Firestarter (1984)
The Silence of the Lambs (1991)
The prison scenes of Magneto resemble the prison scenes of Hannibal Lector.
Wolverine: Adamantium Rage (1994) (Video Game)
Buffy the Vampire Slayer: Becoming: Part 2 (1998) (TV Episode)
Joyce's line to Buffy is similar to a line by Iceman's mother "Have you tried not being a slayer/mutant?"
Three Kings (1999)
X-Men (2000)

Referenced in 

Saturday Night Live: Adrien Brody/Sean Paul & Wayne Wonder (2003) (TV Episode)
Mentioned twice on Weekend Update
Saturday Night Live: Dan Aykroyd/Beyonce (2003) (TV Episode)
Mentioned on Weekend Update
X2: Nightcrawler Reborn (2003) (Video)
comic bits
The Girl Next Door (2004)
There is a poster for X2 hanging prominently in the background in the scene where Matthew learns Danielle is a porn star.
Trekkies 2 (2004)
A poster of the movie is seen at the Unification Club.
Incident at Loch Ness (2004)
The onscreen creative team making the film within a film lists this movie among their real life credits
Around the World in 80 Days (2004)
The character Deathstrike
Cellular (2004)
Same distinct shot of the camera going through a door's peephole.
War Journal: On the Set of 'The Punisher' (2004) (Video)
Rebecca Romain-Stamos says she was in another comic book movie where she was a stylized villain.
The O.C.: The Accomplice (2005) (TV Episode)
Zach mentions it.
Film Geek (2005)
Video case is shown in a video store.
Reel Paradise (2005)
poster seen
Reefer Madness: Grass Roots (2005) (TV Short)
mentioned once
Ulli Lommel's Zodiac Killer (2005) (Video)
poster inside movie store
Clerks II (2006)
Jay thinks that prison cells should be made of plastic as was the case with Magneto's in the film.
Look, Up in the Sky! The Amazing Story of Superman (2006) (TV Movie)
Newspaper stories about this film seen at start of Superman Returns segment
Top Gear: Episode #8.6 (2006) (TV Episode)
Jeremy says Brian Cox was in it
X-Men: The Excitement Continues (2006) (Video)
Mentioned several times in interviews
An Evening with Kevin Smith 2: Evening Harder (2006) (Video)
Kevin mentions that he liked the movie (as X-Men 2).
Requiem for Krypton: Making 'Superman Returns' (2006) (Video)
mentioned a few times
Troldspejlet: Troldspejlet Special: Superman (2006) (TV Episode)
Jakob Stegelmann mentions the film in his review of Superman Returns (2006)
Vision of a Future Passed: The Prophecy of 2001 (2007) (Video)
mentioned once
Take (2008)
Part of Jeff's list of great comic book movies
Troldspejlet: Episode #41.6 (2009) (TV Episode)
Jakob Stegelmann mentions the film in his review of Killzone 2 (2009) (VG)
Super Capers: The Origins of Ed and the Missing Bullion (2009)
igniter boy makes fire on his hand.
Family Guy: Not All Dogs Go to Heaven (2009) (TV Episode)
Patrick Stewart mentions the X-Men movie
The Simpsons: Four Great Women and a Manicure (2009) (TV Episode)
Marge quotes from "MacBeth," and Homer asks her if it is a quote from "X-Men 2."
Bad Movie Beatdown: X-Men Origins Wolverine (2010) (TV Episode)
referencing past plot point
X-Men: First Class (2011)
Future Villian Reference: In the scene where Charles, Moira, and Mystique are trying to convince the CIA that mutants exist, Charles states that Agent Stryker is thinking about his son William. This is, of course, a reference to General William Stryker, the main villian from X-Men 2.
Midnight Screenings: X-Men: First Class (2011) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue.
Special Collector's Edition: Sospechosos habituales (2011) (TV Episode)
mentioned in Bryan Singer's filmography
Conan: A Tree with Dutch Elm Disease Grows in Brooklyn (2011) (TV Episode)
Title mentioned while introducing Hugh Jackman
Conan: Die Hard 5: Let's Not Die Quite So Hard, I've Got Chronic Back Pain (2012) (TV Episode)
Title mentioned while introducing Rebecca Romijn
Justice League: Doom (2012) (Video)
Ma'alefa'ak disguises himself as a beautiful woman & then offers him a drink laced with poison, this scene almost complently indentical to a scene from X2
The Nostalgia Chick: Men in Black (2012) (TV Episode)
mentioned when discussing a proper sequel
Veep: Midterms (2013) (TV Episode)
Ben asks Selina "You know that portrait with the guy who looks like a fat Wolverine?"
Honest Trailers: X-Men Origins: Wolverine (2013) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by the narrator
The Chase: Episode #1.4 (2013) (TV Episode)
Brooke asks a question about "the X-Men movies".
Someone Has to Review It!: X-Men Days of Future Past (2014) (TV Episode)
Film is mentioned in review
Honest Trailers: X-Men: Days of Future Past (2014) (TV Episode)
Still is shown
Shameful Sequels: X-Men: The Last Stand (2015) (TV Episode)
Mike talks about the first two X-Men movies
Robot Chicken: Robot Chicken Christmas Special: X-Mas United (2015) (TV Episode)
Title reference to "X-Men United"
Honest Trailers: Deadpool (2016) (TV Episode)
Title is shown


Why Man Creates (1968) (Short)
Playing on museum.
Star Trek: The Next Generation (1987) (TV Series)

Featured in 

HBO First Look: X2: X-Men United (2003) (TV Episode)
Troldspejlet: Episode #29.15 (2003) (TV Episode)
reviewed + footage used
X2: United Colors of X (2003) (Video)
Clips, snippets of interviews and behind-the-scenes
X2 Global Webcast Highlights (2003) (Video)
Clips, interviews and behind-the-scenes
Reel Paradise (2005)
a film clip of this film is in Paradise Reel
SexTV: We Want You!/The Bedtrick/Saucy Stitchwork (2006) (TV Episode)
Clip from film is used in this episode.
X-Men: Evolution of a Trilogy (2006) (Video)
Clips and behind the scenes footage shown
Troldspejlet: Episode #40.9 (2008) (TV Episode)
Jakob Stegelmann presents the film as a nominee for the poll "Best Live Action Super-Hero Movie" + clip shown
The Wright Stuff: Episode #11.5 (2009) (TV Episode)
Clip shown to introduce today's special guest Alan Cumming.
The Rotten Tomatoes Show: Daybreakers/Leap Year/Youth in Revolt (2010) (TV Episode)
Screenplay Cliché segment.
Great Movie Mistakes (2010) (TV Movie)
Clips of mistakes shown
The Nostalgia Chick: Playing God (2010) (TV Episode)
Clips shown.
Hollywood's Top Ten: Holding Out for a Superhero (2011) (TV Episode)
Hugh Jackman takes #9 and Alan Cumming takes #8 top movie superheroes
The Nostalgia Chick: X-Men: The Animated Series (2011) (TV Episode)
referenced in regards to writing Professor X out of the story
Forget About It: X-Men (2011) (TV Episode)
Panda "forgets about it"
Hollywood's Top Ten: Superpowers (2011) (TV Episode)
Bad Movie Beatdown: Van Helsing (2011) (TV Episode)
clips shown
Troldspejlet: Episode #51.3 (2014) (TV Episode)
Adamantium Collection, featuring the 4 X-Men films and 2 Wolverine films reviewed + footage used
X-Men: Days of Future Past (2014)
Wolverine's flashback features footage of the Weapon X project from this movie featuring Brian Cox as Stryker
Honest Trailers: The X-Men Trilogy (2014) (TV Episode)
Film trailer used
Loose Canon: Nightcrawler (2015) (TV Episode)
Clips are shown.
The Blockbuster Buster: Honest Review: X2 (TV Episode)
movie is reviewed

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